Surviving regret

Can you live without regrets? Regret is an emotion stemming from those things we wish we hadn’t done, had done or done differently. Some of us have those regrets tied in with guilt and this is an even tougher emotion to shake. These two emotions can actually keep us from living a peaceful life. The […]

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When defeated souls meet.

Like bookends, they sat on a bench, each at opposite corners. Strangers, they were, by chance in the same park at the same time. They both had stories, maybe not to tell, but unlike books, they both had unfinished endings.

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Lessons we learn from regret.

Regret: feeling sad, repentant, or disappointed over (something that has happened or been done, especially a loss or missed opportunity). Oxford Dictionaries We cannot live looking back in constant regret, but we can learn the lessons regret teaches us. True that we cannot undo or change what’s been done, but regret does serve a purpose.

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When to keep silent.

As honest as we might want to be, there are times we must remain silent. Keeping a secret even when it means we will live tormented by it. We have to learn to live with it somehow, hoping that in time it will become easier.

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The only reason I regret not driving.

I was just reading a book entitled Learning to Drive by Katha Pollitt. They are personal essays; a memoir of sorts and the first chapter being; “Learning to drive.” Her ex-husband hated her for not driving, so, after they got a divorce, she decides to start taking driving lessons. I won’t let you in on anymore […]

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