How do you feel today?
Why do you feel that way? Is that the way you normally feel?
What do your friends think about you? What adjectives would they use to describe you?
When you have an argument with someone, do you forgive them quickly? Or do you stay angry for
a long time?
Are you a brave person, or a cowardly one? What brave things have you done?
Are you in love at the moment?
Are you an excitable person? Do your emotions change quickly?
Which do you think is the best/worst emotion?
What has been the happiest moment of your life? (What happened? When was that?)
Have you ever felt really sad? (When? Why? How long did you feel that way?)
Have you ever been really, really angry? Furious? (When? Why? What happened?)
What was the most frightening moment of your life? (When? Why? What happened?)
Have you ever been in love? (When? How did you feel? What happened?)
Do you still remember much about your first love? (What can you remember about him/her?)
Have you ever done something wrong, and then felt really guilty or ashamed? (When? Why? What
did you do? How long did the feeling last?)
Have you ever been in a fight? (How did you feel? What caused the fight?)
Have you ever been punished? (for example, at school / by your parents / by the police). What had
Have you ever won a prize, a race, a sporting event? (How did you feel?)
Have you ever been depressed? (Why? How did you feel? How long did it last?)
Have you ever done something really crazy because of strong feelings that you had?
What was the most boring period of your life?
How did you feel…:
• on your first day at elementary school? (What can you remember about that day?)
• the first time you ever travelled alone? (How old were you? Where did you go?)
• when you passed your driving test?
• when you drove on your own for the first time?
• on the day you graduated/finished university?
• at the interview(s) for your current job?
• on the first day of your current job?
• on your wedding day? (WAS it the happiest day of your life?)
• when you went on your first date?
• when you found out you/your partner was pregnant?
• when your child was born?
• when you got drunk / smoked a cigarette for the first time?
• When was that? Who were you with?
If you could choose one day/period in your life to live again, which would it be? Why?
If you could choose one day/period in your life to forget, which would it be? Why?
What advice would you give to a friend who was: depressed? bored? sad? angry?