Is it possible to die from thinking?

30 questions about death

What is a "good" death? Is there anything like that at all? Can you prepare for death? Is there something you really want to do before you die? Here are 30 questions about death that each of us should think about.

There are countless providers of question lists and question card games to get to know each other better within family, friends or in a partnership. It gets really exciting with the following questions, all of which revolve around a topic that really affects each of us: death. True to the motto “Just talk about it”.

  1. What is the first thing you feel when you think about death?
  2. What do you think of death anyway?
  3. Is it possible to come to terms with one's own finitude?
  4. Do we maintain a “good” way of dealing with dying and death in our society?
  5. What happens after death?
  6. Does heaven exist? And then maybe hell too?
  7. How do other cultures actually deal with death?
  8. What remains of us humans when we die?
  9. What is a "good" death? Is there anything like that at all?
  10. In what form have you encountered death before?
  11. Can you prepare for death?
  12. How do you think children think about death?
  13. Can children handle death better or worse than adults?
  14. Who do you know who deals with death every day?
  15. Have you ever seen someone who has passed away?
  16. What do you think of euthanasia?
  17. Is there anything you really want to do before you die?
  18. What would you like to leave behind when you leave?
  19. What do you do first when you face a death?
  20. Have you ever lost someone close to you? How did you feel about that?
  21. How can people deal with grief “well”?
  22. Have you ever comforted someone who is grieving? How was that for you?
  23. What do you think is part of a funeral?
  24. Have you ever thought about what "goodbye" means to you?
  25. How would you like to be buried yourself?
  26. Is there anything you absolutely don't want when you're buried?
  27. Have you ever spoken to someone about death, or even your own death?
  28. What do you want for your family or friends when you die?
  29. Have you ever thought about making (financially) provisions for your own death?
  30. If you had one wish: what would you wish for the end of your life?

Stephanie Tamm