Approaching the question of death with a healthy mindset is important. Too many times, death and dying is put off and ignored. This can create untimely preparation and confusion surrounded by the sadness. Hence talking about death is important.
The article,”Changing the National Conversation around Death” looks at the importance of discussing death and dying. It states,
“From anti-aging beauty regimens to strict diets and medical screenings, Western culture places immense value on the quality and preservation of life. Death, however, is a subject largely absent from daily conversation, and when raised, it evokes fear and anxiety.”
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