Future self.The advice my future self would give my present self is very simple:
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?)
And now for the note to myself ten years ago. It is also very simple:
That drinking-too-much thing you struggle with and try to hide from the Palinode? You do eventually quit that, so stop beating yourself up about it and do something interesting.
a table at which I drank many, many pints