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Meaningful regret is when one develops a certain self-awareness, which can be helpful in pinpointing the emotion, and see if it is pointing towards oneself (self-regret) or is a regret towards others.
If the regret is focused on others, it can be a breakthrough which can help the person come out of the negative emotion eventually.
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Regret is a common emotional issue during therapy, and some use it as a safe haven, to protect oneself from the pressure and risks of living a complete life.
Example: People can make an excuse out of a past, regretful event to stay away from love and marriage.
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Regret is a very real reaction to a disappointing event in your life, a choice you made that can’t be changed, something you said that you can’t take back. It’s one of those feelings you can’t seem to shake, a heavy and intrusive negative emotion that can last for minutes, days, years
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Feelings of regret are linked to negative emotions such as sorrow, remorse, and helplessness. Neuroscientists explore the neurobiology of regret and provide tips to overcome feelings of regret.
It’s human nature to linger on feelings of regret. We look back and think that missed opportunities(real or not) could have set us on a different, possibly more rewarding path. Unchecked, these emotions become overwhelming sources of stress and anxiety.
The way you look at how something works in the real world is called a mental model. It’s your thinking framework about something.
But when we make decisions, we often don’t think about our framework and immediately jump to a discussion about potential outcomes.
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