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Here's How to Live Regret Free

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 11.20.2014 | 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 10.24.2014 | 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 10.22.2014 | 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 10.17.2014 | 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 10.07.2014 | 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 09.30.2014 | 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 ...

The Problem With Work

Dr. Shelley Prevost | Posted 10.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shelley Prevost

The happiest people I know intensely and relentlessly bring their full self to many activities. Although sometimes manic and stressful, they are really good at maneuvering between different circumstances with enthusiasm.

6 Lessons Moving to Hawaii Taught Me About Life

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 10.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

Stop waiting for permission to live the life you want to live. You have the power inside you to make whatever change you want to make.

How To Overcome Regret

The Week | Eric Barker | Posted 08.05.2014 | World

What hurts more than those pangs of regret? It's one of the worst feelings in the world, right? But I've got a surprise for you — regret can be a...

10 Healing Mantras For When You Need A Pick-Me-Up

Shannon Kaiser | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Shannon Kaiser

Your soul knows the best way for you to heal. Part of removing the pain is to allow yourself to listen to the grief and move through it with attention.

7 Things You Should Be Doing In Order To Live Without Regret

Kimanzi Constable | Posted 09.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Kimanzi Constable

I can tell you from personal experience that chasing your dreams is hard work. There are many ups and downs. There are many days when you want to quit. The best thing you can do is to take it one day at a time. Instead of focusing on the big changes you want to make, focus on waking up and doing what you have to do that day. You'll look up after a while and realize you're there.

Why Men Should Wholeheartedly Embrace Baldness

Dan Levitz | Posted 09.01.2014 | Fifty
Dan Levitz

I'm pretty bald and I like it. I would never have said that twenty years ago when the shocking exodus of follicles began: unrelenting, unsentimental and with a cold hasty finality.

My Failed Attempt at a Summer Romance

Evelyn Lauer | Posted 08.31.2014 | Women
Evelyn Lauer

We sat on the edge of Berehaven harbor, a fishing port on the southwestern coast of Ireland. Looking out into the misty water as a light drizzle began to fall onto empty boats, I wanted Charlie to kiss me even though I had a boyfriend back home.

90 Percent Of People Say They Have A Major Regret. Here's How To Move Past It

Happify | Posted 06.26.2014 | Healthy Living

Regret: It's one of those things that we all experience, much to our universal chagrin. But while regret certainly has its downsides, it can go far in...

Why Time Seems To Speed Up As We Get Older

iDoneThis Blog | Janet Choi | Posted 06.23.2014 | World

One unnerving aspect of getting older is how life seems to start speeding up. Feeling that whoosh as time rushes past you can be disheartening as you ...

Life Happens Fast

Stacey James | Posted 08.13.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Stacey James

Not often enough do we take the time to stop. Always going, going and going, it seems so much harder then it should be to just STOP! Life happens fa...

Humans Aren't The Only Ones Who Regret Bad Choices

LiveScience | Tanya Lewis | Posted 06.09.2014 | Science

Just as humans lament not pursuing a lover or bemoan having eaten that extra slice of chocolate cake, rats may experience feelings of regret, too, ne...

If I Could Do My Marriage Over Again, This Is What I'd Do

Karen Ann Kennedy | Posted 07.29.2014 | Divorce
Karen Ann Kennedy

If you're really contemplating divorce, take the time to think about all the consequences. Think about how your partner will feel, and how you will feel. Think about what you're leaving behind and ask yourself the tough questions, like, "Is it worth it?"

The One Selfish Thing Each Busy Mom Should Do Now to Have No Regrets Next Year

Kat Bern | Posted 07.12.2014 | Women
Kat Bern

Think of the first step you would have to take for your dream to come true and then do it! Putting your dream on the to-do list will actually ensure that you are not going to forget about it or put it on the back burner.