The sooner you face your mortality, the sooner you'll start living the life you wanted. Learn from other people's mistakes and regrets. Start today, start now!
Even when months and days are long, life is short. - Japanese Proverb
When we are in our 20s, we think we have all the time in the world. By the time we get to our 60s, we start realizing just how youth was wasted on the young.
There's no going back, so instead of regretting your old ways, change them while you still can.
Time flies, so get up, stand up straight and start a new leaf. Learn how to avoid the eight biggest regrets people have at the end of their lives.
If only I believed in my passions
Gamble on yourself! If you feel that you have more to offer than your job is giving you, go for it. Maybe you won't earn as much, but at least you'll be doing what you love.
Feeding your passion, going for the things you want will make you more content. Even if you fail, there's a satisfaction in knowing you tried.
How I wish I told them I loved them...
No one is quarantined tomorrow. Be careful with your words, and be kinder in your actions.
You can still love a person, even when you're arguing. Let them know that you care, even though you don't agree with them.
If only I didn't obsess about other people's opinions
People don't think that much about you. They are too busy worrying about their own lives and other people's opinions.
Wear what you feel like wearing. Spend your money the way you want to. Do something every day to reward yourself. It can be the smallest thing in the world, but it's yours.
I wish I stood up for myself
There's a thin line between being polite and letting people walk all over you.
If you want a promotion, talk about it. Desire more attention? Say it. If it feels right, if it can make you happy, the least you can do is try.
If only I lived in the moment
Don't let yourself wonder where you were while your children were growing up. Or when your puppy became a blind senior.
Spend time with loved ones and be present. Enjoy your "me" moments. Stop stressing over your Instagram, a dress you can't afford, or work. If you can't change it at this very moment, move on.
I wish I took care of my health
We don't think of our health until it starts to drift away.
Proper nutrition, stress management, restful sleep, and physical activity, promote a healthier and longer life.
You hold the key to your health, so use it before it's too late.
Why did I worry so much?
Not all problems can be solved. Accept it and move on.
Life will handle you a bunch of issues, but worrying usually leads to stress, and worse. Focus on things you can change for the better.
I wish I worked less
It does feel like financial success is the leading dream killer. You only live once, yet you spend half of your life in the office. And yes, just like everybody else, you'll regret it.
You will never be as young as you are now. Instead of focusing on more money, try to shift that energy to making the most of your time.
Create a life you're comfortable with. Try to spend more time in nature, with the ones you love, travel, dance, make love, thrive! Do your best to make a happy ending once your time comes. No regrets, deal?