December 21: Future self. Imagine yourself five years from now. What advice would you give your current self for the year ahead? (Bonus: Write a note to yourself 10 years ago. What would you tell your younger self?)
Sidenote: Oh hello #Reverb10, yes I am still participating. I went on holidays so sorry, you got sacrificed in the name of craptactularly bad wi-fi and far too many cookies with my name on them. But I’m back!
Stop second guessing your ability to create. For the love of all that is good in your world, you are a creative force. You are skilled beyond administration. You are a maker. You can create beautiful things so don’t underestimate your skills. Feel free to give yourself a bit of room to create. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes – chances are you are the only one who notices.
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Dear Self of 10 Years Ago:
OMG really, did you actually think jet black hair was a great idea? Holy crap, just say no. It took you 7 years to get rid of it all and now it’s freakin’ grey. THINK AHEAD, Arbo.
By special presentation, a visual history of my hair since 1999 ish: