Top 5 Wishes Expressed By Hospice Patients That We ALL Can Learn From

When we reach the end of our lives, do we have any regrets? What stopped us from doing what we should, or what we were called to do? One palliative care nurse, working for years with the dying, shared the top five things she hears from patients as they pass on.

1. I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.

This was the most common regret of all. When people realize that their life is almost over and look back clearly on it, it is easy to see how many dreams have gone unfulfilled. Most people had not honored even a half of their dreams and had to die knowing that it was due to choices they had made, or not made. Click “Next” to see all 5 regrets you could avoid!

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