Loss and Regret: Pain is Not Caused by Losing by What Happened

9 July 2022

Same Decision, It’s Just The Outcome That’s Changed

A decision cannot be bad or good depending on its outcome, because the outcome is after the event. 'I should have known' is simply not true.
2 June 2022

People come because they are in pain, if they knew how to ‘get over it’ they would do it.

People don’t come to me thinking, ‘I’d really like to clear the emotional impact of financial losses.’ They come because they are in pain. They don’t
27 May 2022

I Bought Bitcoin at $1, and sold it at $68,000 (I didn’t, But I Could have)

Obsessing over trying to recover losses, being preoccupied with regret and cycling between fear and denial are far from ideal states. Of course you know cognitively
26 May 2022

Preoccupation is a symptom of distress. It can’t also be the Solution.

Being preoccupied with the past is painful and energy sapping. Minds can find endless variations of ‘what ifs?’ and ‘if onlys.’ Since preoccupation is a symptom