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Being afraid of regret is a powerful driver of maintaining the status quo in our lives.
It's our tendency o focus on losses rather than gains.
That makes people who are more prone to feel regret less likely to take risks.
Brain imaging helped identify the neural circuits that are involved when we feel regret.
A substantial activity is taking place in the hippocampus, which is responsible for memory. Also, experiencing regret and being scared of feeling regret involve very similar neural circuits – indicatin...
It's a bias related to money and it describes how investors hold on tight to losing assets. The driving force behind this behavior is our fear of regret.
It shows we are very hesitant to sell an asset at a loss and we tend to hang on to it as it keeps dropping in value, hoping it will pi...
When starting new projects, we tend to have high expectations of them doing well. We put a big amount of effort into them and even if see they don't go that well, we still choose not to opt-out. Instead, we hang on them longer, because we feel regret of leaving a project before it material...
Regret is important in our lives because it facilitates the process of learning from our mistakes and avoiding repeating them.
Too many people hang on to relationships that they well know are going nowhere.
Ending a relationship puts us in the situation to admit we have made a mistake and it makes us experience regret. So to avoid regret, we convince ourselves that as we have come so far with the relationshi...
Nothing lasts forever, not even your problems. Stay positive.
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Emotions can be used in two ways: To understand the way we feel, and to use it proactively to influence our future behaviour.
Regret happens after an event. We can't change the past, but we can harness regret to improve our future by visualising how our future self...
Using checklists will improve your work and increase your productivity. No more wasted time trying to remember what to do next.
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Category 1: Losers
People who always see negative in everything and put in the least amount of effort or no effort at all. They are least bothered about what is happening around them. They will only crib and complain about how the world is. They will say someth...
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