The Top Five Regrets of the Dying: A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing

The Top Five Regrets of the Dying: A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing

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After too many years of unfulfulling work, Bronnie Ware began searching for a job with meaning. Despite having no formal qualifications or experience, she found herself working in palliative care. During the time she spent tending to the needs of those who were dying, Bronnie's life was transformed. Later, she wrote an Internet blog post about the most common regrets that the people she had cared for had expressed to her. The post, also called The Top Five Regrets of the Dying, gained so much momentum that is was viewed by more than three million readers worldwide in its first year. At the requests of many, bronnie now shares her own personal story. Bronnie has had a colourful and diverse life. By applying the lessons of those nearing their death to her own life, she developed an understanding that is is possible for everyone, if they make conscious choices, to die with peace of mind. In this heartfelt retelling, Bronnie expresses the significance of these regrets. She explains how we can address these issuses positively now, whiile we still have the time. The Top Five Regrets of the Dying: A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing gives hope for a better world.
Bronnie's delightful memoir is a couragous, life-changing book that will leave you feeling more compassionate and inspired to live the life you are truly here to live.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 136 x 206 x 23mm | 288g
  • Carlsbad, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 140194065X
  • 9781401940652
  • 7,294

About Bronnie Ware

Bronnie Ware is the author of the memoir The Top Five Regrets of the Dying- A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing and Your Year for Change- 52 Reflections for Regret-Free Living. She is also an inspirational speaker and a songwriter, and you can visit her online at
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Very inspiring and moving account of the last wishes of those leaving this world. The author gives us an initimate insight into her own journey of healing and gaining an appreciate of life, weaving it in with her experiences and life lessons from those that were more
by Lynn Baxter
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