EPISODE 446: Thoughts on the End of Life

Death and loss are inevitable, but nobody was prepared for this. COVID-19 has taken the lives of millions of people around the world, mostly older people, the wisdom class. On a local level, we all feel it; but from a global perspective, it’s very hard to begin to fathom so much loss in such a short period of time. How do we process this? Where to begin? On this week’s show, we’ll explore the “wisdom years” of life, end of life, and death.

Listen & Learn:

  • Why you should write a forgiveness letter to yourself
  • The importance of older generations
  • The necessity of mourning
  • Virtual vs. in-person funerals

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Dr. Charles Garfield is a psychologist, professor and lecturer, and the author of thirteen books including Our Wisdom Years and Life’s Last Gift: Giving and Receiving Peace During the Dying Time. He has been recognized internationally as the founder of Shanti Project, a widely acclaimed AIDS and cancer service organization.

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