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Everyday Sociology Blog: A Sociology of My Death
Pema Chödrön once remarked: “We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us so that we become increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us and make us kinder and more open to what scares us. We always have this choice.”
dying  life  sociology 
27 days ago by brittanydael
Top five regrets of the dying | Life and style | The Guardian
> 1. I wish I'd had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.
> 2. I wish I hadn't worked so hard.
> 3. I wish I'd had the courage to express my feelings.
> 4. I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends.
> 5. I wish that I had let myself be happier.
advice  facebook  death  psychology  dying  life  failure  lifestyle-design  from-instapaper 
9 weeks ago by jefftriplett
‘Dying: A Memoir’ Is a Bracing Illumination of Terminal Illness - The New York Times
This lucid, graceful book by Cory Taylor addresses her struggles with cancer after a diagnosis of melanoma. She died in July 2016 at 61.
cancer  dying  deathwish  depression  death 
june 2018 by mikalgilmore

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