Many of us like to revisit our past. Most of the time we get stuck in it. And the longer we get stuck, the more difficult it is for us to move on. Be it a good memory from the past or a bad one, we may find ourselves thinking about it all the time. Sometimes we wish we could stay in the past forever and sometimes, we wish we could go back to change whatever it is we have done in the past. Most probably, the reason why we hold on to the past is because we blame it for the present situation that we're in right now. Sometimes, we regret the things we've done in the past so much that we find it very difficult for us to move on from it. But no matter what our reasons for getting stuck in the past is, we need to move on from it because it's the right thing to do. getting stuck in the past is not healthy. It will affect how we deal with our lives at present and everything could turn out unpleasant if we choose not to move forward.
There is no point in hanging on to your past regrets because you will never be able to change the things that have happened anymore. There is nothing you can do with whatever happened to you in the past. The only thing that you can do is learn from it. And you can never learn from it if you just keep on holding on. If things never worked out the way you planned it to, then you should take the lesson you learned from it and use it to avoid making the same mistakes in the future. The mistakes you experienced in the past will only make you a better person. Experience is a good teacher because it will show you the mistakes you've done and it will give you an idea on how you can improve yourself the next time you encounter the same situations. Your life is too short to hold on to grudges. Avoid telling yourself that you should have done that or you should have done this. Because the past is the past. Do not allow it to ruin your present and future.
The past will never bring back things to the way they are. Things will never be the same. Your present will never be the same with your past no matter how hard you try. You have to accept the fact that everything changes. You have to learn to accept the changes or else you will go nowhere in life.
The decisions you made in the past will result in the situation that you have right now. These decisions are what got you to where you are in your life right now. The choice is always yours to make if you want your present situation to change. Wallowing in your past decisions will not change that place or situation that you're in right now. Learn from those decisions you've made in the past to avoid the same results that you don't want.
You have to let go of the past in order to move forward. The past is just a reminder of the things that you need to improve on to make your life better. Holding on to it will not bring changes to your present or your future.