Writing Prompts


  1. What has changed in your day-to-day life since COVID-19 became a global pandemic? 
  2. How do you feel about COVID-19? Do you feel angry? Do you feel worried? If the answer is yes, why do you feel this way?
  3. Which changes have led to the most upheaval of your day to day life?
  4. If you had to reassure or help a friend or family member about COVID-19, what would you say/how would you assist them?
  5. How do you see the world in light of what is happening at the moment? 
  6. What goals did you have before COVID-19 became a pandemic? Has the virus impacted your ability to achieve them? 
  7. Finish this sentence: “I couldn’t imagine living without…”. Is there anything that you’re going without at the moment? What is it? How does this make you feel?
  8. What has surprised you the most about this pandemic?
  9. Name a compassionate way you’ve supported a friend recently. Then write down how you can do the same for yourself.
  10. Is the pandemic bringing you and your family closer together?
  11. What are you learning about yourself during the coronavirus pandemic? 
  12.  What are you learning about other people and places like health organisations and the government?
  13. How will you use the information and lessons that you learn during the coronavirus outbreak in future?