Even though I talk to people about regrets at work, I have never written a blog post with “regrets” in the title. I guess you could say this (almost) five-year-old daily blog has no regrets.
At work — where I practice individual therapy, group therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing — I invite people to let go of regrets, because regrets are about past actions (or inactions) and we cannot change the past.
In the spirit of the late Peter Sellers — who said that the only regret he had in life was seeing the movie The Magus –– the only regret I have, here and now, is installing the latest Apple update on my iPhone. Considering how long I’ve lived, only one regret is pretty good.
I have no regrets about the photos I took yesterday.
Here’s a Cole Porter tune about regrets, sung by the great Ethel Waters:
Any regrets? There’s room for them (and anything else) in the comments section below.
Miss Koplow regrets she’s unable to share a new photo expressing her thanks to all who helped her create this post and — of course! — to you. She lets go of that regret by sharing an old photo.