A letter to myself from my 80-year-old self – what does he (she) has to tell you?

Do it. Right now. THIS IS IMPORTANT. It’s very powerful. You can get the best and the most suitable for you advice right now.

Open your notebook for free writing practics, or EssentialPIM, Obsidian, Evernote, MS Word, whatever. Take any piece of paper you want.

And write a letter from your 80-year-old self after reading this article.

What do you imagine yourself to be like in your old age?

How old do you currently expect to live?

Where are you writing the letter to yourself from? From a cozy little house in your hometown? From a gloomy poverty-stricken apartment in New York? From Brazil’s carnival?

How do you spend your life? Where is it all going? Are you sick and can barely walk? You are active, get up early in the morning, do exercises?

Do you have many grandchildren, do your children love you, or are you alone? Are you cheerful and alert and living a busy life? Or are you tired of everything, sad?

Lots of friends and hobbies, or you still can’t come to your senses after decades at a hateful job?

But most importantly, what do you have to say to your young (current) self?

Well, imagine yourself at age 80 and how you feel, the environment around you.

Write everything – advice, recommendations, questions, regrets, recriminations, memories, whatever. You can start free writing with all kinds of nonsense in general, and then you speed up, and out comes the most important stuff.

Do it right now!


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The important thing is to figure out exactly what your 80-year-old is most unhappy with you about. This will give you a clear understanding – what should be worked on now first, exposing your current problems and dissatisfactions that you may be pushing away from yourself in the background.

I’ve written this letter and other kinds of letters to myself more than once – from little me to big me, to myself in six months into the future, and so on.

But this letter from an older self to a younger one gives me the most powerful shake.

Acts as a sobering cold shower. It shakes. Changes the perception of life.

And usually the conclusion in the end – “What the hell are you being afraid of, why are you so slow down?

Why don’t you go straight about your dreams, why don’t you go and get what you want? Why don’t you make a plan to get to your goal and walk to it step by step?

Why all the twists and turns with waiting five years and putting it off or agonizing over something you can’t influence, fearing the reaction of loved ones or strangers to YOUR life?

Why so much dependence on what people will say and think?

Why put up with something for years and not find a way to fix it?

Why be afraid to make mistakes in a new thing? Why do you still give a damn to it all?

Why aren’t you working on crucial areas of life like Finances, Health, Work, Family, so you can be active, healthy, wealthy, and happy at any age?

What do you want to do? Do it! Or make a plan.


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Sometimes it confirms your hypothesis. Yes, you thought it wouldn't work. And it didn't. You were right. Let's move on.

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Through the principle of Fail Fast, you will also begin to acquire a kind of "tolerance for failure". They will not be perceived as a problem and scare. 

In business, this principle is used to test hypotheses quickly.

Similar principles:

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Just don't make the same mistakes over and over again )

How many failures and mistakes have you made lately? Many? That's good ) Learn fast.

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  • Whatever, just do your plans! 

It doesn't matter what went wrong yesterday, what you're afraid of, or what you're concerned about in the future. 

Never mind that you're not perfect or ready. 

Doesn't matter what's out of your zone of influence right now. 

Don't care if someone out there is cooler than you. 

Do with a narrow TUNNEL FOCUS exactly what the plan is for the next few hours. Do it flawlessly. Fast. Qualitative. 

Everything else has to be left out.

#justdoit #makeyourplan #focusonyourgoals #annabright
    3 months ago
  • "THERE IS A KEY TO EVERY LOCK" – how to find and build a relationship if there is none.

And the first bigger article in the blog is this one.

If you’re not in a relationship right now, stop worrying. Finding or building a relationship is easier than it seems.
 
The 8-step algorithm. 

It looks quite obvious in some places. But it was not so obvious at all - to put this system together after not understanding - what to do?

Read it here: 👇👇
https://gettingclose.net/howto-find-build-relationship
(the link is in bio)

Step 8. Well, if you can’t do the relationship-building right now for some reason or don’t have time, then forget it for some time. Whatever.

You can be very happy without it, every day.

Everything appears “by itself” as long as you enjoy life. And the relationship will also appear “by itself”, suddenly.

You can’t build a happy relationship if you’re bored alone with yourself or unhappy. You have to come to love everything in your world, in your life inside out.

You can start traveling (or make it possible in your life). Maybe meet someone in other places.

Imagine, there are billions of people around the world. Of course, there will be someone who needs someone exactly like you. Of course! How else could it be?! “There is a key to every lock”.

In short, stop being obsessed. And if you want something, then act, change, evolve )

#theresakeytoeverylock #relationships #howtofindlove #annabright
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MISTAKES ARE COMMON AND GOOD 

A mistake is usually just some failure of the TEST. It's the result of your experiment, which showed that this option didn't work. So - the next one, the other option. 

Sometimes it confirms your hypothesis. Yes, you thought it wouldn't work. And it didn't. You were right. Let's move on.

