7. You Can Never Change the past

And finally, a sound reason not to regret your past blunders (unless you've committed some atrocious crime against humanity), is that you can never change the past. And, think of it this way: the past is not part of you currently, only the present is. And the present is what dictates your future. So, change what you want about yourself now which will impact your future!

Having past regrets are not the same thing as feeling badly at one time or another for the things you've done wrong. That's a healthy emotion, sometimes labeled as guilt or shame, that leads us to eventually do what's right. When you dwell on those mistakes, regretting the past and wishing things happened differently over and over again, is what you want to avoid. Let's get the conversation going: what positive changes have you seen in your life after letting go of past regrets?

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