She gave me piles of mind-opening children’s books, which I willingly read.
So I discovered many answers for myself by exploring and experimenting.
My playground was a jumble of old circuit boards, spare electric wire, and an assortment of broken appliances.
These are simply two examples of infinitely many ideas you could come up with.
The first question focuses on your personality traits — who you are.
For example, using “creative writing” as a high-level idea, one could stress their love of world-building, conveying complex emotions, and depicting character interactions, emphasizing how writing stems from real-life experiences.
A different idea that doesn’t involve an activity would be to discuss how your personality has developed in relation to your family; maybe one sibling is hot-headed, the other quiet, and you’re in the middle as the voice of reason (or maybe you’re the hot-head).
I was given a remarkable amount of freedom at a young age.
When I was 8, my parents bought an old computer for from a local yard sale with the intention of letting me loose on it. Motivated by curiosity, I delved into it at once and learned how to use each and every feature of the computer’s antiquated MS-DOS operating system.
With my father’s help and an old programming book by my side, I even created simple videogames for my younger brother to play.
My parents taught me to be independent and self-motivated by providing me opportunities to learn by trial and error.