What if you were 80 tomorrow? Would you be satisfied with how you lived your life so far? Would you be proud of yourself? Of your actions, your thoughts, the people you’ve kept in touch with? What would you want to look back on?
Bronnie Ware was a nurse that worked in palliative care for several years. In her job, she worked with people that had very little time left to live. Be it due to cancer, old age, or any other sickness – these were people that were guaranteed to lose consciousness forever within a few months or less.
In her work as a palliative nurse, Bronnie heard many beautiful stories and insights from her patients. After a while, she noticed a pattern in what people wished they would’ve done differently in their lives. She decided to write a book about these topics just so you and I could learn from it. The main things her patients mentioned were: