All of us have pasts; we have got stories to tell from the past; We have both the good stories as well as the bad stories to tell to our next generation.
However, when some narrate their bad stories from the past, how they become a victim of some situation, or how an event in their life has changed their whole life completely, some of us choose to tell them to get sympathy from others, whereas some narrate those incidents proudly.
This is the basic difference between those who achieve something in their lives and those who do not. It is in our mentality; it is in our approach that makes some of us the greatest, but not the others.
No matter how much you have seen in life, no matter how brutally you have become the victim of a situation, or how miserably you have failed, never say never. Life always gives us the chance to turn the tables. You just have to find those chances out and act accordingly.
Maybe you are just a victim of all the bad memories in your life, but you will always get your time, your chance. However, it is completely up to you, how you want to use those chances. Do you want to get the best out of them, or are you just happy living the secure life you are leading after that devastating incident?
If you only have the courage to start again, your bad memories will become your motivation. There is always time to start over despite all the incidents you have experienced last time. If the past was hard for you, grow your mentality harder. Gather the courage to look at its eyes and start over again, and you will surely achieve success.