Through The Valley: The Art of Living and Leaving Well

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Through The Valley: The Art of Living and Leaving Well

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ISBN: 9789814827096
Authors: William Wan
Publisher: Straits Times Press
Date of Publication: 2019-01-01
Format: Paperback
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Why are we so afraid to discuss death? How can we age well andhave a good death if we cannot talk about this inevitable fact of life?71-year-old William Wan tackles this sensitive and potentiallyupsettingissue with grace, humour and kindness. He draws on hiswide knowledge of people and his varied background and myriadexperiences to craft a book that deals with topics such as:• Dealing with the effects of growing older• 10 tips to help you age gracefully• Reflections on death and dying• Handling grief• Planning your own funeral• Having “die-logues”• Helping others who are grievingThe book includes forewords/introductions by Gerard Ee, chairman,Charity Council; Gregory Vijayendran, President, Law Society ofSingapore; and Ho Peng, former Director-General of Education,Ministry of Education.WILLIAM WAN | AUTHORWilliam Wan has enjoyed and continues to lead a varied, busy andexciting life. With a law degree from the University of Singapore andthree postgraduate degrees in theology, religion and philosophy,he has been a pastor, a lawyer, a lecturer in theology, a dean of auniversity college.The father of three children — and grandfather of four — livedand worked in North America for almost 25 years and has writtennumerous articles. He is the author of nine books, including My Bestwith Honour, for the Singapore Scout Association. He is a winner ofthe Active Ager Award (Council of the Third Age) 2011.William Wan is the General Secretary of the Singapore KindnessMovement and remains active in community-based work in Singapore.
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