Tag Archives: Fear of Dying

Psilocybin Study Promises Relief for Cancer-related Anxiety

Two small studies show the now-illegal hallucinogen provides long-term relief of psychological distress

For people living with cancer, anxiety and depression are often a fact of life. Simply knowing that they have a potentially life-limiting disease is a difficult burden to bear. Then the side effects of treatment often leave them too sick … Continue reading

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 Book Review: “A Lesson Before Dying” by Ernest J. Gaines

Gaines' novel teaches us that even in the face of death, it's never too late to grow

  A Lesson Before Dying is the eighth novel of author and Louisiana native Ernest J. Gaines. Published in 1993, the story chronicles the intersecting lives of two Southern African American men in the 1940s. There is the character of … Continue reading

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Talking About Death and Releasing Fear

Ram Dass explains how talking about death can help release our fear of dying

Recently we spoke with Jon Underwood on the topic of Death Cafes. In the article (which you can find here), we discussed how important it is to have a safe environment where we can talk openly about death.  In this … Continue reading

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