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A Reddit user has shared the most moving list of things cancer patients will miss the most when they pass away. The emotional post really opens your eyes to just how valuable the little things are like kisses on the cheek and the smell of flowers.

The user shared: “The things my patients say they'll miss the most are NOT seeing the World Landmarks, buying fancy things, that new car, "living it up" party style, etc.”

The patients didn’t care about visiting Paris or seeing their favourite band in concert. The things they were going to miss were simple but so meaningful.

The full list reads:

Watching my sons throw a baseball

Listening to my grandparents tell stories

My girlfriend surprised me with a kiss on the cheek

Holding my wife in my arms knowing there's nowhere in the world I'd rather be

Gram's Sunday dinners and the whole family getting together

My dog

Seeing my fiancé smile and feeling his arms wrap around me

My daughter running to me when I get home

The smell of flowers and rain

The day I got married. I said I never would. And then I met her. And now I have to leave her.

Smelling the fireplace on Christmas morning with the family

All my friends

Watching my family sleep

The rush of weekday mornings. I know it sounds crazy, but I'll miss it. I'll miss the coffee, the crowded bathrooms, my wife's quick peck goodbye, the kids forgetting their lunch.. you get my point.

Rain. Is that weird?

The heartbreaking list shows you that at the end of the day it isn’t about money or glamour, it’s about the people you love, those simple moments you experience every day, but ones you’ll miss more than anything when your time on this planet comes to an end.


We are always in awe of the incredible work Pieta House do. The charity has helped so many people cope with their mental health disorders and overcome some of the darkest moments in their lives.

In October, the charity will run one of it’s greatest campaigns to date. Feel Good Week will bring people together to remind themselves of how good they can feel and raise vital funds.

Feel Good Week will take place from October 20 to 27.

The aim is to help people #FindtheFeeling through a nationwide campaign of wellness, mindfulness, active, social and fun events. All you have to do is get together with your nearest and dearest and spread positive vibes by hosting a Feel Good event.

There are so many different things you can do during Feel Good Week, but we decided to conjure up the top five things that always lift our spirits.

1: Dance it out: Meredith Grey and Cristina Yang shared this wonderful piece of advice with us on Grey’s Anatomy. If you’re feeling a bit low or sluggish and need to lift your spirits then stick on ABBA or Taylor Swift or whatever cheesy music tickles your fancy and just dance away the negativity with your sisters or your co-workers. 

2: Breakfast morning: There’s nothing we love more than breakfast food. Seeing a table full of strawberries, croissants, yoghurts, grapes, and pain au chocolat is our idea of heaven. Host a breakfast morning at your office and encourage your colleagues to step away from their desk for even ten minutes and natter to one another over a cup of coffee instead of through email.

3: Embrace the nostalgia: Something as simple as watching The Little Mermaid can spark positive memories so go back in time and curl up on the sofa with a cup of tea and your favourite Disney film playing on the TV. Studies claim nostalgia is good for the mind because it can boost both your energy and spirit.

4: Get outside: The last thing you want to do after a draining day at work is to go outside and be at one with nature, we’d much rather be at one with Netflix. However, even our lazy, sloth-like selves know just how good you feel after spending some time outside. 

It can help you unwind and let go of the stress of the day. Why don’t you call up your old school friends and go for a walk along the pier?

5: Host a mystery book swap: It’s like going on a blind date, but with books. Call up your fellow bookworms and exchange your favourite book- but there’s a twist. Participants need to wrap up their books so the cover is hidden.

Think of it as Secret Santa for book lovers. The mystery element helps make it that little bit more exciting.

Are you ready to #FindTheFeeling? It’s easy to take part. You can register your fundraiser FREE on www.pieta.ie/feelgood.



Bernard Brogan and his twin boys are just too cute for words and his latest Instagram proves it.

The doting dad posed with his two boys- Donagh & Keadán- whilst out for brunch over the weekend.

The stylish dad and his two boys even wore matching outfits for the occasion. He captioned the adorable photo: “Brunchin with the lads! #matchin #babychinos.”


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34-year-old Bernard donned a pair of chinos, a navy polo shirt and navy loafers. His boys rocked the same baby chinos with navy cardigans and even tiny navy shoes- How adorable.

TV presenter Sile Seoige gushed over Bernard and his boys: “Ah this is absolutely brilliant! Massive congrats to yee.”

“Two beautiful baby boys! Enjoy every moment of them!” said one fan.

“Cuteness overload,” another said.


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It’s safe to say Bernard is enjoying every moment of fatherhood. He recently told RTÉ’s Eoghan McDermott: “I’m absolutely delighted, every day is different. You're finding the personalities of the lads.”

Adding that he can’t get enough of his “two bouncing baby boys.”

Bernard announced the arrival of their twin boys on Instagram on July 13. The dad posted a black and white snap of him cradling both boys in his arms.

He captioned the snap: “Never have I felt as blessed. Thank you to my beautiful wife @keekib22 for bringing me so much joy. Welcome Donagh & Keadán Brogan 10/7/2018.”



Kate Upton and Justin Verlander are expecting their first child together. The couple shared the wonderful news during a trip to Miami this weekend.

Kate posted a photo of her wearing a red suit and you can clearly see her blooming baby bump. The model simply captioned the shot: “#PregnantinMiami.”

Fans were overjoyed for the actress-model: “Hope you and your husband have many happy days ahead.”


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“Congratulations, you'll be an amazing mom @kateupton and @justinverlander will be an awesome dad,” another commented.

One wrote: “The most glam pregnant women, ever! So gorgeous. Congrats to y’all!”

“Congratulations to both of you! Gonna be one good looking kid and talented too!” one shared.


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Justin also posted the exact same image of Kate on his Instagram account, and added a more heartfelt caption. He gushed about his wife, telling the world that she is going to be the greatest mum to their first child.

“You’re going to be the most amazing Mom!! I can’t wait to start this new journey with you!,” the professional baseball pitcher said.

He continued: “You’re the most thoughtful, loving, caring, and strong woman I’ve ever met!”


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Justin admitted that he feels reassured knowing his son or daughter will be raised by such a powerful and inspiring woman.

“I’m so proud that our little one is going to be raised in this world by a woman like you! I love you so much,” he wrote.

Kate and Justin met in 2014, and later married in Tuscany, Italy in November, 2017.