After too many years of unfulfilling work, Bronnie Ware began searching for a job with heart. Despite having no formal qualifications or experience, she found. Nurse Reveals Top 5 Regrets of the Dying. Bronnie Ware: What I learned working in palliative care and how meditation saved me. By Mindful. A palliative nurse recorded the most common regrets of the dying and put her findings into a book called “The Top Five Regrets of The Dying.

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I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings. Death always involves letting go of the world. Feb 18, Anna Lundberg rated it did not like it.

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Ware writes of the phenomenal clarity of vision that people gain at the end of their lives, and how we might learn from their wisdom. This book has changed my life. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Another thing that drove me absolutely crazy was the use of certain words ad nauseam. We all get conditioning from family, peers and society.

The Top Five Regrets of the Dying: A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing by Bronnie Ware

This is a theme which too around in my li A very interesting book. In your book, the person who really encapsulated that first regret was Grace. She states, “We will all die, but this work was reminding me we all have a choice, too, on how to live in the meantime. Ich wusste einfach nicht, wie ich es bewerten sollte.

This is definitely one of my best reads so far!!! Most people had not honored even a half of their dreams and had to die knowing that it was due to choices they had made, or regreta made. I expect she could do with the extra royalties to cover that maternity leave! Many did not realise until the end that happiness is a choice.


The Top 5 Regrets Of The Dying

I expected some open and honest accounts from people who faced death and encountered their regrets about the life they had led and their fears about the future. Everyone misses their friends when they are dying.

This book was recommended to me by a friend and I just jumped in without knowing much more than the title. Compassion though is a healing force and comes from a place of kindness towards yourself. I think we need to ta I went to my first funeral last week. I am generally drawn to books like this that offers advice on how I can better live my life but I just could not get into the writing.

She said paraphrasing here that while it’s fine that other people may choose a “western” medication or surgery approach, she would instead use her decades of experience meditating to “communicate directly with the cells of her body” and ask them to reject the sickness, which resulted in her vomiting up whatever it was.

The process of regret is one that provides nothing but suffering for ourselves as we begin to allow the past bronnis dictate how we should feel now. Most people had not honoured even a half of their dreams and had to die knowing that it was due to choices they had made, or not made.

I swear if you created a word cloud, it would be dominated by those words.

Top Five Regrets of the Dying

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. And let me tell you, there are few things in life more inspirational than peering into the eyes of a man who does not fear his own death. He has held everything this world offers with an open palm: This is a blog read by millions of people from various faith and nonfaith backgrounds and finding peace with death means different things to different people.


Other than that, I wouldn’t necessarily recommend picking this book up. Dec 11, U rated it it was amazing.

He pastored the same church in South Dakota for 53 years and the items in his office always stayed the same: Worth reading just to get you thinking.

Every year, we rely heavily on people like you—our readers—to accomplish this work. Fear of change had them pretending to others, and to their selves, that they were content, when deep within, they longed to laugh properly and have silliness in their life again.

I know that quantity is less important than quality, but I would do well to really evaluate the people who are important, who know me best and will be there in the long run, and be sure to put in the work to keep the friendship alive. There were many deep regrets about not giving friendships the time and effort that they regrwts. I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.

View all 7 comments. Great reminder of what life is all about and where we should place or priorities! Death did not scare him. When people realise that their life is almost over and look back clearly on it, it is easy to see how many dreams have gone unfulfilled.

Das Buch legt den Fokus auf zwei Themen: I had compassion and respect for whatever that life had been like. I can remember the details and the stories well.