The lesson I learned…
Live in your head. In the past. In the future. Any time but the present.
What’s already gone…
What is yet to come…
“Why did I say that?”
"That was a dumb thing to say/do/acknowledge."
“They must think I’m stupid/silly/selfish/ignorant/crazy/unhappy/unaware/uninformed.”
“Why didn’t I say…?”
“Why didn’t I remember to inclu