How To Overcome Regrets

Written by Jane van Zundert

Hi, I am Jane, I am married and a mother of four. My mission in life is to inspire and motivate you, on how you can break free from fear, shame, and resentment and start creating a balanced life, so that you can begin to enjoy your total freedom and never get stuck again in life.

May 28, 2020

In life, we are bound to come across regrets so many times. The truth about it is, there is no life without regrets. In every day of our lives, there might be issues that we find ourselves that cause us to regret our actions. Regret is a feeling that when magnify will become a problem.

When you find yourself in a hurtful situation, like a devoice a failed relationship, a failed contract. It’s not the time to beat yourself up, rather look for a way to get over that regrets.

Ways To Overcome Regrets

1. Know The Meaning Of Regret

The first way to deal with regrets is to know what regret is. Know that regret is a way of thinking. Regret is when you blame yourself over what happened. Regrets can come in two ways. If you learn and know that all issues are not there to kill you or disorganized you, that is called productive regret. It means you learn from that mistake.

Unproductive regrets are, when regret is handled in the wrong way, where you take all the blame and refused to let go of whatever has happened, it can lead to stress disorder or other serious health issues. Regrets come in different ways. It can be over things you know or know nothing about.

2. Know Your Feelings Of Regrets

You need to know where your regrets come from. It might be a failed marriage, or what you said or how you reacted to an issue. It can also be that you lost a job, or even regret not taking that job.

When you identify where the regret comes from, it will be easy to know how to handle such regrets. Staying long in that regret, might affect the way you think and see things, and that can lead to a long time regrets.

3. Find Out where Your Regrets Comes From

Find out where your regrets come from. It might come from, getting into that marriage. You might see others getting married and jump into one but later finds out that you have made a wrong choice. It can also be in that job. where you find it difficult to get out of bed in the morning.

A lot of people have gone into a job that causes them stress because they are not passionate about that job. It might also be in a wrong congregation where your spirit doesn’t agree with the doctrine. When you find out where the regrets come from, you will be able to make amends and learn not to fall into the same problem again.

4. Write Your Regrets Down

Writing what causes regret will help you identify with it very well. When you write, you are pouring out your mind. It will enable you to know the WHY, and by reading it to yourself, you will be able to change the WHY to WHAT CAN I DO to avoid reoccurrence. So as you read you will begin to realize how you got there in the first place. That will help you make amend thereby avoiding anything that will cause you to regrets again.

5. Learn Your Lessons

Learn from your mistakes. Whatever has made you regret your actions if carefully looked into can be avoided. If you are used to screaming at your husband to get you into a regret mood, you will learn to correct your action, by learning not to scream next time.

In Conclusion

As far as you cannot change what has happened in the past, but learning to avoid a reoccurrence will help you develop a new you. You can choose to change how you want your future to look like. In all this, the only way to peace and happiness is knowing Jesus and accepting Him as your LORD and personal savior.

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Remember I am your sister in Christ.

I love you all.

Remain blessed.

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