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If you think about it, regret is a form of over-optimization. You are trying to optimize decisions already made. Optimize what happened. It’s silly, but it’s human.
When you over-optimize, you don’t see the beauty of what is right in front of you. You are thinking, thinking, thinking. Grinding away in your mind against what is.
When you stop this over-thinking, success, joy, and peace start reappearing out of nowhere. The Dao begins to manifest.
Here's a technique that will help you clear out your head and stop the ceaseless loop of mental chatter.