Everyone is familiar with the feelings associated with regret – that horrible sinking sensation you experience after making a poor decision, such as hitting Reply All on an email when you should have clicked Reply. If you can relate to this sentiment, let journalist Kathryn Schulz soothe your aching soul. She explains that regrets have purpose and, in fact, are part of what make you human. getAbstract suggests you watch her lecture; you’ll regret it if you don’t.
In this summary, you will learn
- What four ways people experience regret,
- How you can live with regret and
- How regret can add value to your life.
About the Speaker
Journalist Kathryn Schulz is a “wrongologist.” She explores wrongness in her Slate column titled “The Wrong Stuff” and in her book Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error.