We're taught to try to live life without regret. But why? Regret is the emotion we experience, when we think that our present situation could be better or happier if we did something different in the past. Top regrets in life include choices surrounding education, career and romance. They happen at all ages and we learn this emotion very young. Regret teaches us life lessons and serves to help us grow as individuals. So instead of regretting regret, Kathryn Schulz makes a powerful and moving case for embracing our regrets, learning from them and letting go.