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August 29: What the Dead Want You To Know
Gail Rubin, The Doyenne of Death, Funeral Expert Gail Rubin, The Doyenne of Death, Funeral Expert
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Dateline: Albuquerque , NM
Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Bethany Paix, Judith Fein, Annie Mattingley, Andrea Campbell
(L to R) Panelists Bethany Paix, Judith Fein, Annie Mattingley, Andrea Campbell

As part of the groundbreaking virtual death discussion festival Reimagine: Life, Loss & Love, join in an online conversation “What the Dead Want You To Know” on August 29 at 1:00 p.m./12:00 p.m. CDT/11:00 a.m. MDT/10:00 a.m. PDT

Let’s reimagine our fear of death in this fascinating panel discussion with four women who communicate with those who have died – they have good news for you!

During this seemingly endless pandemic, a rumble of fear runs just below the surface of our consciousness. The specter of sickness and death continually threatens our emotional well-being. How can we find a hopeful message in this time of so much death and dread?

In this panel discussion, four remarkable women will help change your perspective on life and death. They bring upbeat messages that death is not final. Those who have crossed over have messages for the living. Want to join the conversation and learn how to receive information from the dead?

The panelists are:

The event will be facilitated by Gail Rubin, Certified Thanatologist and The Doyenne of Death® with www.AGoodGoodbye.com. Gail is also the coordinator of the Before I Die New Mexico Festival.


Video Preview

These four women participated in a Before I Die New Mexico Festival event in 2019, titled “Is There Life After Death?” Watch the video of that discussion here.

The Reimagine festival has been extended to September 1, 2020. A Good Goodbye is collaborating with event hosts around the world to co-create this much-needed exploration of death-related topics. Events focus on embracing life, facing death, and loving fully, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gail Rubin, CT, is author and host of the award-winning book and television series, A Good Goodbye: Funeral Planning for Those Who Don’t Plan to Die, Hail and Farewell: Cremation Ceremonies, Templates and Tips, and KICKING THE BUCKET LIST: 100 Downsizing and Organizing Things to Do Before You Die.

Rubin is a Certified Thanatologist (that's a death educator) and a popular speaker who uses humor and films to get the end-of-life and funeral planning conversation started. She "knocked 'em dead" with her TEDx talk, A Good Goodbye. She provides continuing education credit classes for attorneys, doctors, nurses, social workers, hospice workers, financial planners, funeral directors and other professionals. She's a Certified Funeral Celebrant and funeral planning consultant who has been interviewed in national and local print, broadcast and online media.

Known as The Doyenne of Death®, she is the event coordinator of the Before I Die NM Festival. She also hosts A Good Goodbye Internet radio show and produces Mortality Minute radio and online video spots. Her YouTube Channel features more than 450 videos!

Rubin is a member of the Association for Death Education and Counseling, the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association, Toastmasters International and the National Speakers Association New Mexico Chapter. Her speaking profile is available at eSpeakers.com.

Gail Rubin has been interviewed about funeral planning issues in national and local broadcast, print and online media. Outlets include The Huffington Post, Money Magazine, Kiplinger, CBS Radio News, WGN-TV,  and local affiliates for NPR, PBS, FOX, ABC-TV, CBS-TV and NBC-TV. Albuquerque Business First named her as one of their 2019 Women of Influence.

Sign up for a free planning form and occasional informative newsletter at her website, AGoodGoodbye.com.

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Dateline: Albuquerque, NM United States
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