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Introduction

Introduction

What is memento mori? How can you use it to make the most of your life?

The greeks and stoics would often keep a human skull on their desk side, meaning memento mori, which translates to… “Remember that you will die“.

The moment we are born… we start dying.

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The Real Meaning of Memento Mori

The Real Meaning of Memento Mori

Memento Mori refers to the practice of reflecting on death in order to live a more meaningful life.

Having a deadline is what gives us the motivation to take action. If we were to live forever, what would be the point of seeking experiences, achieving greatness, and living?

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What You Can Learn From Life

What You Can Learn From Life

  1. Live every moment of your existence.
  2. You should not regret doing something because you did it. You should only regret not doing something because you didn’t do it.
  3. Prioritize your life based on what makes you happy. We shouldn't do anything unless it has some purpose in making us happier.
  4. Don’t be afraid to fail
  5. Don’t be afraid to try new things
  6. Don’t be afraid to ask for help

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Finding a Purpose

Finding a Purpose

No matter how much we get, we always want more. Because, of course, you can never have enough… of what you don’t really want.

Bringing awareness to death may seem scary and negative, but the reason we should do it is the need to give meaning to our lives.

The quality of your life depends on the quality of the questions you ask yourself. Are you living this brief time fully?

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How to Practice Memento Mori

How to Practice Memento Mori

  1. Live life intentionally
  2. Remember your death

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Conclusion

Conclusion

What is success? Not in the eyes of others: What is success to you?

Death is inevitable. But it does not have to be scary or depressing. It can motivate us to make sure that we live our lives in the most meaningful way possible.

What is the best way to do this? Focus on what makes us happy now, because this is all we have.

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