At the end, we were only sorry we did not take the opportunity. The beauty of life is that it comes with options and these options come with their own uncertainties. To avoid feeling regret later in life, avoid or overlook doings things you will regret later in life. Once you are 70 and above, honesty is questionable, then some testimonies of the things that people in the elderly have confessed feel remorse for these 30 things you are likely to regret it might help you make your decisions prudence today.
1. Being afraid of change
It is said that change is human, that only a fool refuses to positive change. You can be moving, traveling, ending a bad relationship, taking a new job … etc. Having fear and do it anyway is the secret that can lead very great opportunities.
2. learn another language
You’ll kick yourself hard when you realize that took three years of high school with all the resources at their disposal and yet never took the time to learn a language. There are so many different cultures, countries, customs and languages to explore. Learning another language will not only be fun to expand your knowledge and give your CV that different skill that nobody else has.
3. Staying in a bad relationship
lying to himself that his abusive partner change it in a day is quite tiring. Once you leave, just you want to have made the above decision.
4. Do not use sunscreen
The harmful sun rays always have adverse effects on the skin if not apply sunscreen regularly. They expose you to more likely to develop skin cancer and wrinkles give earlier than usual, which could have avoided all by screening sun.
5. Do not travel when he had the opportunity
The world is full of interesting places you can visit when they are younger. Growing older you become less publicized for travel. Take a vacation and go do some beautiful memories that will be happy to remember in their old age.
6. Do not exercise
Exercise gives you an easier time with your body in old age time. It gives your body strength and flexibility to make young people more even in their old days. It also helps prevent diseases and ailments that come with age. If the gym is not your thing, go for a walk, take a jog, ride a bike or take yoga classes. The beneficial effects are all later in life.
7. Let society defines
Do not let your gender, race, age, socioeconomic status, religion or anything else keep you from being what you want to be in life. Do not live your life based on the definition of others. Create your own lifestyle that is in no way defined by society. Be free!
8. Do not listen to the advice of their parents
Much as we always tend to think that we are adults and we do not need more advice from parents, it is important to note that have been through a lot more than what we have and that when they try to guide us is because They love us.
9. Be afraid to say “I love you”
is better just put it out there, at least you tried if it does not work but live with the guilt of knowing that could have been a great love story is something you definitely do not want to live to old age.
10. Working unfavorably to pay the bills
However much you have to pay the bills, if the work is not like paying that you should quit and find a better one. Staying only give more stress and wasting away your life. You’ll be sorry when they realize that you had options that were taking so pessimistic because of insecurity.
11. Being self-absorption
Nobody wants to be 70 and alone, take the initiative and go out and create meaningful relationships that will benefit in old age. Others and avoid being self-centered only going to do more harm than good.
12. Worrying too much about what others think
No matter what you do, there will always be someone to criticize. You do not want to live your life worried about what people are doing nothing with their lives think about you.
13. Do not walk by itself
Do not let anyone acting superior or making you feel less than a human being by belittling their ideas or opinions. Stand up for what you believe in and make their views heard. You may take it as a weakness and exploit it.
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People always try to get on your nerves, it’s not something you can control. When they are left to make their grudges level to start, then you will have lost the war before you started fighting. Learn to let go, forgive quickly and restore your inner peace, you will not regret in old age.
15. Give priority to the dreams of others before his own
This is a serious error that should be common sense to everyone. You can not give up their dreams in order to help others achieve theirs. Life is not a rehearsal.
16. Work too
Working is a good thing. However, knowing that there are other things that are more important, like to enjoy life and spend time with loved ones.
17. Do not learn how to cook
This is an investment that always pays great extent. Having some recipes on the sleeve goes a long way to help even in his old age when he could be alone.
18. The pursuit of happiness where you lost
People come in and out of our lives for different reasons. You can not be finding happiness in the same place that he has lost. Letting go and find happiness elsewhere, where they are appreciated for what you are.
19. Failing to finish what you started
As much as you may want to quit, remember the reason why it began. This will prevent regrets later in life.
20. Without stopping to appreciate the moment
The world today is so busy doing nothing that often do not have time to pause enjoy life. Take time to stop and appreciate the beauty in every moment. Some moments are given only once, enjoy them while they last.
21. Do not spend enough time with their loved ones
There is nothing like the power of the family unit. You regret being too busy to attend family events, or leave little more and say hello. There will be a time when people you love are not present anymore. Do not miss the opportunity to make an impact.
22. Never take risks
The choice of taking a risk might end up changing his life. However it is important to take calculated risks in order to avoid making another unfortunate mistake.
23. Worrying too much
The concern does not create problems in your life. There will always be something to worry about, but constantly stressing yourself can seriously affect your health.
24. Getting caught up in the drama
be involved in the drama is not only a waste of time, drains your energy without important reason. Stay away from anyone or any situation that gives negative energy.
25. Not being grateful
Recognize the wonderful people in your life and count your blessings. Even when things are difficult, there is always something to be thankful.
26. Never mastering a hobby
Find something you enjoy doing and make an extra effort to be good at it. You’ll laugh, you’ll achieve something unique and you learn something new that can be useful in old age.
27. widely read
often it seems like reading is not possible with the busy lives we lead. However, taking the time to read can expand your knowledge, your vocabulary and your mind. Whatever genre you prefer, take a book and allow your mind to swim in the deep oceans of knowledge.
28. Do not work hard enough at school
While passing just often enough to graduate, it’s good to challenge yourself to do the best I can. Make something that comes degree of pride.
29. Not enough volunteer
Whether you choose to build houses, plant trees or volunteer at a soup kitchen, there is always something you can do to make the world a better place as a volunteer. You do not get the opportunity to do so in old age.
When you are old and out of work, your savings will be very useful so it is wise to start saving early.
Life is not a rehearsal, and it is never too late to start.