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Speak when you are angry – and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret. Laurence J. Peter Of course, my children are perfect. Absolutely perfect. Three adult sons any woman would be proud to call her own. But, nonetheless, every now and again (and sometimes more often than that), […]

The Mother of All Regrets





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Life is too short, time is too precious, and the stakes are too high to dwell on what might have been – Hillary Clinton My youngest daughter has chronic FOMO (fear of missing out). She hates it when people are at the dinner table before her. She struggles if we […]

On FOMO, indecision and regret



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I think it’s interesting that we have followed the month about ‘purpose’ with ‘regret’. It wasn’t intentional. But it so apt! We could easily be tempted to draw a line between the two, and call it missed opportunities. Perhaps, failure. Conjuring emotions of shame or guilt or simply sadness. But […]

From Purpose to Regret


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“Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.” Henry David Thoreau I spent my Saturday evening watching aliens – big, nasty, tentacled, impossible-to-beat kind of aliens. […]

Aliens, Groundhog-day & Regret