As writers, we often find inspiration in the simplest things. A favorite quote, a new experience, the beauty of nature. But sometimes, we need to go a little deeper. That’s where these 25 deep topics to write about come in handy. They provide a wealth of inspiration for your writing, and can help you tap into your innermost thoughts and feelings.

Some of these topics are broad, others are serious. Don’t feel like you have to a solid point of view, or even a full-fledged essay or paragraph. Just begin with random thoughts or bullet points. Later, you can return and shape your writing into something meaningful. As you continue to write, you will develop a point of view on these topics, and then revise your writing into a new piece.

What are deep topics and deep things to write about?

  1. The human experience
  2. Our place in the universe
  3. Life after death
  4. The purpose of love and relationships
  5. Suffering and pain
  6. Happiness and joy
  7. Success and failure
  8. Education and learning
  9. Life after death
  10. Suffering and pain
  11. Happiness and joy
  12. Success and failure
  13. Education and learning
  14. Technology and its impact on society
  15. Religion and spirituality
  16. The nature of reality
  17. Politics and current affairs
  18. Ethics and morality
  19. The human condition
  20. Race and ethnicity
  21. Gender and sexuality
  22. Mental health and well-being
  23. Physical health and fitness
  24. Career and work
  25. Creative pursuits
  26. Personal finance
  27. Minimalism and simple living
  28. The environment and sustainability
  29. Your favorite poem or quote and what it means to you.
  30. When you were pushed to your limits and how you overcame that experience.
  31. When you felt most alive.
  32. A dream or goal that you have and how you plan to achieve it.
  33. Capitalism vs. other types of financial systems

It’s easy to find inspiration for writing in the big things – the life-changing moments, the heart-wrenching experiences, and the jaw-dropping revelations. This list has a lot of serious topics. Use them as a starting point for your next piece of writing, and see where they take you!

But what about those small moments that make up our everyday lives? The times when we’re stuck in traffic, or waiting in line at the grocery store, or taking a shower? It’s during these mundane moments that we have an opportunity to explore the depths of our own minds.