The use of our intelligence quite properly gives us pleasure. In this respect the brain is like a muscle. When we think well, we feel good. Understanding is a kind of ecstasy. —Dr. Carl Sagan
There is great worth in being able to imagine your future and the wonderfulness that you hope it will hold. It it the epitome of positive thinking to be able to envision yourself exactly where you want to be in the not so distant future. And a great method to be proactive in getting there is to make a plan, give yourself a deadline, and hold yourself accountable.
We have come across a great site called FutureMe.org that allows its users to write letters to themselves and pick a date to have it emailed to them on a date of their choosing in the future.