“I haven’t lived a perfect life. I have regrets. But that’s from a lifetime of taking chances, making decisions, and trying not to be frozen. The only thing that I can do with my regrets is understand them.”

— Kevin Costner : American actor, film director, producer, musician, and singer

Article Overview:

Life is too short to spend living with regrets for the things you did or didn’t have the courage to do. Nobody wants and more important nobody should grow old wishing and thinking how life would have been different if they took advantage of all the opportunities, and didn’t commit those mistakes they did in past. Fortunately, the only person who can help you to stop living a life of regrets is yourself. Use these tips to avoid regretting a moment of your life and live a happy, meaningful life.


What Does Regretting Mean?

  • It means to feel sorrow for something that you were scared to do, and then spending the rest of your life wishing you had done it.
  • It also means to feel bad about things you’ve done. It can be anything from making a wrong career choice to mistreating someone or misunderstanding your love. When you let these things hold you back you keep regretting your decisions and spend life feeling guilty.

How To Overcome Emotional Pain?

  • Realize that every situation in life can be divided into two categories: one that you can control and one that you can’t Like, girlfriend/boyfriend’s behavior, health, career security, what percentage of your earnings you save every month— some are in your control and some are not.
  • Focus on changing things that are in your control.
  • Use this affirmation to get rid of the pain of someone hurting you and move on in your life, “We spent some really good time together, and I no longer cling to the bad times. You have played an important role in my life in making me who I am, and now is the correct time to let you go. I wish you the best.”
  • Change your routine. Try doing things that are different from your routine.
  • Come out of your comfort zone. Change your habits that hurt your body, like consuming too much sugar, fats or alcohol.
  • Try doing things that you have always found interesting but you didn’t have the courage to pursue them.

Ways To Make The Most Of Your Day :

  • Take advantage of each day. Make your health and wellness a top priority. Involve in activities like singing, dancing, etc.
  • Be with people who make you laugh.
  • Dress your best. Change your looks, go for a haircut, or buy some new dresses and walk with confidence. In short, pamper yourself.
  • Do something that you have always thought that you can’t do.
  • Involve in an over-the-top, adventurous situation that scares you (just a little bit). Relax and move with the flow. Change your perspective, to see how the world around you changes.
  • Try to find your inner self and happiness and stop comparing yourself to others.
  • Live in the now, instead of yesterday or tomorrow.

Article Summary :

“Don’t look back, you are not going that way”. Regret is common but don’t let it control your life. Focus on improved and new ways to change how you act, behave and think. You can actually come out of the emotional pain. Use these tips to gain confidence, feel empowered and create your own path.