How do I stop cringing/feeling ashamed of embarrassing things I have done in past?

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So, there are certain things I have done in my life that haunt the hell out of me. Nothing extraordinary but they really make me feel embarrassed even today. It has gotten to a point that whenever I try to study the material for exams the first thing that comes to my mind are the cringeworthy things I have done in past.(Like arguing with really stupid points in a group and getting caught staring at a girl by a group of people). This has really affected my productivity as well as performance in school and I can't seem to get rid of this habit.

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Comments (16)

Dec 3, 2017

Hit up the gym. Hard. The brain chemicals released from physical activity will alleviate these feelings.

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Dec 4, 2017

DYEL

Dec 3, 2017

I was thinking more along the lines that you got real drunk and let a tranny buttfuck you when you took that Spring Break trip to Mexico with your friends. What exactly is the issue here?

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Dec 3, 2017

people thinking I am stupid/creep

Dec 3, 2017

are you?

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Dec 3, 2017

I must agree and probably you are a total stupid/creep. But you know what? So am I, and big chances the other guy who's reading this topic is also. Everyone does stupid shit sometimes like you just told. There's nothing wrong with you, and even if there is, get over it.

Dec 4, 2017
reeeeee:

people thinking I am stupid/creep

Look at your user name. You are. Just deal with it and move on like everyone else.

Dec 7, 2017

Good one!!

Dec 3, 2017

I'm often washing dishes or reading a book and something morally or socially reprehensible I've done in the past will spring to mind. I compulsively hum a quiet, random melody then shove it back down. These memories are important to remember. Learning from your mistakes and all that...
you can lie to everyone but yourself

heister:

Look at all these wannabe richies hating on an expensive salad.

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Dec 3, 2017

Do you happen to take ritalin, adderall, or anything of that sort, op?

Dec 3, 2017
sl55amg:

Do you happen to take ritalin, adderall, or anything of that sort, op?

Yeah, it sounds anxiety related.

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

Dec 3, 2017

nope. never

Dec 3, 2017

If the most embarrassing things you've ever done are lost an argument and stared at a hot chick I think you're in good shape.

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Dec 4, 2017

Realize the world does not give a fuck about you and move on.

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Dec 4, 2017

Xanax.

Dec 3, 2017

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee