“If only I could turn back time”…
Now that’s a line that gets thrown around a lot. Not just willy but also, umm… nilly.
But what does it really represent? Regret, right?
Ok, what if we got that opportunity to go back? Would we act any differently? I’d like to think “yes”, but then again, in the long-term, would we, mere creatures of old habits, revert to our usual ways and find ourselves in only a ‘slightly’ better situation today?
(As you can see, I do have a lot of time on my hands to sit in a café in Colombo with my laptop, gaze far away into the Indian ocean, and confuse the crap out of myself with my own thoughts)
Here’s what I’ve learned at the age of 34: