When the Future Arrives. A Letter to My Nieces and Nephews For 2022

Claudia Brose
6 min readDec 29, 2021
Photo by Sammie Chaffin on Unsplash

You are living in a different world than the one I grew up in. I feel like living in a transitional world.

Being part of generation X, I know a world without internet, smartphones or social media platforms and a world where we played with friends outside, rain or shine, returning home at dawn, hungry and dirty from playing.

Then I find myself writing my thesis on a thing called computer. Meanwhile, your generation and the previous generations are holding a tiny hyper fast computer in our hands with a high-end camera and calling via face-time friends in Australia at no cost. For you this is normality.

What a transition.

And you wonder, what will stay the same and what will be different?

I suspect, eventually, the issues you come up against will not be that dissimilar.

What are the questions you are facing in the future, starting with 2022 right in front of you?

How will you cope with change in a world where uncertainty is the norm and information overflow is twisting our brain? What goals should you set yourself and how can you find purpose and fulfillment in your life?

I believe that there are some fundamental concepts and values that are as important…



Claudia Brose

Writer, Event-Creator, Marketing Professional turned Rebel against a rushed world | Japan mad | Cyclist | Get my Newsletter Un-Rush claudiabrose.substack.com