The Death of You: A Book for Anyone Who Might Not Live Forever (Paperback)

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A yoga teacher, punk rock bassist, and Buddhist teaches from experience on how approaching death and grief with a little more compassion and a little less fear will make for a better life—and a better death, too.


Even the word itself probably makes you a little uncomfortable. Just look at it, sitting there, demanding to be acknowledged. It might even make you a lot uncomfortable.

We spend so much time trying to deny death, going on about our lives as if we and our loved ones are immune to it. Then, one day, its truth becomes undeniable. The Death of You doesn’t flinch in looking into this vital, urgent matter. Join Miguel for a wild ride where we get real about death—and even have a few laughs at its expense.  

If you might someday die—or if you know someone who will—this book is for you. If you’re afraid of dying, this book is for you. If you’re excited about the Great Unknown, this book is for you. In plainspoken, kind, and encouraging language, Miguel will show you how to transform your relationship with death—and in doing so, you'll get to know your life in a whole new way. Today is the perfect day to start. Don’t wait—you’re not gonna live forever.

About the Author

Miguel Chen is the author of I Wanna Be Well: How a Punk Found Peace and You Can Too.  He is abass player for long-running punk rock band Teenage Bottlerocket. He is a meditation practitioner, a yoga instructor, and the owner of Blossom Yoga Studio in Laramie and Cheyenne, Wyoming. In addition to appearing in countless Teenage Bottlerocket press pieces, Miguel has been featured by Lion’s Roar, PunkNews, Full Contact Enlightenment,, Modern Vinyl, Chris Grosso’s MindPod podcast, and more. He lives in Laramie, Wyoming.

Rod Meade Sperry is the coauthor of I Wanna Be Well: How a Punk Found Peace and You Can Too. He’s also editor of A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation and editorial director of and Lion’s Roar Special Projects. He is a board member of Zen Nova Scotia, the Buddhist community he practices with in his home of Halifax.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781614295747
ISBN-10: 1614295743
Publisher: Wisdom Publications
Publication Date: September 17th, 2019
Pages: 168
Language: English