Buffering Regret With Consensus

If we let other people’s opinions determine our path, it is no longer our path. Life is hard enough without adding other people’s doubts, fears, and insecurities to our decision-making processes. Most likely, we have enough worries of our own that having more will not really help us anyway. If we use other people’s opinions…

Live A Life In Opposition To Regret

Figure out what the one thing is that, if you do not do it, you will forever regret it, start moving in the direction of that thing, and never stop. Regret tells us more about who we want to be than passion does. Passion comes and goes, it changes focus, and, ideally, it evolves as…

Do Something Now For Your Future Self

Waste no opportunity to improve. When we feel like we are stuck, like there is nowhere to go, nothing to do, and no one by our side to help us through, we should take a moment to reflect on all of the things we have always wanted to do for ourselves, but never had the…

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,…