You Are Not Your Past

Valerie Elash

You are not your past — no matter how easy it is to forget that.

You are not the person you used to be. And the mistakes that person made are not your destiny — you are not doomed to repeat them. You are allowed to have learned, to have grown, to have evolved beyond the impulsive reactions that some expired version of yourself once decided on. You aren’t tethered to your old coping mechanisms — you have grown past them and…



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