The definition of guilt that makes the most sense is that guilt is self-punishment in a universe perceived to be unsafe.
If you did something wrong in an unsafe universe, it would seem a good idea
to punish yourself first in an attempt to beat the much bigger and stronger universe to the punch. Thus, guilt is truly its own punishment. Additionally, guilt is less selective than you may believe. Guilt
about some issue completely unrelated to money may be limiting your financial success without your awareness