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How People Really Die

Can you name the leading causes of death in the United States? Probably -- cancer, heart disease, car accidents, strokes Ö Ultimately, the way most of us will go is not exactly surprising. But when yo…

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Can Human Bodies Become Compost?

Our burial practices are generally a taboo topic. We donít like to think about death, least of all how our burials will affect the environment. Unfortunately, burials arenít very sustainable, so letís…

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Top 10 Causes of Death Around the World

Most humans don't like to think about dying, but it's an inevitability for all of us. How or why we will die isn't something any of us can know for certain, but there are plenty of things that can tip…

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How to Write a Eulogy… For Yourself

Hereís the latest from 30 DAYS OF INTENT! Iman and Natalie, accompanied by YouTube star Hannah Hart, visited Laurel Lewis for a lesson in death and dying. Laurel is a registered nurse who specialize…

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Death Makes Life Possible

When you are a grandparent, you will no longer be a baby, a teenager, or a young adult. So when it comes time to go to heaven, which of these people is going to show up? The person you are today i…

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What Happens After We Die?

Instead of being unknowable, perhaps the afterlife is something we havenít looked at hard enough. And if so, why not? For one thing, the mind is addicted to repetition. We pursue the same desires…

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Wisdom from Sophy Burnham

When I was a young girl, barely in my twenties, my grandmother (then eighty-nine) turned to me. I still remember the look in her haunted eyes: "I'm so afraid of dying," she said. I didn't know what to…

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Talking About Funeral Arrangements

By Lacy Robinson, AgingCare.com. Of the many less-than-pleasant tasks a caregiver must take on, one is making arrangements for how a loved one will be remembered. Fear is often a motivating factor …

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Dying Consciously

In the West, we donít have a tradition of conscious death. What you can do personally at this moment is to bring your awareness to the dying process, ridding it of excessive fear and anxiety. Thin…

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Halloween: A Spiritual Perspective on Death

by Michelle Gregg, Cortibutor to Sacred Living on Allthingshealing.com In just days, All Hallow's Eve will be upon us once more. There are those who believe it's a negative holiday, some because it…

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