HAPPINESS is NOT letting your past become an EXCUSE for a unsatisfying future.
Own up to your mistakes, learn from them but refuse to be defined by them. I'm human and I make mistakes. Some of them bigger than others in spite of doing my best. I guess you do too. Have you noticed that big mistakes often become baggage (regret, shame, guilt, anger) that you carry within long after the mistake was committed? In instances when you’ve successfully dealt with the negative emotions and gotten rid of them, there are people who remind you of your mistakes and l