Mental Health

What science tells us about how to overcome regret

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Regret can affect our stress levels, hormone balances and physical health. Image: Unsplash/Nic Shuliahin

J. Kim Penberthy
Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, University of Virginia
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Therapy, like this woman is having here, can help people consumed with regret to face their feelings and develop resilience.
Research shows that regret from inaction is more likely to lead to mental health concerns. Image: Unsplash/Christina @


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