If you’re thinking that there must be a better way to make positive, substantive changes to your life, you’re right! We call this simple yet powerful exercise the “hope letter.”

Practice this happy act and post it to social media using #HappyActs. See what others are doing on our #HappyActs Tagboard


Write a Hope Letter

Turn your hopes into reality by writing a letter to yourself.


Making Hope Happen

Shane Lopez, Ph.D., is one of the world’s leading researchers on hope. Find out the importance of creating a relationship with your future self, coming up with multiple pathways to reach your goals and a few activities you can try to become more hopeful.