![regret-statue-bw.jpg](https://steemitimages.com/DQmaDqHNVqGMhwp8egd5pVS4Vd8j52KfajGhmnGU7TpZBp1/regret-statue-bw.jpg) #### about regret --- if i could have a wish, for one ability, what would it be? many people claim a life so far with no regrets, but regretting is endemic to human progression. it is a vector of the human psyche, some people even argue regrets are healthy. i am one of those people. i regret plenty of things in life, and i feel like society imposes untold rules to forbid anyone to admit to their regrets. this is a travesty. what is so wrong with reflecting about decision trees that played out the wrong way? does that not create opportunity to make better decisions in the future? it is as if having no regret is the only way to move forward. well, i regret this mantra. i adore making the wrong decisions and having regrets. i remember those events perfectly well, and they created opportunities that perhaps i would not have otherwise had. the gravitas of regretful decisions shockwave throughout my timeline. some how, i am better off, stained but better informed of my own behaviours, tendencies. the difference is not to live in regret. regretting and then punishing yourself over something that cannot be changed is not helpful. let it serve as foundations for a better future. embrace what regrets can teach you, entertain less, the idea that one can live a life without any. for the sake of being sincere to one self, don't be a fool, not to you, i, or anyone else. not realising this could be the biggest regret of your life.