I’m sure you’ve read the blogpost Bronnie Ware wrote about the top five regrets of the dying. If not, where have you been?
Bronnie Ware worked in palliative care, with patients being sent home to die. Eventually she wrote a blog post and talked about what her patients taught her. The post went viral—several million readers read it.
You can read the original blog post here.
If you don’t have time to read the article, you should know the top five regrets were:
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 that I had let myself be happier.
Today, Marie Forleo shared an interview with Bronnie. Check it out!
Lucille Zimmerman is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a private practice in Littleton, CO and an affiliate faculty teacher at Colorado Christian University.
She is also the author of Renewed: Finding Your Inner Happy in an Overwhelmed World. Through practical ideas and relatable anecdotes, readers can better understand their strengths and their passions—and address some of the underlying struggles or hurts that make them want to keep busy or minister to others to the detriment of themselves. Renewed can help nurture those areas of women’s lives to use them better for work, family, and service. It gives readers permission to examine where they spend their energy and time, and learn to set limits and listen to “that inner voice."