She had grown tired of looking back at the mistakes of the past. She decided it was time to enjoy the present. – Queenisms™
Sure, we can learn a lot from our past mistakes. But when we dwell in the past, playing those missteps over and over in our minds, holding ourselves hostage and withholding forgiveness from ourselves, we’re giving up on happiness. Let’s make a vow right here and now. Have a serious talk with yourself this week. Acknowledge past mistakes. Write yourself a letter. Get it all out. Then stand in front of a mirror and repeat after us. “I forgive you. I believe that most of the time you did the best you could. I believe in you. I believe you are worthy of my affection and support. I believe you have more to offer in the present and being stuck in regret and shame is a waste of a precious life. Your life, my life, is precious. I forgive you.”
Now, let’s open up the present, shall we?