The Five People You Meet In Heaven By Mitch Albom

Mitch Albom books are often short, heartwarming and perspective changing. This one is no different. The Five People You Meet In Heaven is about a character named Eddie that dies and encounters 5 people who didn’t impact his life while he was alive, but upon the reflection of his life in Heaven, give him perspective. … Continue reading The Five People You Meet In Heaven By Mitch Albom

On Consolation By Michael Ignatieff

Primarily stories about historical figures and how they handled dark times. RATING: 2.9/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS | AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: • Not everything happens for a reason; we claim that it does for a reason: to console ourselves. • Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that … Continue reading On Consolation By Michael Ignatieff

Tuesday’s With Morrie By Mitch Albom

Tuesday’s with Morrie is a heartfelt story of a professor suffering from ALS talking with his favorite student about life and death. CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS  AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: “Accept what you are able to do and what you are not able to do.”  “Accept the past as past, without denying it or discarding it.”  … Continue reading Tuesday’s With Morrie By Mitch Albom

Dear Life By Rachel Clarke

Dear Life is a touching, poetically written book about death. The author, Rachel Clarke, is a palliative care doctor who stresses the importance of compassion and connection during the final stage of life. Death is a unique human experience for each person; but as humans we have the choice to decide how we respond to … Continue reading Dear Life By Rachel Clarke

Stiff By Mary Roach

Mary Roach's humorous writing style brings some relief to the morbid subject of human cadavers. RATING: 3.7/5 CHECK IT OUT: GOODREADS or AMAZON KEY TAKEAWAYS: The human head is of the same approximate size and weight as a roaster chicken. Human remain dogs can pinpoint the location of a corpse at the bottom of a … Continue reading Stiff By Mary Roach