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How Our Attitude About Death Affects The Way We Age

August 22, 2021

From the nextavenue website

Despite the assurance of death as the end point of life, I started to wonder what the healthiest attitude is to take regarding it. Is ignoring it acceptable, while staying in the moment and living day-by-day? Or if one comes to grips with death, what realizations happen? 

Authors and palliative care specialists whom I interviewed recommend that coming to terms with death and planning for it are the healthiest options. Avoidance of death’s inevitable reality is sheer escapism and holds people back from preparing for it. Yet spending too much time dwelling on death is often counterproductive.

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