Why ‘Everything Happens For A Reason’ Is A Philosophy Worth Believing

You Accumulate Fewer Regrets

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Photo Credit: Scopio / Catherine Ekkelboom-White
Photo Credit: Scopio / Catherine Ekkelboom-White

Regrets are all created from the notion that, if only we had acted differently in the past, we would have a better present. Belief in things happening for a reason allows us to come to peace with our past decisions rather than regretting them.