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How Do You Forgive Yourself For Causing Your Own Problem When It Gets More Debilitating

How Do You Forgive Yourself For Causing Your Own Problem When It Gets More Debilitating

posted December 3, 2022
A MyCOPDTeam Member

You can spend a lot of time feeling guilty about smoking and doing the "woulda, coulda, shoulda" thing. I think it's a waste of time and energy, because you can't change what's done. What you can do is spend all that time and energy doing everything you know how to do to make yourself as healthy as possible. That involves a daily exercise program, good nutrition, weight loss or gain, and an active, healthy lifestyle. Feeling guilty is a very negative occupation; doing everything you can to get yourself in good shape is a very positive one. Your choice.........

posted December 3, 2022
A MyCOPDTeam Member

You did not set out to harm a single soul when you started smoking as a kid. Give it up, lay it down, let it go.

posted December 4, 2022

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