If you’re like most people, you don’t have a problem coming up with things to write about others, but when it comes to writing about yourself, you find yourself at a loss for words.

That’s why Create Make Write has put together this list of 47 prompts to help get your creativity flowing! These could be used as memoir writing prompts if you want to tell the story of your life, or they could be starters for blog posts or journal entries.

No matter what you choose to do with them, I hope that these prompts will help you learn more about yourself and grow as a writer.

What things can you write about yourself?

1. Your childhood

2. Your family

3. Your first love

4. A time when you were proud of yourself

5. A time when you were brave

6. A time when you were happy

7. A time when you were sad

8. Write what your dreams are

9. Write what your fears are

10. Write what your passions are

11. Write about your favorite memories

12. Things you’re grateful for

13. Hobbies and interests

14. Your ideal day

15. A defining moment in your life

16. The people who have influenced you the most

17. How you see yourself

18. How others see you

19. Your ideal career

20. Your ideal relationship

21. Things you’d like to change about yourself

22. The best advice you’ve ever been given

23. What you would do with a million dollars

24. A time when you failed miserably

25. Something that scares you

26. A secret you’ve never told anyone

27. Your first kiss

28. The moment you realized you were grown up

29. A time you were in danger

30. A time you overcame a challenge

31. A happy memory with your family

32. A sad memory with your friends or family

33. A happy memory with friends

34. Things you like to do when you’re bored

35. Your favorite thing about yourself

36. Your least favorite thing about yourself

37. A physical feature you love about yourself

38. A physical feature you hate about yourself

39. What you would change about your family

40. What you would change about your friends

41. How you’ve changed over the years

42. The person you admire most and why you admire them

43. A character trait you share with them

44. A character trait you don’t share with

45. Things you like to do when you’re alone

46. Things you like to do when you’re with others

47. A time when you pushed yourself outside your comfort zone

48. How it made you feel

49. Something you’ve always wanted to do

50. Why you haven’t done that one thing yet

51. Your favorite place to go on vacation

There are a lot of reasons why you should write about yourself. For starters, writing is a great way to get to know yourself better. It can also be a therapeutic exercise and can help you process difficult emotions or experiences. Writing can also help you communicate better and build stronger relationships. Also, writing about yourself can be a great way to share your story with others.