The first one that comes to mind is most definitely, The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying.
I don’t remember how I found this random article, but I remember that it stopped me in my tracks. I immediately reflected on where I was headed life… and realized that I had failed miserably on 4 of the top 5 regrets. So, I printed off the list and posted it on my refrigerator where it stayed for two years… until I could confidently say that those regrets were regrets no more.
I’ve written about regrets before because I talk a lot about money and wealth, but if there is one thing in the world that costs more than anything else, it is regret.
A good measure of your life is to “live with no regrets,” so a trick to doing that is figuring out what regrets other older and wiser people have, and make sure that you don’t make the same mistakes. (more…)