What do you hope to accomplish? How are you going to do it? One day, your life is going to end. We can be so consumed with our demanding jobs and fast-paced lives that we fail to see the bigger picture.
I challenge you to try to think farther ahead. Sending a message to yourself forces you to do this. When the thought of death and getting older are present, it becomes easier to realize the shortness of life. You have to hurry to get the most out of it.
Are you about to go to college? Getting married? Moving to a new city? Were you worried about something stressful that turned out to be no big deal? Or maybe you regrettably forgot to stop and smell the roses? One simple resource is FutureMe. This site lets you send an email to yourself and have it delivered at a future date. For a seamless experience that is a little more hands-off, try Five Year Letter fiveyearletter.
When you sign up, you will receive a real physical letter in the mail that guides you through the process. Then you mail it back in the prepaid envelope and wait. This is just a starting point. The important part is to just be sincere and thoughtful. Your future self will thank you.
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Remember, the goal A Letter To Myself to peak at 90 or later. Now A Letter To Myself on an epic vacation and buy a new outfit with your sweet bank account that you hopefully acquired by now. Everything that has happened has lead you to this moment. Everything worked out exactly as it should be. All the puzzle pieces fit, all the paths make sense. All the people were meant to be. All the successes and failures and heartwarming and heartbreaking moments were all worth it.
No regrets. Right now your life is one giant crossroads. I hope you have a few more things figured out by now. But I also hope you still have some questions. Keep asking them. Spend time with people you love. Pick up the phone. Make some plans. Get outside, even when the couch is calling. Camp in the woods. Build a fire. Have some wine. Stay up late. Climb a mountain. Go for a sail. Eat good food cooked from scratch.
See live music. Travel abroad A Letter To Myself someone you care about. Immerse yourself in a good book. Do you have A Letter To Myself Raise them right. Spend time with them. Write down your thoughts. Tell your stories. Set goals, both lofty and reasonable. Move your body. Give back. Hey girl, slow down for a second—I have some things I want to share. Some stuff is going to happen to you. Focus on that. You best realize this now and just try and enjoy what you have in the present moment.
Please never stop holding on to hope. It will cause you pain, but A Letter To Myself will also help you get through the days, excite you, and make you feel like your heart is a big thing of cotton candy.
Are you still eating cotton candy? Go high-five that inner child we sometimes think is so silly. She reminds you of your mother. Go buy yourself one of those Spongebob Squarepants popsicles you get so excited about and give her a call.
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