Grief and Rebirth: Finding the Joy in Life Podcast

Lane Michel - Inspired Wayshower, Personal Coach and Business Consultant

An episode of Grief and Rebirth: Finding the Joy in Life Podcast

By Irene Weinberg
Welcome to the Grief & Rebirth Podcast. Author and Trauma Survivor Irene Weinberg is here to encourage you wherever you are on your healing journey. In each episode, she chats with incredible grief and trauma specialists, healers, mediums, and celebs as well as remarkable people who have inspiring healing stories to share. If you’re looking for a podcast that’s both uplifting and inspiring, you’ve found it. Let us help you find your joy in life!
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Brian Smith— Life Coach and Grief Partner
 After Brian’s beautiful daughter Shayna passed at the age of 15, Brian made it his mission to help others who are dealing with death and a fear of death. He became a co-leader of Helping Parents Heal, the remarkable online group dedicated to assisting bereaved parents by providing support and resources to aid in the healing process. He is also a Life Coach and a Grief Partner, consulting with people both to help them find their way through grief and find purpose in their lives.
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July 17, 2019
R. Glenn Kelly— Specialist in Men and Grief: Keynote Speaker, Workshop Presenter, Published Author of Grief Support Publications, Grief Peer Specialist and Bereaved Father
It’s time for an in- depth conversation about Men and Grief, how they grieve differently than women, and so much more! Grief and Rebirth podcast is honored to have Ron Glenn Kelly open this door to enlightening new insights for us. Ron, who has honorably served as a Military policeman in the United States Marine Corps, as a sworn police officer, a Federal Agent and as a business executive, lost his precious 16 - year old son and only child to Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome in 2013.  What’s a man in tremendous grief, who’s been taught to control his emotions, to do?
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May 22, 2019
Vanessa Laughlin – Founder of Banister Advisors, a professional services firm that helps clients gracefully navigate life’s most overwhelming challenges, including bereavement after major loss.
Is there a better way to handle often overwhelming end of life challenges?  You will sigh with relief when you hear all the ways Vanessa and Banister Advisors provide a bridge to healing by helping with end of life needs for both the dying loved one and the family.  And they even help to “turn down the heat” on conflicted relationships at this difficult and sensitive time!
50:58
May 9, 2019
Edy Nathan - Psychotherapist focusing on Grief, Trauma, and Sexuality. Workshop Leader, Keynote Speaker, and Author of It’s Grief: The Dance of Self-Discovery Through Trauma and Loss
Are you struggling with trauma or loss experienced in your past? Are you currently grieving a new trauma or loss? Are you facing a situation which is likely to bring about grieving in your life?  Then this is a must listen interview for you!  
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May 1, 2019
Julie Rieger - Former President, Chief Data strategist, and Head of Media at 20th Century Fox, Film Marketer, Author, Member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Do you believe in ghosts? Are you curious about them? You are surely going to love Julie, her authenticity and her powerful story filled with Divine truths about ghosts, crystals, spirit portals, transformative “Divine Intervention” and so much more! This interview is healing and transformative.
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April 24, 2019
Grief and Rebirth 39: Isabella Johnson - Evidential Certified Medium, Medical Intuitive, Grief Recovery Specialist, and Remote Viewer
Would you like to get information about your soul and your Soul Purpose in this lifetime?  Would you like to have a continuing conversation with your deceased loved ones?  Would you like to know how past trauma has manifested as illness or disease in your body?  Do you need to get information about a missing person?  Isabella is a compassionate and wondrous medium who can provide all this information ….and more!
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April 17, 2019
Corine La Font – Radio Show Host, Speaker, Author, Self-Worth Coach and Consultant
Enjoy Corine’s charming, exhilarating, fun and at times irreverent conversation with Irene that ranges from a discussion about “Women in Toxic Relationships” to how a woman becomes more attractive the more she evolves!  Learn about the “seasons of relationships,” how “letting go” is not a selfish act, and the signs of a toxic relationship. 
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April 10, 2019
Silvia Bladt - Founder of HealYourselfConnection.com
Prepare to be amazed and inspired by Silvia Blandt, who lives in Belgium.  Silvia is the embodiment of Grief and Rebirth. She shares with us how she found her way through an incredibly tough ride that was her life to discovering a drive and resilience within herself that has led her to self-discovery and joy.   
