How (and Why) to Write a Letter to Your Future Self.
An invitation to write to your future self — take time out, reflect on how you’re feeling right now, and look forward to better days beyond COVID-19. It’s open to everyone, a chance to get creative and feature in an exhibition in the near future. 1. Choose or make your perfect writing paper or postcard 2.
Why you should write a letter to your future self There are a lot of methods to set and achieve your goals, but picturing yourself a year from now and outlining what you want to achieve might be.
Dear Future Me. Now it’s your turn: Use FutureMe.org and write your future self an email of encouragement, wisdom, and support. Or simply write a letter to yourself, place it in an envelope, and ask your parents to deliver it to you years from now. Ideas to consider.
Thinking back on the letter, I tried to remember writing it. I vaguely recalled giving my future self some advice. In my recollection, my fifteen-year-old self wanted to make sure I would continue to write and figure skate, and she probably assumed I’d be married and have a baby by now.
Write your letter to the future in the Letter 2 Future website.
I do this exercise at my Manifestation retreats where you write a letter to your sixteen-year-old self. It’s powerful, revelatory, and sometimes, incendiary. Every time I write the letter, I discover something different about myself. I see others have major breakthroughs. People laugh and cry as they write these letters to their younger selves.
For this “Try This at Home” idea, you write a letter to your future self, to say “Congratulations!” for having achieved whatever you want to achieve.