Most of us would feel bad, defeated, or angry for acting in a way we had no intention of doing it until it happened. We want to be perfect, but perfection is a prison. Even though we don't belong behind bar, our mind find a way to punish us.
Studies have shown that the things we believe will make us happy, such as more lottery wins, higher paying job, marriage, or a fancy car doesn't really make us happy. It's okay to desire nice things, but if you want to improve the way you feel, you are miswanting.
Acts of kindness are responsible for opening the energy of the heart of the giver, the receiver and even the observers.