You’re going to die someday. Sorry if that sounded like a threat, but it’s really just a fact. One day, it will all come to an end. If you’re lucky, you’ll have a moment to reflect on your lifetime. If you’re even luckier, that moment will not be filled with thoughts of what you should or should not have done, but how happy you are with your decisions. While there’s no way to tell which choices you’ll rue when your days on earth are about to be over, perhaps these common deathbed regrets can help steer you towards a happy ending. Take a look (you won’t regret it)!
1.) Not Saying “I Love You” Before Someone Dies – Three simple words, one comforting thing to take solace in.
2.) Not Having More Self Confidence – Get confident, stupid.
3.) Not Being True To Oneself – Do you!
4.) Worrying Too Much About How Others See You – Unless you’re an optometrist, relax.
5.) Being Controlled By Fear – “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” – F.D.R., right before he jumped the Grand Canyon on roller blades
6.) Thinking Too Much – Often times, over-thinking makes a situation worse than it would be if you didn’t think at all.
7.) Not Planning Ahead – “Ugh, I knew I should have ordered that pizza like ten minutes earlier. Goodbye, world!”
8.) Not Taking More Risks – Go for it!
9.) Not Traveling More – Seeing the world opens your eyes to more than just interesting new foods.
10.) Not Ending A Bad Relationship Sooner – Don’t waste time being with someone you don’t want to be with.
11.) Letting “The One” Get Away – If you love somebody, let them go spend the rest of their life with you.
12.) Waiting For The “Right Time” To Have Kids – There’s no such thing!
13.) Not Standing Up For Oneself – Don’t be afraid to look out for #1.
14.) Not Letting Oneself Be Happier – C’mon, get happy.
15.) Not Wearing Sunscreen – Think of it as putting on “regretblock.”
16.) Not Seeing A Project All The Way Through – Content deathbed thoughts are for closers.
17.) Working Too Much – Working hard or hardly enjoying your life?
18.) Losing Track Of Friends – After all, you did say “best friends forever.”
Wow. I don’t know about you, but I really need to step my living game up. Share this post and inspire your friends to live a regret-free life too.
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