Never miss an opportunity for growth. 

Do you realize that that painful experience you are going through right now is a chance to become better? It's a chance to grow, to exceed, to advance, and if you miss it, you will have to go through it again tomorrow, the next day, and the day after that until life says you finally got it. 

I was watching an episode of Masterchef and this one guy had defeated himself and already threw in the towel and said he is done. He doesn't want to compete anymore and stormed out the door. Surprisingly Gordon Ramsay called him back and motivated himto get his mind back in gear. During the elimination, he was chosen to stay, but lost valuable time moaning and groaning about how life gave him a bad hand. 

When will you realize that everything was supposed to happen for a reason. That job you didn't get, that girlfriend/boyfriend/spouse that left you, that bankruptcy, that failing moment in life. Those moments are PIVOTAL and life changing. I lost my very first business that I put my blood, sweat, tears and 12 hours a day into. But guess what?!? I learned to never repeat what I did wrong. I crossed off those areas and said "This is where I will improve, where I will become better."

History does not have to repeat itself. You have the chance to become better and you must take it or you will end up looking in the mirror hating the person staring back.