A UKRAINIAN man is giving people the chance to lie down in a coffin - to prepare themselves for the afterlife. Stepan Piryanyk, from Truskavets, who has been making coffins for more than a decade, calls his new service ‘coffin therapy’. It gives people the chance to lie inside a casket for approximately 15 minutes - putting the lid on is optional. Mr Piryanyk explained: “When you lay in the coffin, it feels just like a bed. It’s the same sheets, the same pillow... a wooden coffin has its own aura inside.” The businessman has a room set up for his customers with several empty coffins to choose from, clients can recline as a soundtrack of birdsong and water falling plays in the background. Client Anna Petrukhina, 51, said: “After hard working day you can come in and just relax - it’s great. You go home in a completely different mood.”                    –WO