Dear Me

My high school yearbook's slogan the year I graduated was: "Wait, It Gets Better!" That was both an overtly cynical slam against my high...

  Dear High School Me, You have it all figured out, don’t you? It’s okay, though. You justify it by knowing that you’re still young, and...

Psst! Hey, Carrie. I see you there. Stop hiding behind the locker corridors waiting for the bell to ring. You have to go to class...

Hey, me.  I know you're going through some weird, rough times.  And that weirdness and roughness is going to last awhile.  I know it...

Dear Future Me, You’re 25. That seems rather old, doesn’t it? (It probably doesn't make you feel too great to be called old by someone who...

It’s going to be okay.  Sure, right now it doesn’t feel like it, but a little birdie told me that it will be. Those...

Dear High School Me, Hi! Guess who?  It’s me, silly.  Well, you.  Okay, the older you.  I’m you 24 years from now.  I know you’re...

Know this in your heart: Where you are now is just a stepping stone.  A test of character. A small fraction of what...

Dear High School Me, The person you are now is largely the person that you are still going to be more than 25 years later,...

I’m going to tell you this, and you may not believe me, but I swear it’s true: You know how DEEP inside you feel...