‘No Regrets’ Outlook May Make for Sunnier Old Age

Researchers from the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, in Germany, examined regret in 20-somethings and 60-somethings to see how it affected their emotional health. “Regret is a powerful mental energy which can be your best friend or worst enemy. You can harness it to improve your future by learning from it, but if you let it grow inside you, it is destructive to both healthy aging and emotional resilience,” said Dr. Murali Doraiswamy, a professor and head of the division of biological psychiatry at Duke University School of Medicine.

“‘No Regrets’ Outlook May Make for Sunnier Old Age” By: Mary Marcus
US News
April 19th, 2012 

 

 

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