08/05/2014 09:09 am ET Updated Aug 05, 2014

How To Overcome Regret

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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 good thing. In fact, sometimes you enjoy it. Sound crazy?

When researchers asked people to score the upside of many different emotions, regret actually beat out pride.

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