We can only control the present moment. If we set our worries and regrets aside to grant ourselves and others peace through love, it’s hard to find a downside. The more positivity and compassion we can send out, the less suffocating negative experiences will feel. Here's a way to start that practice!
Mindfulness and meditation practices have just recently been scientifically explored for mental health benefits, and studies have shown mindfulness interventions very effective in their ability to decrease fear of negative emotions and increase willingness to experience such emotions.