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Do You Struggle with Regret? Here’s How to Let It Go.
Episode 513th September 2022 • Mentally Stronger • Melli O'Brien
00:00:00 00:11:17

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Regret, for our hunter-gatherer ancestors, was a handy survival strategy. After living through a run-in with a sabre-toothed tiger or a rival clan, their minds went over and over the scenario in order to learn anything that would give them a better chance of survival next time.

However, leap forward a few hundred thousand years and our minds tend to do the same thing around moments of hurt, embarrassment and shame, often in a way that isn’t helpful or useful.

So how can we transform this cycle in order to use it in a healthy and helpful way?

In this episode of Mentally Stronger, I’ll be sharing a 3-step practice to help you shift the painful and disempowering states of regret into empowering states of resilience, connection to purpose and wisdom.

Listen to learn:

  • The part human evolution plays in regret
  • How to recognize patterns of regret
  • Why “just a spoonful” of regret is helpful
  • When to let go of regret
  • A concise 3-step practice to transform our relationship with regret

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