Nurse Reveals Top 5 Regrets of the Dying. Bronnie Ware: What I learned working in palliative care and how meditation saved me. By Mindful. 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. A palliative care nurse has revealed the most common regrets from her patients. In her book “Top 5 Regrets of the Dying”, Bronnie Ware says.

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I ended up burning out. In your book, the person who really encapsulated that first regret was Grace. Life is long if you know how to use it. Every year, we rely heavily on people like you—our readers—to bonnie this work. Even though I cannot erase the mistakes wqre poor and wrong decisions in the past, I will do my best to make peace with GOD and my fellow man.

It was the order of service he had prepared for his funeral.

What else do you think might be specifically generational, in the regrets that you observed people having? Here is the verse I would like and this is where it will take place in the service.

Top Five Regrets of the Dying

Can you bronniw me what that experience was like and what you learned from it? It just taught me to celebrate my vulnerability and my humanness, and to realize how much was not about me.

Many did not realise until the end that happiness is a choice. Thankyou, what a great testimony to your grandad — a life well lived. 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.


Regrrts 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. I was often the unofficial mediator in the family, and I think meditation is the key to my success in that role. Death did not scare him. My grandfather is one of the most generous men I have ever met.

When did you start to notice patterns in what your patients were telling you? Topics Death and dying. How long were you in personal care work?

Top five regrets of the dying

She recorded their dying epiphanies in a blog dynig Inspiration and Chaiwhich gathered so much attention that she put her observations into a book called The Top Five Regrets of the Dying. All of the men I nursed deeply regretted spending so much of their lives on the treadmill of a work existence. It had a very profound effect on me. My prayer is to be like your grandfather. You live and learn. I had compassion and respect for whatever that life had been like. Now check your email to confirm your subscription.

I saw it over and over.

I can remember the details and the stories well. But my grandfather will credit making peace with God as the single most important decision he ever made in life. I have attended several significant funerals particularly meaningful to me.

Generosity in life provides opportunity to look back on our days with few regrets. His love for my grandmother is still so great he speaks freely of his desire to join her in bronniie. This is not a surface love just for show, but one that includes his heart, his mind, and his soul. She was a woman who was in so much pain for not having given herself the life she wanted.


Nurse Reveals Top 5 Regrets of the Dying – Mindful

But rarely are we offered the alternative. My grandfather loves people with a rich love.

Get new posts delivered right to your inbox: But being specifically requested to meet him in his office on a designated day at a designated time was new. My grandfather has made peace with others, peace with death, and peace with God. Simply put, I have made a lot of mistakes, hurt people and myself, and did not plan well regrrets the future. About Joshua Becker Writer.

Thank you for the inspiration to do so. I have lived a life with many regrets. There were many deep regrets about not giving ward the time and effort that they deserved. I want to finish well.

Top Five Regrets of the Dying

But I wondered, that feeling of not having lived a life true to oneself, was that something you heard more often from women? A palliative nurse who has counselled the dying in their last days has revealed the most common regrets we have at the end of our lives. Everyone misses their friends when they are dying.