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   Posted 2/3/2011 11:31 AM (GMT -6)   
Any suggestions on how to let go of past regrets. I've been clinical depressed 3 times in my 54 years. Every time it starts with reliving past regrets and dwelling on how I should have made different decisions. My current situation isn't all that bad, just in a job that I don't like with no future. I was employed for 14 years with a large airline but laid off in 2001. I constantly dwell on how if I had made different decisions I would have been able to keep my job back than. It haunts me night and day. I've been on Cymbalta about 4 months and feel better than I did. Just want to let go of the past and move on, but the rumination just won't go away. Any suggestions?

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   Posted 2/3/2011 12:03 PM (GMT -6)   
Learn to stay in the "NOW". Just in this very moment. Take life one day at a time. Living in the past gets us nowhere fast. It takes a lot of energy and thought, that could be spent elsewhere. Learn to be mindful. There are many books on this. Try googleing for one. It will really help you.

I hope that you can get past this and move on. Try not to feel regrets, start fresh each day and live life to the fullest. I hope that this helps some.

Hugs, Karen
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