This is the fourth in a regular series of editorial pieces we’ll be posting here on the blog, originally written by Hosking Industries’ Ben Hosking for Street Commodores magazine and other magazines he’s completed opinion pieces for. This column appeared in issue 170 of Street Commodores:
No Regrets, Ever. (Written 16.03.2010)
Life’s a journey that doesn’t end until you die. So don’t waste time regretting the past.
When you’re young, it’s easy to get caught up stressing about the myriad mistakes that you make along the way to becoming an adult. You waste time worrying about stupid things like wearing the right clothes or having the right hair and generally fitting in to the right crowd. It’s all wasted energy that you could be expending on your journey forward.
There are a number of choice quotes that I could insert here, but my favourites are ‘you don’t stop learning until you stop breathing’, ‘don’t sweat the small stuff’ and ‘regret nothing’.
Just let those three sink in for a little bit…