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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From cash to food to housing, my grandfather gave and gives freely. I had compassion and respect for whatever that life had been like. And believe me, nobody faces death confidently without making peace with it first. I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings. bgonnie

Top Five Regrets of the Dying

He pastored the same church in South Dakota for 53 years and the items in his office always stayed the same: Take time to reflect, you have done more than you can remember and are doing better than you think you are. My grandfather is one of the most generous men I have ever met. Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who spent several years working in palliative care, caring for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives.

You managed to get quite close to her. There were many deep regrets about not giving friendships the time and effort that they deserved. I have lived a life with many regrets. Everyone misses their friends when they are dying. My grandfather has made peace with others, peace with death, and peace with God. Death always involves letting go of the world.


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.

Top five regrets of the dying

It bronnir my biggest lesson: I have attended several significant funerals particularly meaningful to me. Women also spoke of this regret, but as most were from an older generation, many of the female patients had not been breadwinners.

About Dyign Becker Writer. I want no regrets. Good to take a step back sometimes. I found it refreshing how your book is much more a personal journey than I expected, as much about you as it is about the people you cared for.

I knew that no matter how hard it would be to stay true to my own path—and it does take courage to do that—nothing could be as painful as lying on your deathbed with that regret. They missed their children’s youth and their partner’s companionship. Order by newest oldest recommendations. But being specifically requested to meet him in his office on a designated day at a designated time was new.

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And the sooner we learn how to do it, the sooner we prepare ourselves for that day. Yes, it taught me not to judge. Rarely are we provided with an example of a man or woman who faces death with few regrets. Show 25 25 50 All. I wish I lie on death btonnie with no regrets.


I was suicidally depressed. Compassion really allowed me to have compassion for myself and for other people.

But I wondered, that feeling of not having lived a life true to oneself, was that something you heard more often from women? His love for my grandmother is still so great he speaks freely of his desire to join her in death. Death did not scare him.

Many did not realise until the end that happiness is a choice. When regretx you start to notice patterns in what your patients were telling you?

Nurse Reveals Top 5 Regrets of the Dying – Mindful

This is the type of love that allows us to reach the end of our lives with confidence and few regrets. 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.

The world needs more of these. And you saw it in other people you were working with. He rarely pursued regets out of selfish gain.