CTSF Jon Westenberg Today? Don’t Mind if I do!

I would like to throw my two cents in on this regret business.

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Stuff I feel When I Allow Regret to Take Up Space in My Head
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Seriously, has there ever been a less effective way to measure something like pain than this stupid thing?

Hurts worst,

they’d say.

Worst pain imaginable.

I used to like to say I didn’t do anything half-assed. When I screw up, I lose my job. I lose my husband. I lose my kids. I lose my home. I total my car.

Speaking of people changing,

A few years later, I made another giant mistake, this time with a man who left me devastated and stunned. He hadn’t granted me even the smallest gesture of closure, and I was going round and round trying to understand what happened. I couldn’t eat. Or sleep. And I missed him. And I couldn’t understand why I kept catching bad breaks. I was REALLY, REALLY regretting ever having trusted him and again, I went to Faye for a shoulder.

3. We will not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it.

5. No matter how far down the scale we have gone, we will see how our experience can benefit others. 6. That feeling of uselessness and self-pity will disappear. 7. We will lose interest in selfish things and gain interest in our fellows. 8. Self-seeking will slip away.

I know we are always told that we need to have no plan B and go for our dreams relentlessly and with total abandon, but that’s the kind of advice that only looks good on paper.

It’s the kind of advice you are only ever going to hear from people who have already made it, who have turned their ideas into a million bucks already.

And that is because I was going to bring up the truth about overnight sensations, or instant millionaires.

I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up, but I know I want it to be spelled right and punctuated correctly. I guess that’s something.

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