Once we confront our own mortality, Dr. Yalom writes, we are inspired to rearrange our priorities, communicate more deeply with those we love, appreciate more keenly the beauty of life, and increase our willingness to take the risks necessary for personal fulfillment.
Chapter 1. The Mortal Wound.
Chapter 2. Recognizing Death Anxiety.
Chapter 3. The Awakening Experience.
Chapter 4. The Power of Ideas.
Chapter 5. Overcoming Death Terror Through Connection.
Chapter 6. Death Awareness: A Memoir.
Chapter 7. Addressing Death Anxiety: Advice for Therapists.
About the Author.
A Reader’s Guide to Staring at the Sun.