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13 Genius Ways To Treat Your Future Self

You're welcome, future me. Begin enjoying tomorrow today, courtesy of the BMW i3.

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1. Put a 100-dollar bill in your winter coat pocket just before you store it for the warmer months.

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2. Create a “Calendar Coupon.”

By the time this rolls around, you will have totally forgotten.
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By the time this rolls around, you will have totally forgotten.

3. Buy all the ingredients for a perfect recovery breakfast BEFORE you go hit the town.

Tomorrow morning you will be incredibly thankful.
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Tomorrow morning you will be incredibly thankful.

4. Make a Pamper Pact (one S.O. or roommate or BFF required).

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It's simple: Each of you picks a secret date and a surprise activity you can enjoy together. Set a secret date reminder in your phone. When the day rolls around, you do the OTHER person's surprise activity. Both of you are surprised each time. WIN!

5. Write an email to your future self with FutureMe.org.

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6. When you hear that something you love isn't going to be made anymore, buy AS MUCH AS YOU CAN.

It might even be worth something. We've all seen those eBay auctions...
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It might even be worth something. We've all seen those eBay auctions...

7. Sign up for a _______ of the month club.

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Do you love cheese? Wine? Beer? Cooking? Gadgetry? Whiskey? Makeup? Books? Chocolate? Style? There is a month club lurking out there for you. Find it, sign up, and prepare for a joyous new treat in the mail every month.

8. Set reminders during the winter to ensure you'll enjoy summer to the max.

You know you('re going to) want this.
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You know you('re going to) want this.

9. Put some cool stuff in a time capsule.

For one year, five years, 10 years, or longer. It's especially fun with kids!
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For one year, five years, 10 years, or longer. It's especially fun with kids!

10. Or create a text capsule.

Capsule is a nifty app that sends text messages to you or someone in your contacts at a future time you specify. And it's free!

11. Grow something tasty.

Do you love peppers? A particular spice, herb, or veggie? Taking care of a plant isn't much work, and it adds color to your windowsill. Future you will taste the delicious fruits of your labor.
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Do you love peppers? A particular spice, herb, or veggie? Taking care of a plant isn't much work, and it adds color to your windowsill. Future you will taste the delicious fruits of your labor.

12. Expert mode: Create an algorithmn that will randomly buy you $50 worth of stuff from Amazon each month and deliver it to your door.

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That's what this guy did. He never knows what to expect.

13. Lastly, jot down three things you are thankful for each night before bed, and go back and reread it on this day next year.

Studies show it relieves stress and promotes happiness and well-being. Your better future starts today!
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Studies show it relieves stress and promotes happiness and well-being. Your better future starts today!

The future will be here in no time. In fact, some may say it's already arrived.

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Built in a wind-powered factory with the strength of carbon fiber and the agility of BMW performance, the all-electric BMW i3 redefines our idea of the automobile. Hello future.