To start off with, we’re going to be completely serious. If you or anybody that you know is struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide, it is very important to get professional help. You can always call the United States National Suicide Prevention Helpline at 1-800-273-8255. There are also numerous other resources out there that are ready and willing to help you and your loved ones.
Having said that, this list is going to be half serious and half light-hearted. While a good majority of the ways we’ve listed are legitimate, there are a few that we’ve thrown in just to lighten things up a bit, especially considering how dark this list can get. To be honest though, you can take this list however you want to, but probably the best way is the one we suggested in the title…as a an inspiration for gratitude. Our bodies are so frail, and there really are a good number of things out there that can kill us quite easily. It’s always amazing when we wake up in the morning ready to face another day. And that is our primary intention with this list; not necessarily to focus on the death aspect of things, but rather the life aspect. Here are 25 Extremely Easy Ways To Die That Will Make You Appreciate Life.
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Not responding to that chain mail
You know the one…it says that you have to forward this message to 10 of your closest friends or else you’ll die in your sleep. According to the United Nations these messages are responsible for more than….oh who are we kidding? Does anybody actually forward those things?
Storm chasing in a paraglider
Yes, people actually do this. Just look up Ewa Wiśnierska. This German paraglider has survived lightning strikes, oxygen deprivation, and freezing weather.
It’s extremely anticlimactic, but if you live by yourself, this is all too possible. Learn how to do the Heimlich Maneuver using just a chair.
Playing Frogger in real life
This sounds dumb…because it is. But there are kids out there that do this.
Note: for those of you that don’t know, Frogger is a video game that involves a frog dodging traffic.
Wearing a really long scarf in a convertible
In case you don’t know her, Isidora Duncan died like this when her scarf got caught on one of the wheels. You can imagine the rest.