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To Live a Better Life, Think About Death

Why contemplating our mortality can be a powerful catalyst for change

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WWhat would you do differently if you knew you were going to die tomorrow? When you look back before you say goodbye, what will you regret if you don’t make changes now?




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Melody Wilding, LMSW

Melody Wilding, LMSW

Author of TRUST YOURSELF. Executive coach to Sensitive Strivers. Human behavior professor. Featured in NYT, NBC, CNN.

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