There are many conversations and stories about End of Life Planning. We picked the top 5 most thought-provoking end-of-life planning speeches and discussions from TED talks.
Artist Jae Rhim Lee gives her artistic emphasis on how we can give back to Mother Earth, even after we’ve left her. (July 2011)
Candy Chang, a dreamer, a seeker of realness, thought about death and what it meant to her. She analyzed the thought of the “bucket list” and stenciled “Before I die, I want to____” to the side of a wall for an opportunity for everyone to reflect on life and death. The outcome is fascinating. (November, 2012)
Judy MacDonald Johnston talks about our chances for dying well by planning well. What is a good death? Johnston shares 5 practices for planning for a good end-of-life. (May, 2013)
Steve Jobs died not too long ago. His death; a monumental telltale of loss, success, triumphs and frustrations. Here is a speech by Jobs himself to the graduating class at Stanford University, on how to truly live before you die. (October, 2011)
Paul Saul tells it like it is. We are not immortal. We will die in the 21st century and we are dying as we speak. Without taking control over our deaths, we can never truly be in control of our lives. He gives the 4 inevitable ways each of us will die. (March, 2012)
“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.” - Julia Steinam