Guilt is anger directed at ourselves--at what we did or did not do.
Resentment is anger directed at others--at what they did or did not do.
To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the biggest mistake of all.
Acceptance is such an important commodity, some have called it "the first law of personal growth."
Many people weigh the guilt they will feel against the pleasure of the forbidden action they want to take.
Mistakes, obviously, show us what needs improving. Without mistakes, how would we know what we had to work on?
The simple solution for disappointment depression: Get up and get moving. Physically move. Do. Act. Get going.
If our early lessons of acceptance were as successful as our early lessons of anger, how much happier we would all be.
The more severe the pain or illness, the more severe will be the necessary changes. These may involve breaking bad habits, or acquiring some new and better ones.
To use fear as the friend it is, we must retrain and reprogram ourselves...We must persistently and convincingly tell ourselves that the fear is here--with its gift of energy and heightened awareness--so we can do our best and learn the most in the new situation.