For those of us that are entertained by the macabre, a character that has gained quite a bit of attention over the past week is “Stoneman Willie”. Now, you may be wondering what would be so grim about Willie. Well, Stoneman Willie is the mummified (officially unofficial) celebrity corpse of Reading, Pennsylvania. During the 1800’s,… Continue reading “Stoneman Willie” : The Mummified Celebrity Corpse Of Reading, Pennsylvania
My thoughts and fears surrounding death have very much evolved since being introduced to (and now living with) a death positive mindset. The phobia of death is still quite prominent in my life at times (I’m in no way perfectly “cured”), but my outlook has shifted for the better in a lot of ways. I’ve learned how to handle my moments of fear with a more improved attitude.
This book is quite dear to me. Not only was it the very first death positive book I read, but it truly opened my eyes to think differently about my own fears of death – all while helping me understand my morbid curiosities as well.
I came across this post recently while scrolling through TikTok. It was enlightening to see a person sharing their grief journey in such a raw and real way. It really cemented the fact that when “sugar coating” death, you’re doing more harm than good (in my opinion). Go ahead and avoid having open discussions about… Continue reading When “Sugar Coating” Death, You’re Doing More Harm Than Good
After my Grandparents passed away, I wanted to find something simple (but appealing) to put a small portion of their cremated remains into. We all handle grief differently, and I felt it was important to have a piece of them with me in an inconspicuous way.I came across these memorial keepsake urn necklaces on Amazon that are offered in a variety… Continue reading Memorial Keepsake Urn Necklaces
Whether or not you know what the word taphophile means, I’m pretty confident that you are one – just judging by the fact that you took the initiative to visit sixfeetabovethegrave.com. Did you get a special feeling from the atmosphere featured in the video above?I’m not surprised! Now before you start thinking that there could be something seriously wrong with you, let… Continue reading Are You A Taphophile?