Do not consider the past. A man is never too old to start his life again and we should not consider that what he was will determine what he is or will be, Miguel de Unamuno.
There are two key ideas that should be taken into account.
Don’t allow the setbacks or your mistakes from yesterday to follow and haunt you, and prevent or steal the gift of being able to grow and live today to the fullest.
Accept and embrace every stage of life with its advantages and disadvantages, be happy with what you are and have, here and now, and live and adapt according to your reality in a changing world. “You should not try to go back to the place where you found happiness,” sang Joaquín Sabina, a Spanish songwriter.
Before I was paralyzed there were 10,000 things I could do. Now there are 9,000. I can either dwell on the 1,000 I’ve lost or focus on the 9,000 I have left. It is not what happens to you, it’s what you do with it, W. Mitchell.
You will be happy if you learn to live each moment of your life joyfully with its possibilities and limitations, embracing it, accepting its challenges, enjoying each and every moment to the fullest and the little things that life has to offer, and developing self-discipline, courage and the strength to permanently move beyond your limits.