The need to keep thinking of the past

Following is an excerpt from a samvaad (dialogue) session with Acharya Prashant.

Questioner: I have question on the mind rehearsing stuff. Basically, something happened in the past 10–15 years back and I didn’t give a right response, or my ego got hurt or maybe I hurt somebody. Even though the incident happened 10–15 years ago, I see sometimes my mind still repeats that situation and tries to…