Tag Archives: Life lessons

Keys to Dying Well

Embracing a new cycle

There are many “life cycles” in our time on earth — beginnings and endings of our youth, relationships, work, dreams, and ultimately, of life itself. This is my farewell blog, ending my cycle as a writer for “Dying Well.” To … Continue reading

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“Time of Your Life” Reflects on the Importance of Memories

Punk group performs soulful song

The song “Time of Your Life,” is also titled “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life).” Written and recorded by the punk rock band Green Day, it was released in 1997. All three members of the band, including Billie Joe Armstrong, … Continue reading

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“It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it’s called Life.”

- Terry Pratchett
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”Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.”

- Haruki Murakami
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”When you laugh, laugh like hell. And when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will be dead soon enough.”

- William Saroyan

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”In America they really do mythologise people when they die.” 

”If death is this brilliant slide, this high, fine music felt as pure vibration, this plunging float in wind and silence, it’s not so … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Veronika Decides to Die” by Paulo Coelho

A young woman’s failed attempt to die leads to a journey to discover the importance of living life to the fullest

As a fan of Paulo Coelho’s much-celebrated and classic book, The Alchemist, I stumbled upon Veronika Decides to Die at a local used bookstore and was intrigued by the topic of the book and the major questions it asks about … Continue reading

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