To err is human. Everyone makes mistakes in life. But, having guilt feelings about past mistakes is one of the major roadblocks to success. You repent so much about your past experiences that you are unable to do your best thus stopping yourself from living life to the fullest.
Life is too short to worry about things that happened in the past……..Brian Tracy.
The problem aggravates when people keep reminding you of your failures. Don’ t give power to those unpleasant past experiences by reliving them over and over.
You can not run away from your past. Accept it as part of yourself. It is quite natural to get emotionally disturbed by remembering your past mistakes. But, hanging on to past experiences drains your brain of positive energy and gives you pain and regret.
Guilt feelings have a negative impact on your mindset making you feel worse. You are unable to focus on things at hand. Instead, learn from your past mistakes and do your best not to repeat them.
You must also develop an attitude of gratitude. Instead of remembering bad experiences from your past, be thankful about all the good things that happened in your life. When you express gratitude, you start to put things in their proper perspective.
Learn to forgive yourself to stop beating yourself up over past mistakes and to live life to the fullest. This will keep your mind free from guilt and you will be able to focus 100% on the present.
Forgiveness lowers stress levels and has startling health benefits. It also helps you to accept things you can not change.
Appreciate the present when your mind is drawn into negative thinking. By noticing what’s happening in the present, you avoid getting stuck in self-defeating thoughts. Simple acts like concentrating on the flow of your breath can help make you shift your attention to the present moment.
If you keep thinking unpleasant thoughts about your past, you are likely to get trapped in the vicious cycle. The more you repent on past mistakes, the more you waste your present. This means you are going to feel guilty in the future about the things you could not do today. So, you have to learn to live in the present for living life to the fullest.
Brian Tracy suggests in his video to take life one day at a time. Watch this for valuable tips on living life to the fullest.
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