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Title:
Your year for change : 52 reflections for regret-free living
Author:
Ware, Bronnie.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Carlsbad : Hay House, Inc., 2014.
Physical Description:
xvi, 207 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
A different perspective -- A gentle teacher -- Accepting change -- Acknowledging death -- Allowing the surprise of you -- Beauty of a new day -- Being flexible -- Being misunderstood -- Birds and bull -- Choosing happiness -- Difference of a moment -- Dissolving the ego -- Doing nothing, doing something -- Faith -- Fences -- Flowing forward -- Freedom -- Gratitude -- Growing in compassion -- Hope -- Importance of honesty -- Internet connection -- Invisible man -- Just be yourself -- Learning self-love -- Lessons from a car park -- Letting it be -- Magnificence -- Meditation -- On the planet -- One step at a time -- Permission granted -- Power of choice -- Rain and gratitude -- Ready, set, go -- Reminders from nature -- Respect starts with ourselves -- Shedding your skin -- Signposts -- Starting again -- Things to cheer you up -- Seconds -- Thoughts and traffic -- Three sopranos -- Timing -- Variety and colour -- What, not how -- Wishes in the wind -- Wonder of the body -- Words we speak -- Working together -- Worry no more.
ISBN:
9781401946081
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Having spent several years listening to, and then writing about, the regrets of dying people, Bronnie Ware understands the importance of acknowledging death and finding the courage to live a happy and authentic life in the meantime.
In this tender yet influential collection, Bronnie Ware shares 52 inspiring stories, woven among observations from her daily life, strengthening you with the values needed for regret-free living. You can read one story a week or read them all right through. Either way, Bronnie's ability to open your eyes to new perspectives will also open your heart to new strengths and dreams. Your Year for Change is a gentle and powerful book that will leave you determined to embrace your life, forgive your past, honor your heart, and create a regret-free future of happiness and wonder.


Author Notes

Bronnie Ware is an author, songwriting teacher, and speaker from Australia. Her inspiring memoir, The Top Five Regrets of the Dying, has connected with hearts all over the world, with translations in 27 languages. Bronnie loves balance, simple living, health-loving food, and waking up to the songs of birds.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
1 A Different Perspectivep. 1
2 A Gentle Teacherp. 5
3 Accepting Changep. 9
4 Acknowledging Deathp. 11
5 Allowing the Surprise of Youp. 15
6 Beauty of a New Dayp. 17
7 Being Flexiblep. 19
8 Being Misunderstoodp. 23
9 Birds and Bullp. 27
10 Choosing Happinessp. 31
11 Difference of a Momentp. 35
12 Dissolving the Egop. 37
13 Doing Nothing, Doing Somethingp. 43
14 Faithp. 47
15 Fencesp. 51
16 Flowing Forwardp. 55
17 Freedomp. 59
18 Gratitudep. 63
19 Growing in Compassionp. 67
20 Hopep. 73
21 Importance of Honestyp. 75
22 Internet Connectionp. 79
23 Invisible Manp. 83
24 Just Be Yourselfp. 87
25 Learning Self-Lovep. 91
26 Lessons from a Car Parkp. 95
27 Letting It Bep. 101
28 Magnificencep. 105
29 Meditationp. 109
30 On the Planetp. 113
31 One Step at a Timep. 115
32 Permission Grantedp. 119
33 Power of Choicep. 123
34 Rain and Gratitudep. 127
35 Ready, Set, Gop. 131
36 Reminders from Naturep. 135
37 Respect Starts with Ourselvesp. 139
38 Shedding Your Skinp. 143
39 Signpostsp. 147
40 Starting Againp. 151
41 Things to Cheer You Upp. 155
42 Thirty Secondsp. 161
43 Thoughts and Trafficp. 165
44 Three Sopranosp. 169
45 Timingp. 173
46 Variety and Colorp. 177
47 What, Not Howp. 181
48 Wishes in the Windp. 183
49 Wonder of the Bodyp. 187
50 Words We Speakp. 191
51 Working Togetherp. 195
52 Worry No Morep. 199
Afterword: No Regretsp. 203
Acknowledgmentsp. 205
About the Authorp. 207

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