Each writer was someone unique from a different culture, race or religion. But their regrets almost looked the same. Why?
Each regret was something the person had NOT done or words the individual had NEVER said. It was the things people held back that they regretted most.
Many people have commented on the video, revealing their own regrets. Some include "staying inside my comfort zone," "not making something of myself," and "not being a good spouse." Most regrets revolve around careers, families, relationships, parenting or happiness.
Are you eating healthy, getting fresh air and keeping your body in shape? Many people regretted not taking better care of their bodies. Spend a little time on yourself, and you'll feel much better.
I regret not doing more for others
Think of other people and what you could be doing for them. Spend some time volunteering, or simply listen when your friend is having a hard day. Your life is about how you show your love to others, especially your family.
Make this year better than the last, and start doing the things you've always wanted to do. Take your regrets and learn from them. Don't mope around, regretting every action or inaction. Enjoy life today.
What are you holding on to that you regret? Comment below, and let's keep this discussion going!
Jenna Koford is on the content team at FamilyShare. She graduated with a degree in Communications—Journalism and a minor in editing. Jenna enjoys painting and calligraphy, planning a wedding, and Pinterest and Netflix.