National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day is an annual observance celebrated on February 11 of every year. There are a plethora of situations in everyone’s life that cannot be undone. So one must learn not to get stressed over such circumstances and get out of it. Have positive thoughts and be positive to face the new day in spirit. All the way you are encouraged to look on the brighter side of your life to be happy and peaceful. Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk is an age-old proverb that packs merely all the things mentioned above. Life will be more joyful and enjoyable when one learns to celebrate every other situation in the life and National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day is created with the same intention.
“Don’t cry over spilled milk” – Benjamin Franklin
History of National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day
It is quite uncertain when and who has come with the National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day. Though the history of this Day is unknown, the caption of the day has a long history certainly. Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk has been in existence for several centuries earlier. ‘No weeping for shed milk,’ is one of the oldest references by James Howell in the year 1659. The original phrase retains its primary meaning even after several years. Crying or weeping over spilt milk is an English idiom which gives the meaning of being sad over something that cannot be undone.
Just like the spilt milk which cannot be taken back, one must not worry about the things that have happened in the past and regret about it. Of course, all of us make regrettable decisions and take things lite and get a lesson out from your mistake. So learn to be positive from every other negative happening in your life. Studies have shown that regretting too long will have a negative effect on one’s mental and physical health. It even creates stress and kills the decision-making skills.
Other Celebrations on February 11
February 11 is also celebrated as
- National Get Out Your Guitar Day
- National Make A Friend Day
- Satisfied Staying Single Day
- National Pro Sports Wives Day
- National Peppermint Patty Day
- White Shirt Day
- Promise Day
How to Celebrate the Day
The ever best way to celebrate the National Don’t Cry Over Spilled Milk Day is to let go of your past as such. If you have made any mistake and regretting it, then take this Day as the best chance to learn from your mistake. You must understand that everything happens for a reason, and so it is. You better relax, try moving out of the spilled milk situation slowly. So make yourself feel happy. Be positive and cover up yourself with positive thoughts. Stay as a pessimist by not regretting too much as to avoid health problems. More than all you must focus on the beautiful things that are about to come on your way. Share your views about this Day on social media using the hashtag #DontCryOverSpilledMilkDay.
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