A Letter to my Future Self

Dear Chynna,

I’ve always written letters to our past selves, but really what good will that do? We can’t go back and change the past, we can only learn from it. I thought that this time around, we’d have a go at writing to our future self.

I also didn’t want to write a generic letter that states the goals that I want to be achieved at this certain time, blah blah blah. I’m still at a stage in my life where I don’t know exactly where I want to be in say 5 years time. I just know that I want us to be happy, as cheesy as that sounds, and have a book published. Whether we’ll be in a long-term relationship or by ourselves, as long as we’re happy that is all that matters.

Ideally, we should be settled, living away from home and in a job that makes us financially stable. I think those are realistic expectations, so it’s all about taking the steps to achieve these goals. 

In the pursuit of happiness, things get difficult but it’s what we do that makes the difference. Do we just sit there and moan and complain that nothing is going right? Or do we stand up and do something about it? 

Life has its ups and downs but with a good support system then you know that things are going to be okay. Life is not perfect but that’s what makes it fascinating, exciting, amazing. If we let all the bad shit that happens to us get in the way then we would be worn down to a husk of a human being.

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When we feel like crying, let it out. When we feel down, find someone to talk to. When you feel happy, share that with someone. When something good has happened in your life, shout it from the rooftops!

I am a firm believer in karma – put good into the universe, and you will be rewarded, no matter how small. No one needs negative vibes – we only subscribe to positive ones. 

Of course, not every day will be a good day – it’s unrealistic to expect that but if we go about life with a positive mindset and just keep doing us then it’s going to be alright. The goals we’ve set, we will have achieved by now because you know what? We. Got. This. 

Love and peace, baby girl. We the best.

Chynna x

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8 Comments

  1. Kassy
    February 26, 2018 / 3:40 am

    This is a great letter to your future self! I hope you can look back on it in the future and find yourself with all of those things you want. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Chynna
      Author
      March 8, 2018 / 8:21 am

      I hope so too ๐Ÿ™‚ xx

  2. Nancy
    February 27, 2018 / 6:05 pm

    We can’t predict the future, but as long as we’re aiming to be somewhere that we’re comfortable, it’s all good. Hope you’ll continue to find happiness and do the things you enjoy :). Life isn’t all that perfect, but the key action is to never give up.

    Hope your future self will be where you want it to be! Looking forward to seeing your future post reflecting to this letter :).

    exquisitely.me

    • Chynna
      Author
      March 8, 2018 / 8:23 am

      Thank you so much, Nance! Can’t wait to write it either ๐Ÿ˜€

  3. Dasynka
    March 3, 2018 / 6:48 pm

    This is a really lovely advice. I did something like that once, and in general writing is the most important thing to let out everything.
    Keep doing that ๐Ÿ™‚
    Dasynka
    http://dasynka.com

    • Chynna
      Author
      March 8, 2018 / 8:23 am

      I definitely agree! x

  4. Kayla
    March 6, 2018 / 7:37 am

    I love this!! It can be so therapeutic to do things like this, and will be amazing to look back on in the future. I hope you’re happy and content in 5 years too ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Chynna
      Author
      March 8, 2018 / 8:23 am

      Yes, it really is! Thank you so much ๐Ÿ˜€

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