This is how you can stop it!
The #yolo attitude is
so strong in you that you don’t even think about regrets. And even if you do,
you struggle with finding a way out of drowning in regrets. Anyways, don’t
worry as we’ve got the solutions below.
Work on something that means a lot to you
This way, you won’t be
wasting time on something that doesn’t give you enough satisfaction. And,
you’ll be able to tolerate the little failures that are, often, inevitable. By
working on your passion
Don’t make decisions based on bad days
There may be days when
you can’t stop crying, but you need to know that this is a part of your
learning curve and has nothing to do with how successful you are. If you mess up, you correct it. It’s that
Try not to take the critics to heart
At any given point in
your life, someone’s going to tell you that you’re not good enough. If they’re
right, then work on improving yourself, and if they’re not, don’t even bother
thinking about it. Don’t let what they say demotivate you.
Being self-confident is
vital. The truth is once people know that you’re insecure, they’ll take you for
granted. So stand up a little taller and believe in your glorious self.
Learn how to take risks
Without a doubt, you’ve
got to take risks to grow. But, doing so rashly without giving it some thought
is far worse than not taking it at all. Consider all your options and always
have a backup plan.
Approach toxic work relationships diplomatically
It’s quite rare to find
your kind of people wherever you go. Don’t be disheartened by your toxic
workplace. Instead, ignore the negativity (as much as possible!) and stand up
for yourself when you have to. The next time you’re not invited for an important
discussion (that you really should be a part of), grace the place with a hair
flip without letting egos spoil your opportunities.
are always stellar, but it’s always best if you don’t let it get to your head.
Stay curious and always be a student at heart.
Network, network and network!
Hobnobbing with peers
and people in similar industries such as yourself can provide perspective and
can shake things up a notch. Get your business cards and start mingling boss
Despite your busy
schedule, try to find some time to make sure that you’re ready to face anything
that life throws at you and always think twice before you make any decision
that could affect your future.
Balance work and play
Having a life outside
work is necessary to ensure you remain productive, keep work interesting Take
breaks in between and try to complete your tasks in small chunks well ahead of
deadlines. It’s always wise to not take your work home once you clock out.
Trying to keep your professional and personal lives as separate will serve you
better in the long run.
This article was originally published as “How Do You
Manage Regrets In The Workplace?” in the November 2018 issue of Cosmopolitan
Sri Lanka. For more career advice, grab a copy of our latest magazine.
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