For 2018

"Life is lived forward, but understood backward. It is not until we are down the road and we stand on the mountain looking back through the valley that we can appreciate the terrain God has allowed us to scale.” Jill Savage

Thursday, August 21, 2008

This is an excerpt from Oprah's Magazine (July) by Martha Neck

Regret and how do you get over it?

1. Get beyond denial. That shouldn't have happened, I shouldn't have done that - if you put your energy into thinking like that - you're in the past - les miserables. Just learn from it.

2. Separate regrets have basic ingredients. Sad, mad, glad, and scared are the 4 basic emotions. Regret always involves sad and mad. Look at them separately.

3. Grieve what is irrevocably lost.

4. Reclaim the essence of your dreams.

5. Analyze your anger.

6. Learn to lean love ward.
Next week I think I'll be thinking and discussing 'finding oneself'. Everybody wants to do that these days, including yours truly, but are we really as lost as we think we are?
Every time life brings you to a crossroads, from the tiniest to the most immense, go toward love, not away from fear."
Chatty Crone

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