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What's YOUR Expiry Date?
Embrace Your Mortality - Live With Vitality

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"Patrick Mathieu's wisdom is given weight by his unusual story and his awareness from a young age of his own mortality. What's Your Expiry Date? invites and challenges us to ponder the choices we might make if we could simply remain conscious of the certainty of our own mortality and the preciousness of life."
- Oriah Mountain Dreamer - Author of The Invitation and What We Ache For

"Fabulous! A new perspective on the greatest gift of all. Let Patrick walk you to the edge and back again, so that you might begin using your wings before you have to. What's Your Expiry Date? is as thought provoking as it is inspirational."
- Mike Dooley - Author of Notes from the Universe

"What’s Your Expiry Date contains much wisdom.  When we accept our mortality and live our true life -- we save our life.  What is there to fear when you accept your mortality?  If you live in your heart, as if you had 15 minutes to live…magic happens."
- Dr. Bernie Siegel - physician, professor, and bestselling author

"WOW! I couldn't put this book down! This book teaches us the need to acknowledge, accept and then embrace our own mortality. Once you have embraced your mortality, you will find that you live with true vitality. You will be able to live a more present-focused life, free from fear and regret. I really enjoyed this book. Patrick's story is EMPOWERING!"
- Zev Saftlas - Author of Motivation That Works, and founder of

"This is a beautiful little book with a big message, and even bigger heart. The best true story I've ever read about living fully in the present while following your wildest dreams."
- Dr. Michael Norwood - Author of The 9 Insights Of The Wealthy Soul

"What a profound message! And so powerfully presented! Thank you, Patrick, for reminding us all to stop taking the gift of life for granted, and for showing us how to begin living life the way it is meant to be lived -- fully and joyfully in the here and now!"
- Steven Lane Taylor - Author of Row, Row, Row Your Boat: A Guide for Living Life in the Divine Flow

"Folks, read Patrick's book! Your life just may depend upon it!"
- Barbara Phillips, MN, NP - Founder of


"I've passed on my copy to the next door neighbor who's been in chemotherapy for cervical cancer. She never reads. But she finished the book in two sittings. She was inspired and challenged!"
Eric W. - Nashville, TN

"Your book is very timely...well written...easy to read...format is very conducive to reflection.... It's a very worthwhile contribution to Society at large!! THANK YOU!!"
Alice Leclair - Pembroke, ON

"With my coffee in hand and before I started yet another day, I read your book from cover to cover. Your words are so inspiring and what I truly loved about the book is that it is an account of a real journey. You have truly embraced your calling and you have so generously shared it in order to inspire and give hope to so many people."
Jane O'Gorman - Renfrew, ON

Patrick's Public Appearances


June 2006

June 18th - Mississauga, ON (CANADA)

Event: Speech - "What's Your Expiry Date?"
Date: Sunday, June 18, 2006
Time: 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM
Location: Unity Church of Mississauga
3075 Ridgeway Drive
Unit 6, 8 & 10
Tel: (905) 608-9310

Cost: No Charge

Event: Workshop - "The Power of Mortality"
Date: Sunday, June 18, 2006
Time: 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM
Location: Unity Church of Mississauga
3075 Ridgeway Drive
Unit 6, 8 & 10
Tel: (905) 608-9310

Cost: Suggested Offering is $25
To reserve your space please contact the Unity Church of Mississauga at: (905) 608-9310


The story you are about to read revolves around a barcode I have tattooed on my right shoulder. In many ways, the story of this barcode is, essentially, the story of my life so far.

On April 10, 2003 I went for a massage. I was the last appointment of the day for Susan, my massage therapist, and I was certainly carrying all of the day's tensions with me in my back and shoulders.

Shortly after we started the session, Susan asked me about the barcode tattoo on my shoulder. Although she had treated me on previous visits, the topic of my tattoo had never come up. I decided to tell her what it means and why I felt compelled to have it put there.

Over the course of our hour-long session, I told Susan the story you are about to read. It certainly wasn't the first time I had told this story, but up to that point I had only shared this personal account with very close friends.

When our session concluded, she smiled a big smile at me and said:

“You know, that's an incredible story! Even though it's the end of a long day I feel totally energized and motivated! I want to DO something! You've really inspired me!”

At the time, I just laughed and told her that I was glad to help her as much as she had helped me. However, over the next few weeks her comments began to replay over and over again in my mind. It felt really good to motivate and inspire someone simply by relating my experiences.

Then it dawned on me - if I could motivate one person with this story by telling it while half-naked lying on a table with my face in a hole - then imagine how many people I could help if I began to share my story with others in a more professional manner!

And that is why you have this book in your hands! I only hope that you get as much out of my story as Susan did!



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Patrick publishes a weekly newsletter called "Mindful Moment".

Science of Mind Magazine published a submission from Patrick, on the topic of daily rebirth, in their December 2003 issue.

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