Focus On That Which You Actively Avoid

Procrastination will get you nowhere and it will take a long time to get there. If we are honest with ourselves from day to day, we know what we must do for the betterment of our lives. We know what we want to do, how we want to spend our time, who we want to…

Through Resistance or Toward Regret (The Choice is Yours)

Taking the path of least resistance now leads to the path of greatest regret later. Avoiding difficulty does not, in fact, make our lives less difficult. It simply postpones the inevitable. This is especially true when we avoid difficult situations, conversations, or actions that we know, deep down, are what we want to, or must,…

Presence, Joy, & Regret

Be grateful for the moments of joy you experience with those you love, no matter how brief they may be, because someday they will be but a memory.  Neither time nor joy are promised to us. How much we experience of each in this life is largely a factor of providence. How well we experience…

The Impracticality of Regret

Practicality precedes longterm happiness, but it must not come at the cost of it. Once we reach the age wherein we begin to become responsible for ourselves, there are certain necessities that we must consider. These are the needs that, for our own survival, must precede our wants. We must have food, clothing, and shelter…

The Quiet Truth

Regret is knowing the truth and going in the opposite direction. The truth is a whisper and, if it is to guide us, we must first be quiet enough to hear it. Once we hear the truth, we must then be brave enough to follow through on what it is telling us. This requires a…