(Video) The Past Should Not Be Lived In

Do you know anyone who lives in the past?

A couple of days ago I was thinking about the wonderful years I spent in Malaysia. And then I was starting to go back there the following day too. Now looking back now and again is ok, but I was starting to wish I was back there.

Now luckily I watch my thoughts and take note of my feelings and I was beginning to feel a little down so I changed my thinking and snapped myself out of pining for old times.

You see, if you start wishing for past times then you aren’t showing faith to God or the Universe or life, for what they have in store for you in the future.

Now most people, generally speaking also think back to the past and conjure up fales memories of unhappy times. Why visit those? What possible good can they do? So if you feel yourself slipping back into the past too often, snap yourself out of it.

Even visiting good accomplishments from the past too often can be negative. They can prevent you from achieving now. It is like living in past glories.

Focus on the now and what you can do now to plan for your future. The past is there to be visited from time to time, but not to be lived in.

God or the universe or life (Whichever you prefer) has great things waiting for you. But if you are living in the past, they will pass you by.

Coach Robert

Robert is an author and has built a sought-after reputation as The Mind Reading Coach because of how quickly he knows what mental obstacles are holding people back. He has climbed into the minds of TV Celebrities, sports pro's, authors, millionaires, entrepreneurs, artists and other amazing folk from 33 different countries.

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  • Philip
    22/03/2015 at 23:32

    So true Rob. But once in a while it’s nice to look back on the past especially to find memories of those we loved who went before us!

  • Robert D Hamilton
    23/03/2015 at 04:14

    Yes that is what i refer to in my video as ‘visiting’ the past Philip, I do that myself from time to time now that I can look back at lost loved ones and smile at the great memories I had with them. Thank you for your insightful comment.

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