death

What Do We Usually Regret Before We Die?

Regret is something that many people who have been near to death have experienced. It’s a feeling of emptiness, of wanting to go back to have taken more advantage of the time we’ve lived. However, it seems that only when…

I Want to Stop Thinking About You

I want to stop thinking about you, but I don’t know how to. My mind seems to control me, and although I want to remove you from it, I can’t. It’s uncomfortable. It’s not just about the memories in my head,…

Learning to Selflessly Cope with Death

Losing someone close to us is a part of life. In fact, if there’s anything sure in this life, it’s death. While some cultures celebrate death and others consider it the liberation of one’s soul, our culture sees it as a…

Empty Chair Syndrome: What Is it?

Empty chair syndrome refers to the feeling that occurs when you lose someone special to you. It could be your partner, a friend, a brother or sister, and so on.  It’s often confused with the sadness of losing someone in…