If we were to refine our lives to the top five most important components, I think we'd all come up with the same five.
When these five are available to us and functioning optimally, we truly possess all we need to live a happy and passionate life. Material possessions, money, prestige -- these things mean very little when one or more of these top five priorities are no longer working well.
Palliative care nurse Bronnie Ware recorded her findings of conversations with dying patients regarding their biggest life regrets in her book The Top Five Regrets of the Dying. The number one regret was this: (more…)