You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending meaning you can’t recover any lost time if you want to change a situation. Instead, start the change from this moment to get a win.
To live a 100 percent perfect life is practically impossible. No matter how cautious and exposed you are to different situations, mistakes are bound to happen. There are stages in life when we have opportunities that requires proper decisions but you failed to realize the importance of that opportunity. You must have asked, why do we devote meaningful time into meaningless things? Or why couldn’t we have done things in a different manner to have a better result. The answer is “You”. Everyone have limited time so do you. But the way you effectively utilize it counts. If only you can overcome the mistakes of the past, and be willing to change your present and future, that’s the only way you can succeed.
To feel guilty about a situation shouldn’t lower your self-esteem. Instead, start planning from this moment. define your goal, think of better ideas to make up the lost time irrespective of your current situation. Keep your mind focus towards achieving that goal and it will come into reality.