The title of this article is part of the information campaign of the Mexican CIMA Foundation, for the prevention of breast cancer, to which they add that suffering from this disease is not a fatal sentence. Activism campaigns have a pink ribbon that distinguishes them.
At the beginning of this century, mental health specialists in various countries predicted that, by 2020, depression would be the second cause of disability in the population. This prediction was fulfilled and exceeded as it was one of the consequences of the recent pandemic. In total, every 40 seconds, a person takes their own life somewhere in the world.
With the arrival of the hot summer, recreational activities in swimming pools, beaches, and walks to lakes, and rivers accessible for swimming become convenient. It is also time to take preventive actions to avoid drowning, which is more common than we imagine since it is considered among the 10 main causes of death among children and young people between the ages of 1 and 24, but it is a risk that everyone runs. The humanity.
The women of ancient times in the Americas, before the arrival of the Europeans, performed various functions in society; they were shamans, cooks, writers, rulers and midwives. They considered marriage as an essential ritual activity, where they shared with their husband all social and religious functions, especially those related to agricultural fertility rites. Being mothers was part of all the important activities to preserve the divine environment of which they were a part until the end of their lives.
Humanity, from the beginning of its existence, has been concerned with establishing a place to live and another to die. History museums give us examples of burials near family homes in which death was given a special meaning, due to the care in handling the deceased, the offerings and utensils that were placed along with the bodies.
Information is a tool that strengthens us, especially to learn about a subject as delicate as death. It is the only certainty of life, but it is full of mystery, sometimes misunderstanding and every time it appears, it floods those who face it with profound pain. For this reason, some people have dedicated themselves to deepen, investigate and provide information on this subject, to better understand it and it has been a very important help in the grieving process.
Ancient teaching said that before dying a person had to do three things: have children, plant a tree and write a book. Over time, various media have added more purposes to this list, in order to motivate people to value life and make it meaningful. Some mental health experts say that we do not have to wait until the last minute to fulfill our wishes.