Sunglasses are good for you especially since like me, you have Irish/Scottish heritage so we need them. Those with lighter eye color need extra protection but I'll never pay over $10 again. I always lose the damn things in Lake Lanier.
This lifestyle is supposed to blend modern day tech and how our Grokian ancestors lived. Don't you think Grok would have loved to have a pair of shades for when he's hunting mid-day with no shade.
Today is a new day. You will get out of it just what you put into it. If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you. And supposing you have tried and failed again and again, you may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call 'Failure' is not the falling down, but the staying down.