USEFUL TO KNOW DEALING WITH THE FEAR OF DEATH[MENTAL HEALTH]
Since death represents the ultimate confrontation with the unknow , it is not surprising that people who suffer from anxiety and panic are often afraid of death. Many people think that the fear of death is inevitable , but nothing could be further from the truth. The fear of death is one of the easiest fears to overcome if you apply some simple techniques.
Your concerns might be different . You might have negative thoughts like” If I’m dying I will know I didn’t fulfill all my dreams for my life. There are so many things I wanted to do, and I’ll realise I only had a chance to do some of them.”
Once you’ve identified a negative thought like this , writ it down. Then try to identify the distortions in it. Can you?
One distortion is ” all – or – nothing thinking ,” since you are telling…
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