I’ve been researching videos for my upcoming talk in November (click here to find out more!) I came across this one which I realise is such a great anthem for Future Self – as if my Future Self is talking to me. It’s soppy but effective! (It’s from that great kid’s movie: Pete’s Dragon in case you’re curious).
I first heard this song in 2004 at a time when I was feeling quite down and lonely. My Dad passed away very suddenly just weeks before we emigrated back from Canada to England. It was a big move at a vulnerable time and 4 weeks later, with the children still very small (3 and 6), it all started to get to me. Then this song came on my car radio and I honestly felt it was Dad’s way of reaching out and comforting me. It still brings a lump to my throat as I think about it, but, at the same time, I love recalling the magic of that moment.