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Penny from Ontario, Canada, says she has been practicing Eckhart's advice even though she's in the midst of facing her greatest challenge. In 2004, Penny was diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer, and doctors estimated she had five years left to live. The cancer spread to her lymph nodes, and Penny went through 18 rounds of chemotherapy.
"Recently, my depression has been getting worse because I'm now approaching the five-year mark," she says. "I'm coming to terms with my mortality, thinking about how I'm going to die, when I'll die and if it will be painful."