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Regrets

The Road Not Taken: Regrets?

Susan R. Meyer | Posted 07.15.2014 | Fifty
Susan R. Meyer

Sometimes, I wonder about the road not taken. I stop for a moment and imagine what my life would be if I'd taken the other path. I feel regret and sometimes an overwhelming sadness. I focus only on what I may have missed. I feel the void - as real as if that which I did not choose had been torn away from me.

What's The Biggest Mistake Young Women Make? You May Be Surprised!

Margaret Manning | Posted 07.12.2014 | Fifty
Margaret Manning

If you are in your 20s or 30s, I can guarantee that, when you are in your 60s, you will look back and think 'How on Earth could I have been so stupid?' No, I'm not talking about your decision to get back together with what's-his-name or your tattoo.

Why Men Should Wholeheartedly Embrace Baldness

Dan Levitz | Posted 07.21.2014 | 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.

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...

Ann Brenoff

5 Mistakes That Can Sabotage Your Summer

HuffingtonPost.com | Ann Brenoff | Posted 05.21.2014 | Fifty

Oh, if we only knew then what we know now! Here are 5 things you will regret: 1. Sun worshipping. The sun is not really our friend. Sadly, many of...

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.

A Daughter's 12 Regrets On Mother's Day

Paula Spencer Scott | Posted 07.03.2014 | Fifty
Paula Spencer Scott

I often hear people say they wish they'd visited their mothers more, or been more generous with the 'I love you's.' But I don't think I disappointed on those scores. Mama-daughter drama? None. So why, then, do a bouquet of regrets still bloom in my heart, the older I get and the more Mother's Days I spend without her?

One Last Shot

John Brubaker | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
John Brubaker

How different would your results be if you approached everything like it was your one last shot at it? How different would your life be?

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.

The Biggest Regrets We Had In 2013

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty

As 2013 winds down (why does it feel like we always go skidding into the holidays instead of any actual "winding down?") we tend to reflect on the wou...

Martha Stewart's Big Regret (VIDEO)

Posted 12.02.2013 | MarloThomas

After all that she's accomplished, what's Martha Stewart's biggest regret? "I would say that I didn't have enough children," Martha says. "I have o...

For Better or Worse? Secret Divorce Regrets

Kevin A. Hansen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Kevin A. Hansen

Kris Jenner revealed this week that her one regret in life was divorcing Robert Kardashian. However, she adds that without the divorce, she wouldn't have her daughters Kendall and Kylie. Like Kris, a lot of people have divorce-related regrets.

Top 5 Regrets Of The Dying

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Use these as a north star to help guide your actions in the days that follow toward an even more fulfilling life. Although we can veer off the path, when we notice the star, we can always come back to it.

You Can Take It With You But Might Not Want To

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Surprisingly, The Top Five Regrets of the Dying is not a depressing book. It illuminates ways in which even during the final stage of life, there can be redemption and acceptance through the expression and openhearted exchange of honesty and gratitude.

5 Questions to Ask Before Saying Yes

Joe Boyd | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business
Joe Boyd

I needed to create some sort of system to help me determine when a new idea is worth investing my time and resources. From that came these five questions I ask myself almost everyday.

8 Life Experiences You Won't Regret Missing

Posted 07.25.2013 | OWN

By Lisa Kogan Attention, adventurers and self-improvers: Sometimes your best move is simply to stay put. There are people who search a...

The 5 Do-Overs I Wish I Had

Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.24.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Regrets? "Regrets" seems like such a harsh word. Here are five things I simply wish I hadn't done.

Today's Thoughts Are Tomorrow's History

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 09.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Ed and Deb Shapiro

Normally we are looking through the lens of our prejudices and needs, through past regrets or future hopes, but without these we find each moment is infused with uniqueness, that everything is constantly fresh, new and unknown.

Regrets From the Last Days With My Mother

Lauren Kahn | Posted 09.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Kahn

Whether we're able to consciously or subconsciously reason away our regrets or not, it's best to be prepared to experience them when we're dealing with a loved one's end of life. No matter what, there will be regrets.

Yesterday

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 07.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Nate Holzapfel

The level of guilt we feel often dictates the length of time we take to get over what ever it is we have done. Some people, even though forgiven by those they have wronged, never forgive themselves, making every tomorrow a yesterday before it even happens.

My 3 Biggest Regrets As an Alzheimer's Caregiver

Marie Marley | Posted 08.31.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I struggled alone to find my way as a caregiver, to find solutions to what seemed like an endless parade of difficult issues.

Neglected Friendships: What Happens When It's Too Late To Reconnect

Robin Hoffman | Posted 08.22.2013 | Fifty
Robin Hoffman

After seeing a Facebook photo of Carmina and her best friend Patty last month, I realized something was wrong. The comments below the picture read 'BFF's before there were BFF's' and 'Very significant photo.' I sent questions to her FB friends. The funeral was the next morning.

Don't Be Afraid to Fail

Nikki Stone | Posted 08.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Nikki Stone

When I think of the end of my life, I know I'd be much more disappointed in myself for not taking the risk than I would be for having a number of near misses. I know that regrets will be much harder to swallow than off-shoots.

Regrets

Waldo Mellon | Posted 07.16.2013 | Comedy
Waldo Mellon

Dear Waldo, I'm seventy one, and I just got made a widow for the fourth time, and I am just so filled with regrets.

For My Mom on Mother's Day: A Thank You, I'm Sorry and a Pulitzer

Robin O'Bryant | Posted 07.10.2013 | Parents
Robin O'Bryant

Every year I am a mother. I am amazed at how much wisdom my own mother has, and how little I actually know. I am overwhelmed by the sacrifices she made, the energy she continues to have and the work she made look so effortless.