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around death doesn't
mean you're not
living in the moment,
in that moment,
you contemplate a
Keith: We are working towards introducing death
awareness in our coaching practice, integrating the
subject of death into our leadership workshops. We
think death is a topic that needs to be talked about every
day. We started our Death Hangout podcast to expand
from that. it's about living a better life.
Olivier: Our ambition with Death Hangout is to
explore and talk about death in a different way. There
are many TV shows and documentaries about death.
And there's always this kind of very depressing feel.
I'm not saying that death cannot be depressing. But
we want to bring a different angle where you have
humor, where we can laugh about it, because for us, Keith: We have a “17-70 Exercise.” We ask our client to
look at their life from the perspective of their 17-year old
self and ask themselves what would they look at now,
what advice they would give, what questions they would
ask. Then we ask them to think about themselves at the
age of 70 looking back, what would they tell themselves
now. We are finding that you can't look at death without
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As one of our Death Hangout guests Sheldon Solomon
said, the more you don't want to think or talk about
death, the more death is stressing you, manipulating you.
It's a healthy habit to think and talk about death.