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The Top Five regrets
of the Dying
Based on the experiences
of end-of-life nurse,
Bronnie Ware
“People grow a lot when
they are faced with
their own mortality.”
I learnt never to
underestimate
someone’s capacity
for growth.”
1. I wish I’d had the courage to
live a life true to myself, not
the life others expected of me.
2. I wish I didn’t work so hard.
3. I wish I’d
had the
courage to
express my
feelings.
4. I wish I had stayed
in touch with my friends.
5. I wish that I had
let myself be
happier.
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The top five regrets of the dying

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Based on the reflections of Bronnie Ware, a palliative care nurse who supported patients who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives.

People grow a lot when they are faced with their own mortality. I learnt never to underestimate someone’s capacity for growth. These are the top 5 regrets I have heard which I thought you may benefit from.

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The top five regrets of the dying

  1. 1. The Top Five regrets of the Dying Based on the experiences of end-of-life nurse, Bronnie Ware
  2. 2. “People grow a lot when they are faced with their own mortality.”
  3. 3. I learnt never to underestimate someone’s capacity for growth.”
  4. 4. 1. I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.
  5. 5. 2. I wish I didn’t work so hard.
  6. 6. 3. I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings.
  7. 7. 4. I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends.
  8. 8. 5. I wish that I had let myself be happier.

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