Caitlin Doughty: Death, OCD & Being a Mortician

Caitlin Doughty: Death, OCD & Being a Mortician

The mortician, TED Talk speaker and author of Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, talks about her childhood OCD and fascination with death as a result of witnessing a tragedy, how she’d like to see the American funeral industry change and how death is viewed/embraced around the world via a read excerpt from her new book From Here To Eternity: Traveling the World To Find The Good Death.

 

Follow Caitlin on Instagram @TheGoodDeath

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Check out her website www.CaitlinDoughty.com

Buy her new book From Here to Etnernity: Traveling the World To Find The Good Death

 

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Follow Caitlin on Instagram @TheGoodDeath

Follow Caitlin on Twitter @TheGoodDeath

Check out her website www.CaitlinDoughty.com

Buy her new book From Here to Etnernity: Traveling the World To Find The Good Death

 

This ep is sponsored by BetterHelp online therapy.  To try a week of counseling for free go to www.BetterHelp.com/mental  Must be 18

This ep is sponsored by Hello Fresh meal kit delivery service.  For $30 off your first week of deliveries go to www.HelloFresh.com and use offer code MENTAL30

This ep is sponsored by ZipRecruiter.  To post jobs for free go to www.ZipRecruiter.com/mental

If you live in the Twin Cities come see a live taping of the podcast in the afternoon and a comedy show that night at Sisyphus Brewery (with Paul as the emcee) Sat Oct 14th.  Click here for tix or info.

To become a monthly donor (and qualify for bonus content and goodies from Paul go to www.Patreon.com/mentalpod

To make a one-time donations via Paypal go to www.mentalpod.com/donate

Help the podcast by shopping with our podcast's Amazon link (it doesn't make your product any more expensive - even bookmark it!)

To help fund Paul's next trip to record international guests, especially in Ireland, go to https://www.gofundme.com/pauls-trip-to-ireland

Follow Paul on Twitter @mentalpod

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