Numbers symbolize a lot of things including the celestial bodies. Just like your astrological sign, your personality is a result of specific points in space and time.
You grew as a man, by observing instead of reacting. When mental clarity and balance are the result, was it really a mistake? Hindsight is 20/20, but you can be confident in the future, too.
You can even become as popular as Michelle Obama, but none of that will matter when you don’t feel good.