Contrary to what many people may feel, we are not the sum total of all the choices we’ve made in our lives. Because were that so it would mean that our lives are just one big litany of consequences, and we are much more than just the sum of those parts.
The fact is that we are the product of all the rationales we’ve accepted & used to make all those choices.
As you think, so you feel, so you do.
Which is why always doing your best to think through things very carefully & completely is invaluable.