What is the point of continuing to hold onto our regrets? If the reason is that you don’t want to do it again, why not change your ways and move on? Regrets are burdens- they carry weight keeping you from moving on to bigger and better things.
Regrets are simply punishments that we place on ourselves. But aren’t we already paying the price of the mistake we made by not having the outcome that we wanted? Why punish ourselves with regret? If you regret something you did to another person (like your children) then change your ways today. Replace old behaviors with new ones and teach your children to live life to the fullest.
Our life experiences make us who we are and our mistakes can actually be a good thing. Mistakes are our “lessons learned” and make us grow and become better people. The most successful people have made the biggest mistakes so I challenge you to embrace your journey that has made you the person you are and turn your regrets into ‘lessons learned’.