45 Root Chakra Journal Prompts + Questions To Ground Your Energy

Are you feeling scattered, unfocused, or even a bit lost? Today I’m sharing my favorite root chakra journal prompts to help you explore those feeling and identify ways to heal. You deserve to feel safe and secure in your world.

Your root chakra is home to your feelings, thoughts and beliefs about your place in the world. Your sense of safety, security, vitality and belonging all live here.

So when your root chakra is in balance you feel physically safe and strong, and enjoy a sense of community among your tribe.

But when your root chakra is out of balance, you can feel anywhere from a little scatterbrained to physically unsafe.

Root chakra journaling is a beautiful way to get in touch with your emotions so that you can feel better.  

What Is Root Chakra Journaling?

A chakra journal is a dedicated notebook for you to write about how events in your life are affecting you.

You have seven chakras in your energetic body, and each of them represents a unique set of emotions, physical body part, and area of your life.

Each day, you’re exposed to people, experiences, and events that impact your emotions. Your chakras process that energy and need regular, loving care to be brought back into balance.

Chakra journaling is one way to bring your attention to where your chakras need healing.

How Root Chakra Journaling Can Help You Heal

Self discovery. Root chakra journaling brings your attention to where you have an opportunity to let go of insecurity and fear.

Focusing tool. An open root chakra means that you enjoy mental clarity and the ability to focus on thoughts of your choosing. Chakra journaling is one way to practice that focus.

When you have mastery over your mind, your manifesting power is limitless!

Ease stress. Your root chakra is the energetic foundation for everything going on in your life. So when you’re stressed out, it helps to take a step back from the chaos and refocus on the basics. Reminding yourself that you’re safe puts things into perspective and eases tension.

Identify patterns. Family, religious communities, and any other group that influences your perception in life (especially when you’re young) help to form your beliefs. Sometimes, you unknowingly adopt prejudices, limiting beliefs, and other beliefs that don’t reflect who you truly are.

It takes a very self-aware person to notice this and set intentions for change. So you should take great pride in this work that you’re doing. It will help you discover your authentic self  and set you free in so many ways.

How To Use These Root Chakra Journal Prompts

The prompts and questions below are starting points, to get you started with writing in your journal. Give yourself freedom to tweak them, or write about other things that come up as you contemplate them.

These prompts and questions focus on the themes the root chakra represents. They’re intended to give you a lens through which to examine whatever’s going on in your life right now.

So don’t overthink! Just read through the list, notice what comes to mind, and write freely.

Root Chakra Journal Prompts

  • I’m proud of myself for keeping this commitment…
  • I can create more peace with my family by…
  • I really enjoy spending time with these people because they bring out the best in me…
  • I’m creating a healthy work environment for myself by…
  • I noticed I have the most mental clarity when…
  • I give myself permission to release old patterns by…
  • Three things I did to nurture my physical body today are…
  • I connected with nature today when…
  • I can tell I’m exactly where I belong on my path because…
  • How can I better honor my body’s messages?
  • Am I feeling lonely? How can I enjoy my own company more? 
  • I set intentions for being grounded by…
  • The next time I feel afraid, I will tell myself…
  • I feel the most grounded connected and like my myself when I am…
  • What limiting beliefs did I inherit that don’t serve me? How can I upgrade those beliefs?
  • I feel most relaxed in my physical surroundings when I have these items close by…
list of root chakra journal prompts

Root Chakra Journal Questions

  • Did I have enough physical energy to get through the day today? 
  • At any point in the day that I feel physically or emotionally unsafe? What triggered it and how can I sooth myself so it’s better next time?
  • What am I grateful for today? 
  • Were all my basic needs met today, such as food, clothing, and physical safety? 
  • Do my thoughts stay focused on the task at hand or does my mind wander? 
  • How can I bring more mindfulness into my day?
  • Do I have a healthy relationship to food?
  • When I ask my body when it needs, what comes to mind?
  • When I think about grounding my energy, what comes to mind?
  • Did I keep my commitments as best I could today?
  • How did I connect with my tribe today?
  • What are my beliefs about abundance?
  • Do I carry beliefs about lack that are pinching off my ability to receive blessings?
  • Did my words and actions reflect my true self today?
  • What’s my ideal level of structure at work/home/relationships in order to thrive? Do I have too much of it or not enough?
list of root chakra journal questions

Root Chakra Shadow Work Prompts

Fear and anxiety are common emotions that can block the root chakra. Shadow work is a powerful tool for healing and release these emotions, so you can move toward inner peace and balance.

  • What am I most afraid of, and where does that fear come from?
  • Fear always points to an area in need of healing. What is my fear here to teach me?
  • Is there anything that’s making me feel unsafe?
  • How do I feel about my physical body image?
  • What fears do I have around money and financial stability? 
  • How has my upbringing influenced my beliefs about safety and security? 
  • What physical sensations do I experience when I feel anxious or fearful? 
  • How can I cultivate a sense of safety and security in my daily life? 
  • What steps can I take to release my fears and anxieties and feel more grounded and secure?
  • Is there room to improve my relationship to money and material comfort?
  • What comes to mind when I consider healing family issues?
  • How can I develop a deeper sense of belonging in my world?
  • Is there anything holding me back from making deeper connections with others?

More Ways to Unblock the Root Chakra

Root chakra journaling is a beautiful way to reflect on situations that affect your base chakra. But I share several other ways to open your root chakra in this post:

How To Open Your Root Chakra Fast: 10 Best Ways

You should also check out this list of root chakra affirmation. They are perfect for root chakra journaling. Read through the list, pick your favorite, and then write about what that affirmation means to you:

49 Powerful Root Chakra Affirmations to Feel Stable and Grounded

As an Aromatherapist, my favorite way to bring healing to the root chakra quickly is with essential oils. This root chakra oil blend from Rocky Mountain Oils is designed to help you to feel safe, grounded, and connected.

You can place a drop on the inside cover of your chakra journal. Every time you open it, the aroma will serve as a soothing reminder that you’re exactly where you belong, in every moment.

Rocky Mountain Oils root chakra blend 5ml
The 5ml root chakra blend is perfect for diffusing. I use it myself and it always helps me to feel grounded and more connected to my center.

You can also dab some onto the base of your spine (the location of the root chakra) or diffuse it into the air.

There is a strong connection between your emotions and your sense of smell, which is why essential oils are such a powerful tool for chakra healing.  

This root chakra oil also comes in a roll on. the best part about this roll-on is that it has a roller ball made of bloodstone, which is a powerful root chakra healing stone. How incredible is that?!

RMO root chakra roll-on with bloodstone roller ball
Roll this healing blend onto your pulse points, or lower back area to anchor yourself to Mama Earth.


Did you find these root chakra jounral prompts helpful? Which ones spoke to you the most? Plaese leave me a comment below and share!

You deserve to feel safe, secure, energetic, and strong. Sending you lots of love!

XO, Andrea

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Andrea Scalisi

Andrea has been practicing Astrology, Numerology, and Tarot for many years. She is a certified Aromatherapist and Reiki Master in Central NY, and also holds a Masters Degree from Syracuse University. Andrea loves helping her readers bring more spiritual self-care into their lives.

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