Review: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty

“Accepting death doesn’t mean you won’t be devastated when someone you love dies. It means you will be able to focus on your grief, unburdened by bigger existential questions like, “Why do people die?” and “Why is this happening to me?” Death isn’t happening to you. Death is happening to us all.” In this eye-opening, … More Review: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty

Review: From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death by Caitlin Doughty

Filled with humor and highly detailed accounts of her travels, this book takes us around the world to look at different cultures’ death practices and how they cope with death. She relates these practices back to the United States practices and uses them as teaching tools to show how disconnected our culture is about death … More Review: From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death by Caitlin Doughty