3. Dwelling in Regret
Few things are as mentally agonizing as regret. “IF ONLY!” But the should’ves do nothing but debilitate us from moving forward and cause us pain. Besides, life is far too messy to know that one changed decision or action would have set things off seamlessly. Remorse is part of what makes us human and there’s literally no way around it. Feel the feels, learn the lesson, then let it go.