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WELLNESS With Marie - Dimensions of living: The Top Five Regrets of the Dying... Live your lif...

WELLNESS With Marie - Dimensions of living: The Top Five Regrets of the Dying... Live your lif...: REGRETS OF THE DYING - The Top Five Regrets of the Dying... Many of us don't understand the importance of living a happy and fulfiled liv...

The Top Five Regrets of the Dying... Live your life & choose happiness

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REGRETS OF THE DYING - The Top Five Regrets of the Dying...

Many of us don't understand the importance of living a happy and fulfiled live, and many of us don't realise that this is a choice... until it's too late!



“For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those 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. Some changes were phenomenal. Each experienced a variety of emotions, as expected, denial, fear, anger, remorse, more denial and eventually acceptance. Every single patient found their peace before they departed though, every one of them.”


When questioned about any regrets they had or anything they would do differently, common themes surfaced again and again. Here are the most common five:


1. I wish I'd had the courage to live a life…