Know when to let go
As the people get older, they tend to focus more on what’s important to them, and don’t sweat the small stuff to the degree they did when they were younger, according to Dr. Robert Waldinger. Other research supports this mindset, and has found that older adults are better about letting go of past failures. “They tend to realize how life is short and they are more likely to pay more attention on what makes them happy now,” says Dr. Waldinger. You can do the same.