How to face the fear of death and live better

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We are not used to often thinking about death because it is something that makes us suffer and feel sad. Yet the idea of ​​death can help us change our lives for the better, to live richer and more affectionate towards others.

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We are not used to often thinking about death because it is something that makes us suffer and feel sad. Yet the idea of ​​death it can help us change our life for the better, to live in a richer and more affectionate way towards others.





For some people, dying quietly means having the opportunity to be able greet all loved ones before leaving. It will not always and not for everyone. So someone thought of finding strategies to prepare their farewell and to ease the suffering of the people who will be close to us at that moment.

As the Dott.ssa VJ Periyakoil, director of the Stanford Palliative Care Education and Training Program, are there sudden deaths, for example caused by an accident, leaving the missing person's family and friends very sad.

His solution is to write, maybe right now, a farewell letter dedicated to friends and family. To help us do this you have just published 7 key points to include in the letter that will help us write our farewell. His reflections arise from the years spent alongside patients in critical conditions.

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here are the 7 points to remember when writing a farewell letter to family and friends:

1) Recognize important people in our life.

2) Remember the most precious moments.

3) Ask excuse to the people we love if we have hurt them.

4) To forgive loved ones even if they hurt us.

5) Express joy and gratitude for the love and affection received.

6) Tell family and friends how much we love them.

7) Take a moment to say goodbye.

Periyakoil wrote her farewell letter template in 8 different languages ​​for everyone to understand. In his opinion, writing a farewell letter is a good idea for everyone, not just for those who are elderly or ill at this moment.



Obviously Periyakoil pointed out that you can adapt the 7 basic points to write the letter according to your needs. The important thing is to be able to leave touching and comforting words e an affectionate greeting to those we love.



In his opinion, writing such a letter could now immediately change the way we relate to family and friends and to communicate with them because it would allow us to rediscover the awareness that the people who are close to us now may no longer be by our side when we least expect it.

Marta Albè

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