Researchers from the University of Illinois and Northwestern University asked a group of 370 adults about their biggest regrets. Overall, most fell into one of the following seven categories:
Seven – Poor health
Coming in at number seven, six per cent cited poor health as their number one regret. Perhaps this was not exercising enough, not managing to give up smoking or generally not treating their body in the way it deserved.
Six – Parenting slip-ups
Nine per cent of survey respondents said their biggest regret came under the parenting heading, with many parents wishing they had spent less time in the office and more time at home with their children.
Five – Finances
Being money-wise is easier said than done, and it would seem that 10 per cent of respondents agreed. Spend money and live your life, but make a plan for yourself and be smart to avoid looking back and wishing you had been wiser with your pennies.
Four – Career
We generally spend more time at the office and…