The five most commonly experienced regrets of the dying can shed some light on what to focus on while we’re still living. They wished they: 1) Hadn’t worked so hard; 2) Had stayed in better touch with friends; 3) Had the courage to express their feelings honestly; 4) Had allowed themselves to be happier; and 5) Had been truer to themselves instead of trying to please others. It follows then that, enjoying ourselves, nurturing connection with others, being honest about our feelings, not deferring happiness and living authentically, will lead to…

No regrets.