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Dear Future Me: Hopes, Fears, Secrets, Resolutions

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Write a letter to yourself ... in the futureTake part in a sociological experiment that taps into a culture obsessed with the future and all that it entails: self-improvement, anxiety, technological change, even global affairs. What do you think your life will be like in one year ... in five years ... in twenty years? The fascinating letters in this collection are ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 9th 2007 by HOW Books
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Bee
Jul 15, 2008 Bee rated it liked it
Shelves: nonfiction
What would you say in a letter to your future self? I thought about that quite a bit when I skimmed through this book. (I say 'skimmed' because it was lengthy and I didn't read it in its entirety) Would I warn myself against repeating bad relationship mistakes? Lots of people seemed to do just that in their letters. I ran across people admonishing their future selves to be more fearless, to quit drinking, to travel more, to get out of abusive marriages. Like 'PostSecret', at times I found it too ...more
Emily W
http://www.futureme.org/
Before you read this review, go to the website. Write down how you're feeling right now - your struggles, thoughts, hopes, secrets, wishes, worries, and anything else significant to the present. Then, pick a date, and send that email to your future self.

I have been using the futureme website for over two years now, and it's always a pleasant surprise receiving a letter from a younger me. Although I tend to keep all my letters private (i.e. only I can see them), some users
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Sara
May 15, 2016 Sara rated it liked it
An entertaining book. I love writing future me letters, and it was cool to read other people's too. Some of them were boring or just too long, but you could skim or skip those, I suppose. Fun to read.
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