Episode 5 – Giving is Living

Nov 26, 2019

Hosts & Guests

Mitch Albom

Lisa Goich

 Notes & Resources

Tuesdays with Morrie: Read “The Eighth Tuesday: We Talk About Money” and The 20th Anniversary Edition’s new afterword. 

Watch: “Badlands” by Bruce Springsteen

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About This Episode

Perhaps the most important lesson Mitch Albom learned from his beloved professor, Morrie Schwartz, was the importance of giving to others. Mitch once asked Morrie why, instead of trying to help people, he didn’t just accept their sympathy, since he was facing imminent death. “Mitch,” Morrie answered, “why would I take like that? Taking makes me feel like I’m dying. Giving makes me feel like I’m living.” In today’s episode we discuss how your life, your happiness and sadness, your relationships, even your sense of purpose can all be changed by looking to give of yourself before looking to take.