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💀 Memento Mori 💀

Latin for: “Remember that you will die”

This is an ancient Stoic exercise that’s been used for thousands of years to transform people’s lives

How can it change your life?

Well, you’ll have to read 👇🏼
So, why is it so important to remember your own death?

Well, the obvious answer would be that people forget or don’t think about it because it’s uncomfortable

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The most important reason for why we should consistently contemplate our death is because it’s the one thing humans most fear

The fear of the unknown

What will happen?
Where will we go?
Is there an afterlife?

Here’s the deal

You’re going to die
You’re kids are going to die
Along with mom and dad, brothers and sisters

Errryyyyboddyyyy gone die

And that’s perfectly ok


Because that’s what Nature intended

It’s what’s required of us, by nature
So, that leads us to reason #1 for why we should remember our death, and others

1. Remembering our death enhances our relationships

If you knew your dad or brother was going to die tomorrow, how would you spend tomorrow?

You’d be with him all day until his last moments
So, meditate on your family’s inevitable destruction one day and feel the pain associated with it

If done correctly, you’ll want to make that phone call you’ve been putting off or you’ll immediately want to tell them you love them

That’s the power of this exercise
2. Create priority and meaning in our lives

Remember when you spent 6 hours on Facebook Saturday afternoon, or when you spent the entire weekend getting wasted and don’t remember anything?

Now, picture doing that every weekend..would you consider that living a meaningful life?
Remembering our death reminds us to do the things that need doing

Loving our family
Creating our legacy
Helping others

You begin to look at things in a new perspective when you realize your death can come at any time

If you were to die by end of today, what would you do?
So look at this life as a gift that was given to you by nature

Don’t waste it on trivial or meaningless tasks
3. Remembering our death creates urgency

“So you must match times swiftness with your speed in using it, and you just drink quickly as though from a rapid stream that will not always flow!” -Seneca

This is simple: you’re going to die, GET MOVING NOW!
Want to talk to that girl? Do it today!

Want to start a business? Make moves today

Want to get fit? Join the gym today

Want to read that book? Start reading today

Death is coming, what are you waiting for??
4. Remembering our death grounds us in the present moment

Thinking about our eventual dissolution allows us to enjoy and appreciate the present even more

You can cherish every breathe you take today because you’re still here, you’re still alive
If you were about to go blind, what would you do for the last 5 minutes of having vision?

You would try to soak in as much as possible

You would look at your favorite people, animals, colors, and objects until the time ran out

It’s the same with death

Treat living the same way

Think about your impending death and allow yourself to soak up the present moment as much as possible

Look at the world around you as if it we’re the first time you were seeing it

Look for details, zoom in and look for different colors

Be present
Hope you guys enjoyed this thread

Treat this as a mental strengthening exercise that you can do every morning

Go out for an early walk and Memento Mori it up—then treat that day as if it were your last!

Seize the day

Talk soon guys,
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