"Fail Fast" is a well-known phrase that experts recommend startups adhere to. 

Mistakes are simply NECESSARY for businesses and people to succeed. 

Through the principle of Fail Fast, you will also begin to acquire a kind of "tolerance for failure". They will not be perceived as a problem and scare. 

In business, this principle is used to test hypotheses quickly.

Similar principles:

Fail Early 
Fail Often
Fail Cheap
Learn Fast

Just don't make the same mistakes over and over again )

How many failures and mistakes have you made lately? Many? That's good ) Learn fast.

#failfast #failoften #failcheap #learnfast #mistakes #failures
MISTAKES ARE COMMON AND GOOD A mistake is usually just some failure of the TEST. It's the result of your experiment, which showed that this option didn't work. So - the next one, the other option. Sometimes it confirms your hypothesis. Yes, you thought it wouldn't work. And it didn't. You were right. Let's move on. "Fail Fast" is a well-known phrase that experts recommend startups adhere to. Mistakes are simply NECESSARY for businesses and people to succeed. Through the principle of Fail Fast, you will also begin to acquire a kind of "tolerance for failure". They will not be perceived as a problem and scare. In business, this principle is used to test hypotheses quickly. Similar principles: Fail Early Fail Often Fail Cheap Learn Fast Just don't make the same mistakes over and over again ) How many failures and mistakes have you made lately? Many? That's good ) Learn fast. #failfast #failoften #failcheap #learnfast #mistakes #failures
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Whatever, just do your plans! 

It doesn't matter what went wrong yesterday, what you're afraid of, or what you're concerned about in the future. 

Never mind that you're not perfect or ready. 

Doesn't matter what's out of your zone of influence right now. 

Don't care if someone out there is cooler than you. 

Do with a narrow TUNNEL FOCUS exactly what the plan is for the next few hours. Do it flawlessly. Fast. Qualitative. 

Everything else has to be left out.

#justdoit #makeyourplan #focusonyourgoals #annabright
Whatever, just do your plans! It doesn't matter what went wrong yesterday, what you're afraid of, or what you're concerned about in the future. Never mind that you're not perfect or ready. Doesn't matter what's out of your zone of influence right now. Don't care if someone out there is cooler than you. Do with a narrow TUNNEL FOCUS exactly what the plan is for the next few hours. Do it flawlessly. Fast. Qualitative. Everything else has to be left out. #justdoit #makeyourplan #focusonyourgoals #annabright
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"THERE IS A KEY TO EVERY LOCK" – how to find and build a relationship if there is none.

And the first bigger article in the blog is this one.

If you’re not in a relationship right now, stop worrying. Finding or building a relationship is easier than it seems.
 
The 8-step algorithm. 

It looks quite obvious in some places. But it was not so obvious at all - to put this system together after not understanding - what to do?

Read it here: 👇👇
https://gettingclose.net/howto-find-build-relationship
(the link is in bio)

Step 8. Well, if you can’t do the relationship-building right now for some reason or don’t have time, then forget it for some time. Whatever.

You can be very happy without it, every day.

Everything appears “by itself” as long as you enjoy life. And the relationship will also appear “by itself”, suddenly.

You can’t build a happy relationship if you’re bored alone with yourself or unhappy. You have to come to love everything in your world, in your life inside out.

You can start traveling (or make it possible in your life). Maybe meet someone in other places.

Imagine, there are billions of people around the world. Of course, there will be someone who needs someone exactly like you. Of course! How else could it be?! “There is a key to every lock”.

In short, stop being obsessed. And if you want something, then act, change, evolve )

#theresakeytoeverylock #relationships #howtofindlove #annabright
"THERE IS A KEY TO EVERY LOCK" – how to find and build a relationship if there is none. And the first bigger article in the blog is this one. If you’re not in a relationship right now, stop worrying. Finding or building a relationship is easier than it seems. The 8-step algorithm. It looks quite obvious in some places. But it was not so obvious at all - to put this system together after not understanding - what to do? Read it here: 👇👇 https://gettingclose.net/howto-find-build-relationship (the link is in bio) Step 8. Well, if you can’t do the relationship-building right now for some reason or don’t have time, then forget it for some time. Whatever. You can be very happy without it, every day. Everything appears “by itself” as long as you enjoy life. And the relationship will also appear “by itself”, suddenly. You can’t build a happy relationship if you’re bored alone with yourself or unhappy. You have to come to love everything in your world, in your life inside out. You can start traveling (or make it possible in your life). Maybe meet someone in other places. Imagine, there are billions of people around the world. Of course, there will be someone who needs someone exactly like you. Of course! How else could it be?! “There is a key to every lock”. In short, stop being obsessed. And if you want something, then act, change, evolve ) #theresakeytoeverylock #relationships #howtofindlove #annabright
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