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Fear of Death: It's about Life, Actually: Let's Talk about It

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What do all human beings have in common? Despite the self-help books about sex, money, power, happiness, weight, and relationships, there is one thing we all face that none of that guidance can prevent . . . death. What if we weren't so afraid of death, or of even talking about it? The fear of death - even when it's below our conscious awareness - underlies all fears. But, ...more
Paperback, 156 pages
Published May 13th 2013 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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This book is about "learning to use the awareness of our own mortality to encourage and inspire us through the fears and other limitations that keep us from living as fully and fulfilled as possible." -page 16. This is NOT a book about the afterlife. It is an important topic as the author mentions how our society does not talk much about death and dying. Seeing as how everyone will experience death of loved ones and then their own death, this is something we should all think about and prepare ...more
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I found the book to be very interesting and inspiring. It was easy to read and didn't make me want to hit me head against the wall due to too many abstract concepts. The practices in the book are useful and interesting (if not always easy) but nothing worth it is easy.
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Amy Wallace has wondered for years why nobody seems to want to talk about death. Seems to her that – since death is something we all have to face, and we never know when – maybe it would be useful to think about it ahead of time, you know, when we're a little more relaxed about it.

Amy grew up in the Boston area and went to college there, but New England just never felt like home. In 1975, at the s
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