A University Has Literally Dug A Grave For Students To Cope With Exam Anxiety

A university has come up with a  rather unusual formula to help its students cope up with exam stress. The university has dug a grave, a ‘meditation’ grave. 

This experience can be booked for a minimum of 30 minutes and up to three hours.

Student Sean McLaughlin said, “Me and my housemate were planning on going a week ago, a week and a half ago, and we found that there is a waiting list to actually get into the grave, so it’s quite popular, so we didn’t get the chance yet, but I plan to go sometime soon whenever I move up,”

Popularised by campus posters under the title “memento mori”, Latin for “remember you will die”, the meditation grave comes with a Yoga mat and a blanket.

According to the projects founder John Hacking, a member of staff at the student chapel, the grave is actually about making students appreciate their time alive a little more. John Hacking was quoted as saying, “The end of life, death, is a taboo, difficult for students… death is very difficult to talk about, especially when you are 18, 19, 20 years old.”


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