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April 3, 2019
Janie Rakow – End of Life Doula and a Founder of INELDA (The International End of Life Doula Association)
You may be thinking, what in the world is an End of Life Doula?  It is a non-medical person trained to care for someone physically, emotionally, and spiritually at the end of life.  You’ll be surprised at how uplifting this conversation is, as Janie explains how a doula can make a huge difference not only in the way people die, but also in the way people live.
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March 27, 2019
Tracy Soussi – Affiliate Leader of Helping Parents Heal Child Loss Group, Listener/Shining Loss Mom, Board Member of the Soul Phone Foundation and Assistant to Thomas John, Evidential Medium
If you need uplifting, this is the interview for you! You are going to be incredibly touched when you hear about Tracy’s journey to find her 29-year-old son, Aymen after he crossed over, and how she turned her tragedy into a blessing by becoming a guiding light for HELPING PARENTS HEAL, an organization dedicated to helping parents whose children have transitioned to the other side.
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March 20, 2019
Michele Rosenthal - Award-Nominated Author, Speaker, Post-Trauma Coach, and Trauma Recovery Specialist
You will be mesmerized when you hear about Michele’s struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (often called PTSD) for twenty-five years and how her “rock bottom moment” propelled her on a “healing rampage” to finally be 100% free of her symptoms.  Michele now dedicates her professional career to helping survivors, caregivers, and healing professionals learn about the effects of trauma and more efficiently navigate the recovery process. 
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March 13, 2019
Kristi Peck - Author, Intuitive Healer and Spiritual Teacher
This is a riveting episode! You will hear Kristi talk about her new book COMING HOME: A LOVE STORY. The book details the spiritual awakening that led to Kristi’s own personal healing transformation, inspiring her to work as an Intuitive Healer and Spiritual Teacher.
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March 6, 2019
Kat Baillie - Psychic Medium, Clinical Hypnotherapist, Reiki Master/Healer, Sound Healer
Tune in to hear an incredible and very informative interview with Psychic/Medium Kat Baillee, who helps people heal emotional issues and supports parents who have lost children. As the UK affiliate leader for Helping Parents Heal, she helps to support over 400 parents in the UK in addition to supporting a larger audience of over 12,000 parents in the USA and globally.  Kat describes herself as “neutral on religion” while at the same time believing in the power of prayer, the power of the divine, the power of the universe and the life force. This interview will add to your spiritual knowledge and warm your heart.  You can’t help but love Kat! 
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February 27, 2019
Pamala Oslie - Professional Psychic Intuitive, and Aura Expert
You are about to listen to an interview with Pamala Oslie, a very gifted healer who has been featured on numerous TV shows, has many celebrities for clients and was awarded the Holistic Transformational Leader of the Year Award in 2014 by the Global Association of Holistic Psychotherapy and Coaching.  Pam is an expert on auras (bands of energy around you that indicate your personality, your health issues and what you are here to do in this lifetime), healing connections with deceased loved ones, the concept of expanded consciousness and much, much more! You will find out that discovering who you are through your aura colors is only the beginning – listen and learn!
37:08
December 26, 2018
Tammy Mastroberte - Founder, Publisher and Editorial Director of Elevated Existence Magazine
Not only has Tammy interviewed spiritual celebrities including Shirley MacLaine, Melissa Etheridge, Russel Simmons, Olivia-Newton-John and Jane Fonda, she has also interviewed popular spiritual self-help authors and leaders including Deepak Chopra, Marianne Williamson, Dr. Wayne Dyer, Dr. Judith Orloff and Louise Hay.  Add to all this Tammy’s enlightening teachings about how to communicate with the Universe (and loved ones who have passed) plus how to uncover signs and synchronicity from the Universe, and you have the makings of an enlightening and fascinating interview!
