If we were to pare our lives down to the five most important elements, I believe most of us would come up with the same five.
Our ability to work
When these things are available to us and functioning well, we have all we need to live a happy life. We can live as joyful minimalistsby focusing on the few things that are the most meaningful.
In her book The Top Five Regrets of the Dying, palliative care nurse Bronnie Ware recorded her findings of conversations with dying patients about their regrets. The number one regret was this: (more…)