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100 Interesting Things to Write about Yourself (for teens & young adults)

Do you find it challenging to find topics to write about?

Are you trying to write and can't figure out what to write?

Writing is not for a selected few. Everybody should know how to write. In fact, everybody writes. If you're having difficulty finding topics to write on, you can start by writing about yourself.

Writing about yourself is a process of self-discovery. It can help you learn more about yourself, your likes, dislikes, etc. You will discover things you didn't know about yourself. It is simply personal growth at its best.

You will understand some challenges you've been able to overcome, what you've achieved, and areas you need to work on.

I have compiled a list of 100 things you can write about yourself. It's going to be fun writing and discovering yourself.

Let's start

Things to write about yourself

  1. Who are you?

  2. What interests you the most?

  3. Describe one of your earliest childhood memories.

  4. Write about your role as a child in your family. What kind of chores do you do?

  5. What are your hobbies and why do you find them exciting?

  6. Write about a teacher, coach, or mentor who inspired you. How has their influence shaped you and the life you’re living? What do you wish you could tell them?

  7. What would be your biggest accomplishment in life, and why?

  8. Who is your best friend? Describe how you met and what keeps your friendship going.

  9. What is the unique thing about you?

  10. What are 10 interesting things about you?

  11. Write about what makes you happy?

  12. Write about what makes you sad?

  13. Write about 3-5 goals that you have for high school and how you'll achieve them.

  14. Write about a time when you were truly frightened. What happened? How did you feel?

  15. write in detail about your most successful moment so far. What did it take to get there? How did it feel to be successful?

  16. What is your favorite pet animal?

  17. Write about your biggest dream in the future.

  18. Describe a physical feature of yours that you really like.

  19. What are you most grateful for?

  20. Tell your story about how you won something, like a contest, a game, or a raffle.

  21. How do you take care of your mental health?

  22. Write about a trait you inherited or picked up from a parent.

  23. Write about a way in which you are very different from a parent.

  24. Write about a kind of exercise or physical activity you enjoy.

  25. Write about your calling in life.

  26. Write about a habit that you’ve been struggling with for a long time.

  27. Write about an external situation that you’ve been struggling with for years.

  28. What is something you are good at doing?

  29. What is your favorite color and why?

  30. What is the story behind your name?

  31. Which country do you want to visit and why?

  32. What is your favorite cartoon?

  33. What do you want to be when you grow up and why?

  34. What is your favorite thing about school?

  35. Write about what you would like to change about your school.

  36. Are you shy about your body? Or are you comfortable with it? Why?

  37. Write about your favorite spot in your home, and why you like it.

  38. Write about one of the most admirable classmates or coworkers you’ve ever had.

  39. Write about one of the worst classmates or coworkers you’ve ever had.

  40. Tell your story about the time you succeeded at something because you didn't give up.

  41. What is something that makes you almost unreasonably angry?