There’s a question which people sometimes ask:
If you could tell your younger self something, write and send them a letter, a message to the past from the future, what would you say to yourself?
This is often used as a writing prompt, or a method of self healing…
I have to confess that I usually think that this is a stupid idea.
Sentimental, nostalgic nonsense.
But that’s not really what I think about it.
That’s a fearful reaction – What am I afraid of?
A defensive measure – What am I protecting myself from?
Old programming kicking in – Did I program myself to do this or did someone else program me to do this?
I have many superficial reasons which I give my
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