Tag Archives: death and dying

Not quite ready to go

One of my current hospice patients was sent home from the hospital with just two weeks to live. Her daughter, at the suggestion of the hospice nurse, decided to reassure her mother it was okay to die. She said the … Continue reading

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Not thinking about dying

The adult brain expends at least as much energy on inhibition as on action, some studies suggest, and mental health relies on abiding strategies to ignore or suppress deeply disturbing thoughts — of one’s own inevitable death, for example. How … Continue reading

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