Dwelling on the past may not only stop you from enjoying each day to the full – it could also be bad for your health.
suggests that people who look back at their past experiences full of
regrets about missed opportunities or with bitterness about how they
have been treated are more likely to fall ill and generally have a
poorer quality of life. Those who look back in anger are also more sensitive to pain, it found. It also suggested that focusing too much on the future does not harm health – but can stop people enjoying what they have.
happiest and healthiest people, according to the researchers, are those
who manage to enjoy the here and now, while making time to learn from
the past and plan for the future.
Source - Daily Mail