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Where are you living?

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Written by   254
8 months ago

I know you're probably wondering what I'm getting at with this title, which may appear confused at first, but take a seat and I'll explain.

Most of us try to remember the past and regret most of the things we did back then, which makes us unhappy and depressed wondering why we made such a mistake.

Before we continue, ask yourself, "Where are you living?" and try to find answers.

The past.

  • Shame, guilt, and remorse.

  • Feeling gloomy or depressed.

  • Reproducing conversations or occurrences.

The present.

  • Gratitude.

  • Acceptance.

  • Clarity.

The future.

  • Fear of the unknown.

  • Worrying about what could happen.

  • Overthinking "what if" scenarios.

  • Feeling anxious for what is to come.

The past.

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The past is filled with lessons to be learned, but thinking about those mistakes makes us wonder why we committed such a mistake, making us feel ashamed of ourselves and regretful for what occurred in the past.

We all make mistakes because no one is perfect, though everyone strives to be better, but mistakes are bound to happen so we can learn from them. We may feel depressed when we reflect on our past, but what is done is done; all we need to do now is learn from our mistakes.

Many people still live in the past, thinking about the mistakes they made and replaying them in their minds. It appears as if they should have control of time so they could go back in time and correct their mistakes, but this is impossible. All we can do is focus on the present and strive to improve our future.

The present.

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We feel calm after reflecting about the past and making good use of the mistakes we made back then, so we are appreciative in the present.

The present also teaches us to accept our mistakes and learn from them in order to improve ourselves; we acknowledge our errors and make sure we don't repeat them.

There is no set date for when we should cease learning, therefore it is a lifelong process. We are also bound to make mistakes so that we can learn from them and avoid repeating the same mistakes on our next experience.

The future.

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The future is unknown to no one, and we all fear what will happen in the future. Our future is in our hands, and whatever we do now will determine how our future will look.

We have the thought of "what if" our future isn't what we expected. We should try to keep our expectations as low as possible and just work hard to do our best and believe that our future will be great. It may not turn out the way we imagined it, but we can make our future bright by correcting our past mistakes and continuing to learn.

We shouldn't be concerned about the future; instead, we should strive to construct our future in the present. Accepting our mistakes and learning from them is the greatest approach to keep things moving forward.

So, where are you living? Please share your ideas in the comments area.

In conclusion.

Learn from the past, appreciate the present, and work toward the future, but don't get too worked up about it; let's keep it cool and not be in a hurry to see things work out.

It's the weekend, so let's spend it with our loved ones because this is the only time we have off. Let's attempt to find time for them and go to some recreational centers or restaurants or whatever it takes to make them happy.

Thank you for dropping by and reading, it means a lot to me. Have a good weekend.🥰💚

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You said it quite alright, we should learn from the past, focus on the present to make it better and indeed work towards the future for it is bright.

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8 months ago

That's right..our past are full of lessons which we need to learn from so we can utilize it for our present.

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8 months ago

Exactly the past is here for the lessons and present is for work to make future better

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8 months ago

You are right, dear; the past is for us to learn from our mistakes and apply them to our future; thank you for coming 😊

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8 months ago

I love this. A lot of people are still living in the past while missing out on the present and robbing themselves of the future. He who wastes today lamenting about yesterday would also waste tomorrow, lamenting about today.

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8 months ago

I admire your perspective, dad; most people live in the past but never take the time to learn from it and apply it to their present and future.

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8 months ago

Exactly and that's double or triple tragedy... We need to let go of the things we cannot change.

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8 months ago

It's fine to remember the past because it's filled with lessons that will guide us in the present and help to shape our future, but it's never a good idea to keep living in the past, you will end up losing sight of the present and the future too

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8 months ago

True...we shouldn't live in the past; instead, we should apply the lessons we've learned from our failures in the present.

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8 months ago

Crazy to say I live in both the past, present, and future; as an over-thinker, it is hard not to do that.

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8 months ago

True, we must learn from our past mistakes and apply what we've learned to become better.

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8 months ago

Yeah, if not we would make more mistakes.

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8 months ago

This is so inspiring. I realize that I am doing again some mistakes as Sometimes I live in my past. However I can still that I am living the present as I am appreciating all the things I have and I am working so hard for my future.

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8 months ago

Learning is a lifelong process, and making mistakes is inevitable; however, the good news is that we can learn from our mistakes and utilize them to better ourselves.

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8 months ago

I like your topic on this article. It's a true reflection of what is really happening to many, some find it hard to leave the past behind and move they have forgotten that mistakes are bound to happen. No man is above mistake.

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8 months ago

That's right....learning is continous therefore no one is above mistakes,we make mistakes so we can learn.

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8 months ago

I live in the three. Do you know why? Whenever I'm about to make decisions, if I remember my past, I'll remember the lesson I learned from it. Also, I live in the present because I'm grateful for my position. Then I live in the future because I'm aspiring for a greater future and expecting....

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8 months ago

I really like your thought....we need to live in the three so that we can learn from them and progress.

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8 months ago

Hmmm nice one bro .. the past - history . The present- victory ? The future - mystery. I love this 🤝

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8 months ago

Thanks buddy.

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8 months ago

I really enjoy that the statement you make here that says, the future is in your hands, what you do today will determine your tomorrow,that is pure clear and right, we will reap exactly what we sow, and what we sow today is what we will get tomorrow. I am so excited coming around you blog...

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8 months ago

Thanks for coming....our future lies in our hand and whatever we sow we would surely reap it,it may not be quick but it would surely come to pass.

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8 months ago

That's really for sure..

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