Most people chose not to think about death, until it is literally on their doorstep.
People used to be more comfortable with death, but death, and our society, has changed over the decades.
Death was part of every day life, as people use to die in their homes, with their loved one surrounding them.
Now, death is most likely removed from our homes and our communities, and more people tend to die in facilities or hospitals.
The slow process of death has also been removed as we are no longer familiar with how death looks.
However, we have an opportunity to change this.
We can start thinking and talking about death.
We can learn and understand the process of death.
We can understand and clarify our medical priorities.
We can connect closer to our human spirit of both life and death.
The attached article shares a few reasons why it's essential to speak about death. Here is what this article says:
It will make you healthier.
It will make you happier.
You will care more about others.
Your personal goals will be better prioritized.
You'll appreciate art more.
You'll die better.