Top 5 regrets of the dying

I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.

I wish I didn’t work so hard.

I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings.

I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends.

I wish I had let myself be happier.

Bronnie Ware

Australian songwriter Bronnie Ware, who formerly worked in palliative care for the dying, said these are the five most common things her patients told her.

Click on Inspiration and Chai for more about regrets of the dying.  [Hat tip to The Dish for the link.]

Click on The official site of Bronnie Ware for more about her.

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One Response to “Top 5 regrets of the dying”

  1. elizabeth york (@ElizabethJoYork) Says:

    Was also so inspired by the top 5 regrets, I wrote about it on my site: http://elizabethyork.com/top-5-regrets-in-life-of-the-dying

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