Make your regrets work for you
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 10:51AM
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Spring breathes new life into everything. The sunshine, longer days, and green buds growing on dormant branches are powerful reminders of renewal and hope.

Unresolved regrets have a way of holding us in a perpetual state of winter. Spring is the perfect time to bring yourself into a fuller life by facing and working through your regrets.

Learning to forgive yourself and move forward is critically important, but it's also important to make your regrets work for you. Regrets are important life lessons that teach us perspective about the past, wisdom for future decisions, and integrity to make meaningful amends to ourselves and others.

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