Essay On Regrets In Life

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We all have done things that we are ashamed of. We all have made bad decisions and choices. Indeed, each of us has long lists of regrets. We regret not only the things that we did but equally the things we didn’t do. We often wonder how life would have been if we had taken that risk, if we had said yes to that opportunity, and if we had made a different choice. We mourn our wasted time and opportunities. We can all agree that the feeling of regret sucks. However, it is not what happened_ or did not happen_ that hurts us, but rather our thinking and interpretation of the past. The truth is there are no regrets in life, just lessons. You see, everything happens for a good reason. Everything you go through is just a part of the big plan. Those…show more content…
Nevertheless, if we erase all those regrets, we will miss the chance to learn and grow. Additionally, happiness is not dependent on the occurrence or the presence of certain conditions in your life. It has more to do with your thoughts and actions. You can choose to be happy and live your best life right here and right now. Bring your focus and energy to the present moment, and you shall realize that your current life is also worth living and appreciating. Steve Jobs said that “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” That is, one day, you will look back, and everything will make perfect sense. That day, you will realize that these regrets might actually have been the best thing that has ever happened to you. Trust the process; believe in your own journey. What is meant to be yours will never pass you. What passes you prepares you and leaves room in your life for what is meant to be yours. It is often the feeling of loss that hurts us most when we ruminate over the past with regret. The truth is that every loss is imaginary, for what is yours will always find its way to
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