• What was the best birthday celebration you ever had?
• What’s the most important thing you ever learned?
• Did your career path ever take any unexpected turns?
These questions come from Kristen Kuhns’ article “Writing Your Memoirs: Inspirational Questions.” If you like these, she’s got 287 more. Check them out here.
If you have never used questions to prompt your thinking, I encourage you to try it. One question can sometimes help you recall memories you haven’t visited in years.