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What I Wish We Talked About More

Rachel Levy Lesser | Posted 04.06.2015 | Parents
Rachel Levy Lesser

I don't want to control all of the conversations in the world, I'd just like shift them a bit. Do you? If so, let's talk.

The Day After My Father's Funeral

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

It's not going to be easy. It will take time -- too much time it feels like, but your dreams are possible. Don't let your dreams die with you -- like they did with my father. They are in your mind and heart for a reason. We only get one life to live. Make it count.

22 Honest Portraits Attempt To Answer The Question: 'What Is Your Biggest Regret?'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.08.2015 | Arts

Dropping out. Not saying "I love you" enough. Not listening. Not writing. These are the deeds that fill people with remorse. Photographer Alecsand...

10 Things I Wish I'd Said

Nile Cappello | Posted 03.04.2015 | Women
Nile Cappello

I'm not going to lie and say I'm 100 percent happy with the way I've handled certain things in my life. Although there are not situations I necessarily wish I'd avoided, or wish hadn't been thrust upon me, there are situations I wish I had responded to differently.

The Power of Choice

Lubna Najjar | Posted 04.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Lubna Najjar

Prepare, Evaluate and Follow Through. Have an idea of what you want beforehand and/or try to anticipate a future decision that must be made.

Regrets

Barbara Jacoby | Posted 03.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Barbara Jacoby

I was listening to a discussion today that included a question to a terminally-ill cancer patient regarding any regrets that he may have now that he...

The Precipice

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 03.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

The last month has sparked some serious discussions about my lifestyle, my future, and the reality of the cost of what I've been putting my body through. Simply put, I was given two choices. Either continue doing what I've been doing and know that it could ultimately be killing me, or make some drastic lifestyle changes and learn to respect my body and get as many beautiful days as I can.

An Open Letter To My Ex-Wife

Anthony D'Ambrosio | Posted 03.02.2015 | Divorce
Anthony D'Ambrosio

Throughout the years, we created the most beautiful memories. We climbed all the way to the top together, only to slip and fall as soon as we got there. And though I may have contributed to that fall, I tried so hard to hold on to you. Our relationship wasn't perfect, but I loved you so much.

Before Bedtime Requests End, I Hope I Hear Them

Amanda Magee | Posted 02.23.2015 | Parents
Amanda Magee

The other night I was looking through my iPhoto library and was sobered by the absence of photos of Briar. What happened? There's Ave, there's Fin, there's another selfie. Do I not see her? Are pictures of her not as easily sharable and framable and, "Look, we're happy. Life is easy!" Maybe it's that she's getting older and I am being more restrained out of respect?

Daily Meditation: Living With No Regrets

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.12.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Zen and the Art of Writing an Obituary

Jean-Paul Bedard | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Jean-Paul Bedard

Like so many other people I know, the holiday season is by far he most difficult time of the year for me. Seeing the stores and promenades decked and...

The Real Reason Regret Is Holding You Back

Posted 03.16.2015 | OWN

The author of The Seat of the Soul shares the revelation that gets you through those late-night struggles -- with yourself. By Gary Zukav Th...

The Pain of Absence and Presence

Catherine Nagle | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Catherine Nagle

With 23 years between my two children, I entered a different world in 1995 when my second child was born. As an old-schooled mom, I wasn't familiar ...

Here's How to Live Regret Free

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 01.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

We can pretend that it's "if we die" but the reality is it's "when." Being cognizant of that helps me live more authentically and clearly. Because my goal is to come to the end of my life and to honestly be able to say to myself that I have no regrets.

6 Risks You Won't Regret Taking

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living

In a TED talk on the benefits of vulnerability, author and researcher Brené Brown offers this one simple truth for the next time you're hesitant to o...

Yagana Shah

11 Things People Over 50 Wish They'd Done Differently At 25

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.19.2014 | Fifty

Call it life experience or the school of hard knocks, by 50 we all have the hindsight to know which decisions were good ones and which decisions were,...

Elizabeth Gilbert Reveals Her Greatest Regret

OWN | Posted 10.31.2014 | OWN

Elizabeth Gilbert's 2006 memoir, Eat, Pray, Love, sparked a global conversation about what it means to find your calling and fulfill your life's purpo...

WATCH: Stuck in 'Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda'?

Brad Yates | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Brad Yates

As we go through life, chances are we will make one or two (or a billion...) choices that we regret. As if that's not troublesome enough, we then was...

5 Habits We Need to Break Now

Kali Rogers | Posted 12.22.2014 | Women
Kali Rogers

What should your life look like at 22? What should it look like at 30? What should it look like at 40? 45? Get a good idea. I know you've thought about it. Ok. Got it? Good. Now, put a big fat "X" through that picture and spit on it.

Your Story Doesn't End in Pain

Paul Perkins | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Perkins

Don't be like me and go years without resolving an injury. Listen to your pain and engage it. And don't forget to ask for help along the way. You will find healing and it will leave you stronger.

I Regret Having a Wedding

Lindsay Patton-Carson | Posted 12.07.2014 | Weddings
Lindsay Patton-Carson

When it comes to parties, I want my favorite people to show up at a dive bar so we can all drink from cheap pitchers (gin and tonic for me, please) and do karaoke together. I was completely out of my element on this one. Tulle? What's that?

6 Decisions You'll Never Regret Making

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living

We have a lot of decisions to make in our lives: Where to live, what job to pursue, what flavor coffee to drink. Some are obviously more serious than ...

Forgiving My Alcoholic Father: Better Late Than Never

Dean Dauphinais | Posted 11.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Dean Dauphinais

Forty-plus years of resentment and hatred toward my father, and it all disappeared in what my wife described as "a God moment." I always thought my dad would die and I would feel the resentment and hatred until the day I died. But that all changed in a few seconds when I told my dad I loved him -- and actually meant it.

6 Helpful Tips For Those Looking to Move To Hawaii (Part 2)

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 11.19.2014 | Hawaii
Kimanzi Constable

Moving here was one of the hardest things our family has ever experienced. We did a lot of research before moving here, but what we found is that a lot of the information was dated.

Your Highest and Best Self

Megan McDonough | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan McDonough

Living your highest and best self requires two related states: being completely grounded in your authentic self, and stretching out beyond that place ...