27 Things You’ll Regret When You’re Older

14. Not taking a moment to appreciate things

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Stop. Take a deep breath. Look around you and appreciate your life.

13. Giving up

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Not trying your very best is something you’ll look back on and wish you’d done a bit differently.

12. Never taking risks

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You just got offered your dream job, but it means relocating to Peru. Go for it!

11. Not spending enough time with loved ones

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A lot of people will come and go in our lives, make sure you find time for the right ones before it’s too late.

10. Worrying too much

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Chill out. It’ll all work out in the end.

9. Not leaving your comfort zone

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Go cliff jumping, skydiving and white water rafting. Take a trip to Guatemala, perform in public, or get rid of your television.

8. Working too much

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You may have a lot of money in the bank, but do you have any memories?

7. Not using birth control

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Whoopsie! Having an unplanned child at the age of 19 might hold you back from doing some of those items on your bucket list.

6. Not following your dream

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Dream big, and go chase it.

5. Not trying different foods

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Mexican, Indian, Italian, Egyptian – try foods from other cultures, they might just blow your mind!

4. Not exercising

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Much of our peak physical fitness years are spent laying in bed or sitting in front of a screen. Go for a run or do yoga – your body will thank you when you hit 50.

3. Not trying harder in school

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You’ll wish you’d paid more attention in class when you can’t carry on a conversation with your partner’s boss about that George Orwell novel.

2. Never finding that one thing you’re really good at

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Go find a hobby or something you really enjoy doing. It may be your salvation on a tough day.

1. Not realizing how great you are

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You’re pretty awesome. The sooner you realize it the better.