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Dealing With Regrets

5 Steps For Making Peace With Your Past

Jennifer Boykin | Posted 05.25.2014 | Fifty
Jennifer Boykin

A wise woman once told me that the past was good for two things: to learn from and to enjoy. In general, I don't believe we should spend too much time wandering around in the past. Unless you've done your clean-up work on it, the past can be a very dangerous neighborhood. We ought not go there unescorted.

Regret Insurance

Robert Levithan | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Levithan

Regret is about not knowing then what we ended up knowing later. So, when faced with a day of appointments that are hard to cancel, I can look ahead and say to myself: If you don't go now and something goes awry, you will regret it later.

Making Peace with the Past: Entering the Post-Regret Years

Carol Orsborn | Posted 01.10.2013 | Fifty
Carol Orsborn

In order to get on with our lives, we have to confront the discomforting truth that we may never know why we made the choices we did; why we got the unlucky family or set of circumstances. And even more so, that no amount of introspection may provide us with the means to rectify it all.