A Letter To My 90 Day Self


A few weeks ago, I thought I was dealing well with the current state of the world. Jump to one week ago, and I was not. In such turbulent times, it’s like being on a roller coaster with waves of emotion surprising you at every dip and turn. Last week was my complete loop-de-loop.

The best thing for me to do in those downturns is lean on my support system. After explaining my mindset, a good friend suggested a group of us take the time to reflect on a journaling prompt.

The rules were simple:

  1. Write a letter to myself detailing what I have done in these 90 days, being as specific as possible.
  2. Use it as a visioning exercise of where I want to be and who I want to become.
  3. Everything must be FULLY within my control.
  4. Be honest and compassionate with myself.

It wasn’t easy, and took a few tries, but once I got started, I became aware of all the fears and discomfort bouncing around my head. My letter became two parts – those fears and what was within my control to accomplish....