Death

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of death.

Video playlists about Death

New ways to think about death

10 talks • 1h 47m
Death is a topic that is relevant to us all, and yet it simply isn’t pleasant to talk about. These speakers offer subtle reframes to help us face this fact of life more thoughtfully and with greater compassion.

What death can teach you about life

7 talks • 1h 38m
There is much to learn in death as there is in life. An intimate look at the wisdom that is forged from deep loss.

Finding and bringing closure

7 talks • 1h 21m
Death is hard, and suffering from the subsequent loss is even harder. These talks focus on the journey to finding closure and reaching the end of difficult chapters in life.

What comes after grief?

5 talks • 1h 0m
Be inspired by these speakers who found comfort in transforming grief and sadness into action, art and progress.

Exclusive articles about Death

Your digital life after death

Forget memorial plaques, tombstones and traditional funerals. High-tech ways to celebrate life and death are emerging, and they’re using your digital data. “What happens to you...

How to prepare for a good death

Wise words and solid advice from BJ Miller, who thinks deeply about the end of life as head of the Zen Hospice Project. Death is an uncomfortable topic. Although we’re well-acqu...
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