30 Things You’ll Regret When You’re Old
In this article you can things that you should do before you’re too old.
Being scared to do things.
At some point you will ask yourself: What was I so afraid of?
Failing to make physical fitness a priority.
Many people spend the physical peak of our lives lying on the couch. But, when you hit 40, 50 or 60, you will imagine what you could have done.
Not traveling when you had the chance.
Probably all people at least once had said: ‘I should have gone there or there’. So, any time you have enough money and you can travel, you definitely should do that. As you get older it becomes much harder.
Not learning another language.
How many languages do you speak? There isn’t any excuse good enough why you can’t learn a new language. Remember, you are never too old for learning.
Not using any sunscreen or enough sunscreen.
You can avoid or simply reduce wrinkles, moles and skin cancer if you protect yourself properly. As a matter of fact, the best anti-aging treatment is sunscreen. Use it every day, even in winter.
Missing the chance to see your favorite musicians.
You should never say: “Nah, dude, I’ll catch Nirvana next time they come through town”. Go to all concerts and see all musicians you want to see.
Staying in yes those bad relationship(s).
How many of you are in bad relationship? Once you get out of a bad relationship you will look back and wish you have made that move earlier.
Being afraid to say “I love you.”
What can you lose? You definitely should say these three words more often.
Not quitting a terrible job.
Even though we must pay the bills, if you find way to improve your situation, you might spend too many years in hell.
Not trying harder in school.
Very often the grades play a major in determining where we end up in life. You may realize how near you were to get higher grade and wish you’d paid more attention.
Not realizing how beautiful you were.
Many people spend their time thinking there are not beautiful. One day you will regret about that. Too many people are unhappy with the way we look, but the reality is that we are beautiful exactly the way we are.
Not listening to your parents’ advice.
Our parents are older and have much more experiences. Therefore you should listen each their advice.
Spending your youth self-absorbed.
You certainly will be embarrassed about it.
Caring too much about what other people think.
Ask yourself: is it worth to live limited life just because you are afraid of opinions of other people?
Supporting others’ dreams over your own.
Don’t forget about yourself. Supporting others is a beautiful thing, but not when it means you never get to shine.
Not moving on fast enough.
You should snjoy life, and when you go through hard life you should try to focus on little things that make you happy. Don’t forget to move on fast enough!
Holding grudges, especially with those you love.
Is it a point in re-living the anger over and over again?
Not standing up for yourself.
Keep in mind that old people don’t take sh*t from anyone. Neither should you.
Not volunteering enough.
You should try to make the world a better place. So, help to those who really need something.
Missing the chance to ask your grandparents questions before they die.
Appreciate the time spend with your grandparents. Many people realize too late how awesome their grandparents are. These old people will explain everything you’ll ever ask about – still you must ask them in time.
Working too much.
We guarantee that no one wishes to spend more time at the office. Many people do wish they have spent more time with family, friends and hobbies.
Not playing with your kids enough.
It is simple: spend more time with your kids. Go to the park, ride a bike, play football, play with the snow. They will grow in the blink of an eye.
Not learning how to cook one awesome meal.
Well, what’s life without great food? Learn how to prepare one drool-worthy meal and that will make the dinner parties and celebrations much more interesting.
Not stopping enough to appreciate the moment.
Stop taking too many pictures and try to relax, enjoy and appreciate the moment.
Failing to finish what you start.
“I had big dreams of becoming a nurse. I even signed up for the classes, but then…”
Refusing to let friendships run their course.
Remember, people grow apart. Many people are clinging to what was. Still, you need to acknowledge that things do change.
Letting yourself be defined by cultural expectations.
Don’t let people to tell you: “We don’t do that.”