I have come to know that it [death] is an important thing to keep in mind - not to complain or to make melancholy, but simply because only with the honest knowledge that one day I will die can I ever truly begin to live. --R.A. Salvatore

5 Invitations: What Death Can Teach About Living

5 Invitations: What Death Can Teach About Living

Aug 2, 2017-- Over the course of thirty years, those who were at the end of their lives shared their insights with Frank Ostaseski, the co-founder of the Zen Hospice Project, a holistic residential care facility. In his article, 'Five Invitations: What Death Can Teach about Living' Frank shares the five 'invitations' to connect with death in order to live a more full life. The five invitations he has gleaned from these end-of-life conversations are Don't Wait; Welcome Everything, Push Away Nothing; Bring Your Whole Self to the Experience; Find a Place of Rest in the Middle of Things; and Cultivate a "Don't Know" Mind. Being open-minded and accepting of the world and those around you, finding the ability to rest and recuperate in the midst of daily activities, recognizing that time is precious, and accepting every part of yourself will allow anyone to live more fully and without regret. (29483 reads)


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