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Nothing to Regret – Small Bad Habits Cause Lifelong Regrets: Iman Aghay at TEDxStanleyPark (Transcript)

Iman Aghay

Iman Aghay – TRANSCRIPT

Have you ever wanted to say something, but you didn’t because you were afraid of being judged or getting rejected? Have you ever done something that you didn’t want to only because of others’ expectations? Have you ever missed out on being with your family and friends because you were working for too many hours? Nine out of ten people regret something big in their lives. Think about that; nine out of ten people regret something big in their lives.

Many of these regrets are caused by our own small daily choices, and when we make these choices on a regular basis, they turn into regret-causing bad habits. We spend far too many hours on social media checking fun profile after the next one, video share this, share that, and then hours are gone. We watch for too much TV. An average adult watches five hours of TV every day. We keep buying things that we don’t even need because there are great deals and there are sales.

Among us, there is a small group of people who had a unique life-changing experience that helped them dump the regret-causing bad habits one by one, and very quickly I hope you never experience what these people experienced, but learn from the lessons they learned.

Here is why: the first step of this experience requires you to end up on your deathbed; the second step is asking yourself three most common questions asked on a deathbed; and the third step is to survive your deathbed to apply the lessons learned. Let’s skip step one and three, and just simply ask ourselves the three most common questions asked on a deathbed.

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