Creatures of a Day

Each of Yalom’s tales teaches us something about what it means to be a human being

creaturesofaday

Creatures of a Day: And Other Tales of Psychotherapy by Irvin D. Yalom.  Published by Basic Books, reprint 2016.  $11.00 paperback, 240 pages.  ISBN-13 978-0465097432

To most human beings, there are two great challenges of existence: the meaning of life and life’s very end.  Dr. Irvin Yalom covers his and his patients struggles with these challenges in a way that manages to celebrate the good in the midst of the difficulties.  Dr. Yalom’s stories find ways to assist us in making our own days meaningful and joyful.