Photo by Brut Carniollus (edited by me)

The first big difficult step is to forgive yourself for the mess of the day.

The next difficult step is to face everything that happened and to extract a few lessons from it.

The next tough step is to accept that you may not be able to find alternatives for everything for quite some time.

After that comes the difficulty of accepting that others may still be upset with you, and not blaming them for it.

Then there is the really, really difficult part: Listening to them with love and respect, even if you do not know what you should do