The service, which promotes individual resilience and wellbeing, has issued a new e-book to help people combat an emotion that surfaces often for most people, but is rarely discussed: regret, an impossible wish that one had done or not done something in particular in the past.
More information can be found at https://boschintegrativewellness.com/regret-free-living
Bosch Integrative Wellness’s new e-book looks at why people often become mired in regret, its triggers, and the mental wellness consequences of living while burdened by regrets. The guide also addresses how to turn regrets into hope and meaningful action moving forward.
Studies have indicated that people who regret inaction rather than mistakes are especially prone to longer-term mental health consequences. That is, mistakes can usually either be rectified or compensated for, but a perceived failure to live up to one’s ideals, or achieve one’s goals can turn into an entrenched regret. One study of older Americans even rated their time spent worrying about things they could not control as one of their biggest life regrets.
Leslie Bosch, Ph.D., the service’s namesake and the e-book’s author, considers how people deal with regret to be critical because regret can lead to negative feelings and destructive behaviors. For those who struggle to move past remorse, she advises self-awareness and self-compassion: after all, regret can be beneficial. Regret can teach one how to be a better person, more in tune with oneself and the other people whose lives are impacted. Times of regret can be used to open oneself to new possibilities.
Specifically, she teaches the steps necessary to unburden oneself and move on, advising clients to ask themselves if what they’re doing is helping. If the self-loathing or engaging in unhealthy behaviors help the person or anyone involved in that person’s life. Practicing gratitude and self-compassion every day are two important strategies to release individuals from the debilitating cycle of regret.
Dr. Leslie Bosch is a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach. She received her training from the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. She has also earned a Ph.D. in Family Studies and Human Development from the University of Arizona.
One client remarked about Dr. Bosch’s coaching service: “Leslie is an awesome coach. Her communication skills are off the charts, and accurate empathy is her specialty. If you are looking to improve your health physically, mentally, spiritually, or emotionally, I highly recommend Leslie for coaching assistance.”
Interested parties can access the free e-book at https://boschintegrativewellness.com/regret-free-living
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