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Thank You Thursday

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A few weeks ago, I suggested you write a “Thank you” letter to someone from your past, Thank You Thursday – 8/25/16.

This week, I would like to encourage you to write a letter to someone from your future: a mentor, a spouse, a child, a boss, etc.

I know, you think I’ve gone batty.  “How can I write a letter to someone I have not yet met?”, you ask.   That is what makes this exercise so fun.  You get to create a future success story for yourself and express gratitude for it.  It is visualization on paper!

As I, and many others, have said before, expressing gratitude is the best way to manifest more things to be grateful for.  If you want to succeed in reaching a goal the best and fastest way to do it is to be grateful for it, NOW!  Not when it eventually manifests.

Think about one of your goals.  Who do you need in your life to help you reach that goal?

  • If you want to succeed in business, you need a mentor to help educate and guide you.
  • If you want to be married, you need a spouse.
  • If you want to be a parent, you need a child.
  • If you want to lose weight, you need a personal trainer.

As you write your letter, remember there are NO LIMITS to who you can write to and what you can achieve.  This letter is pure imagination and visualization.  Be grand and bold!  If you want Oprah to mentor you, thank Oprah!  The point is to have fun and feel the joy and gratitude of the achievement.

Here is an example of a letter I wrote:

To my Mentor,
There are not enough words in the English language to “Thank you” for all that you have done for me.  Your guidance, support, and belief in my dream played a crucial part in success.
If you had told me just 18 months ago that I would have achieved my goal of being able to work from anywhere in the world on my schedule, I would have told you you we crazy.
But today, I am writing you this letter from a beach in Hawaii, where I have been everyday for the past week.  Each morning I awake, go to the gym, have breakfast by the pool and spend a few hours working with clients via email and Skype.  In the afternoon, I stroll on the beach or take surfing lessons.  Some days I work for a few hours in the evening and other days I do not.  It is my choice.
I have the amazing opportunity to live this life because of you!!!!!
You devoted a portion of your life to taking me under your wing and helping me create my dream life.  You challenged me to step outside of my usually narrow boundaries and take chances.  I could only have done this, because I knew you would not let me fail.
 You cheered my successes and supported me when things did not go as planned.  You never judged or criticized. 
Of all of the gifts you gave me, the most beautiful and impactful is, you helped me gain my self-worth, self-respect, and confidence.  You were my guiding light through thick and thin.  You showed me my potential (actually, you forced me to seek out and find my potential) and you encouraged me to share it with the world.
For all of this I am truly grateful.  
Thank you for making me and my life what there are today!
In love and gratitude, 
Rachel
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