04/26/2012 03:50 pm ET Updated Jun 26, 2012

8 Regrets From Real People Reflecting On Their Twenties

There is a book in stores titled 30 Lessons for Living. Compiled by a Cornell professor Karl Pillemer, the book is a collection of life reflections provided by a group of people that Pillemer refers to as "the experts" -- aka over 1,000 older Americans who were asked to share lessons learned after decades of life. When New York Times writer Jane Brody reflected on the book, she summarized their advice for living a regret-free-life as, quite simply, "always be honest."


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