Good for those who experience failure that knows the pain of being left behind. The past will support you to live in the present; you just have to learn from it to use them well. Your past will tell your strength and weakness. I just want to take note that it’s hard to live in the present when you still live in the past. There are more ways to live in the present. Think positively and you will find it.
Be proud of what you have and who you are. When you feel different from others then be the first to accept and love it, let the rest follows how you love yourself. Appreciate who you are and feel great about it. Another successful person like Nicholas James "Nick" Vujicic. He figure out to love and respect who he is. He learn to hope and become successful even if he has no arm.
What are you afraid of? Check if you are getting benefits from the fear that you have. Take control of your thoughts and manage your fears. Fear is either beneficial or destructive. It is an emotion that you must know to how to use very well.