During life, and especially at the end-of-life, we tend to be gifted with an awareness of just how precious time really is.
We are all very busy, and as time passes on, there seems to be more commitments and requirements put additional constraints on our time. To be mindful of just how valuable, and limited, are time is, takes practice and willingness.
There is so much wisdom at the end-of-life, and the following article articulates 9 regrets that dying speak about. Their knowledge of what truly is important is so valuable for those living, if we just slow down and be mindful, that we too, can reduce the regrets of wasting time by focusing on:
Being more loving to the people who matter most.
Being a better spouse, parent or child.
Not spending so much time working.
Taking more risks.
Being happier and enjoying life more.
Living your dream.
Taking better care of yourself.
Doing more for others.
Choosing more meaningful work.
A Necessary Conversation encourages everyone, especially those that are healthy, to "Live Death Aware" so you are being more present in time and focusing time with those people or events that are meaningful.