Writing a letter to your 16 year old self

Keep Dreaming, Love, D. They seduce you with their promises of a better, more exciting life, but it is all smoke and mirrors. I know your teen years were hard and awful, but this time will pass, and soon enough you will be your own person, living your life, on your terms.

You will, in time, hold that Olympic silver medal with pride -- not for many many years, but you will. With love we always do better, and as I wrote to the guy from Uganda, "We are all children of God and God doesn't make mistakes, and I am not a mistake, and neither is he, and I am not a God and neither is he.

Make sure you pack another change of clothes when you do go though, because you will have trouble in China with lost luggage. Never trust an airline that says locating lost luggage is an easy process.

Just do it now. Keep happiness in your heart and continue doing what you can to spread that happiness with those around you. You are meant to do amazing things — and you will, because you will overcome each and every one of these hardships.

Spend more time with your family.

Happy Birthday to Me: Letter to My 16 Year Old Self

In terms of goals, I had reached and exceeded several goals. Things you will never be very good at: Oh, and you won't regret getting that tattoo. Men and work will be your two greatest challenges, probably for the same reasons.

If I may quote a band who will not have a hit until you are You will forgive Dr. Those things are so temporary, and really not a big deal. Dreams Do Come True.

Ask to hear about their childhood; their teen years. Keep happiness in your heart and continue doing what you can to spread that happiness with those around you.

Identify a time period to write to, imagine what you would be like, and then start writing!. The end product, Dear Me: A Letter to My Sixteen-Year-Old Self, soon arrived and is a wonderful book of correspondence that manages to touch on every emotion possible as a result of the diverse range of characters who kindly contributed.

How to Write Your Letter. While you can write to your future self from any time period, I recommend to start with a one year time frame. This way, it’s easier to envision your goals, and it also gives you a comfortable time frame to take action.

Refer to today’s date.

Write to your sixteen year old self

Imagine writing to. I know this letter is going to go in one ear and out the other, but it is worth a shot. Remember that everything happens for a reason. If it is meant to be, it will be.

Writing a Letter To Your Future Self

Anyway, I wanted to write a letter to my year-old self for my birthday post. Because let’s be honest, think about how you were at 16 and I guarantee you laugh at yourself now. And these tips could also be used as advice for year-olds today, too. Not like they would listen to anything I had to say, but oh well.

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