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December 18, 2018
Karen Noe - Renowned Psychic Medium, Spiritual Counselor, Healer, Author, Radio Host and the Founder
Did you know that we are all spiritual beings having a physical experience and that the Divine is within each of us? Karen is the author of four highly rated books, the most recent being We Consciousness: 33 Profound Truths for Inner and Outer Peace, in which Karen channels the teachings of Dr. Wayne W. Dyer together with a group of celestial beings called the We Guides, which includes St. Francis of Assisi and countless other angels and ascended masters.  They explain to us that we come from the universal “We” consciousness and teach us how to create heaven right here on Earth. This enlightening interview with Karen opens the door to the peace, harmony, and happiness we all yearn for!
31:02
December 11, 2018
Tim Braun - Internationally Renowned Medium and Author
Tim Braun has been embraced by Hollywood celebrities, renowned athletes, and corporate leaders. He has appeared on television Bravo’s The Orange County Housewives, TLC network show, Sin City rules, and been interviewed on CBS/Radio: Sundays with Rolanda, The Good Life Radio Canada, and featured in Awareness Magazine. His book LIFE AFTER DEATH:  A Medium’s Messages to Help You Overcome Grief and Find Closure, teaches about unconditional love and provides a step- by- step process on how to heal ourselves from grief, forgive ourselves and find closure.  You are going to love Tim!
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December 4, 2018
Lane Michel - Inspired Wayshower, Personal Coach and Business Consultant
Lane Michel has learned to follow his heart, intuition, and curiosity to find and live his signature purpose.  Over the more than 3 decades of his career, Lane has amassed experience in fields ranging from space science, to computer technology, marketing, customer relationship management, and much more, taking him to over 20 countries on the planet. He loves helping people remember their purpose, making ancient wisdom current because deep truths never die, and delighting in the miracles that happen every day for those of us who are consciously aware. Tune in for an incredibly enlightening, inspiring interview!
32:31
November 28, 2018
Nancy Canning - Past Lives Expert, Hypnotherapist, Author, Life Purpose Guide
What a fascinating interview!  Nancy, who has been doing psychic and spiritual work since 1982, has facilitated thousands of sessions into past lives.  She uses hypnosis to help her clients release limiting beliefs and psychically reads their souls’ journeys and patterns through lifetimes. She also helps clients to find out what they do between lives, why they chose this current life, what their purpose is and much more. This interview is a real eye and soul opener!
35:37
November 21, 2018
Suzane Northrop - Medium, Author, Talk Show Host and Expert on Psychic Phenomena
You are about to listen to Internationally acclaimed Medium Suzane Northrop, a true treasure and dynamo who is a font of information about the art of helping people to validate their connections/contact with deceased loved ones who have crossed over to the Other Side.  In this episode, Suzane talks about grief, the importance of healing and the incredible insights she has learned from connecting with the deceased.
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November 14, 2018
Daniel Kenner - Author, Caregiver, Actor
In this episode, Daniel Kenner will touch your heart as he shares his story of becoming a caregiver to his two very special parents who died within a month of each other, and how this experience at the young age of 30 led to his writing his memoir ROOM FOR GRACE.
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November 7, 2018
Lorna Smith – Writer, Speaker and Coach
 In our first episode of our fourth season we talk with Lorna Smith. Lorna shares her inspiring, transformational journey that led her to help others follow their intuition, love and embrace their fears, find faith in themselves and answer the all-important question, “Should I stay or should I go?”  
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October 22, 2018
Mary Lee Stabile – Radio Host, Author, and an Intuitive Business and Life Strategist
We chat with Mary Lee Stabile whose company Global Healing-Solutions gives people an intuitive perspective on how to live their lives productively, with the insights they need to overcome obstacles and make the most of their lives.
28:27
August 1, 2018
Nikki Bodine – Healer and a Medium who also Channels PETS!
Wow what a fun, interesting episode this is! In it, Nikki talks about channeling pets (yes, our pets also survive their physical deaths!), describes real angels she has seen and talks about working with a person’s soul just prior to her death.
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July 25, 2018
Peggy DeLong – Licensed Psychologist and Designer of Healing Bracelets
Would you like to express gratitude, graduation congratulations, grief support, or let a loved one know that she is an angel in your life? You’ll love learning about Peggy’s beautiful, meaningful gemstone bracelets! Would you like to improve your relationship with your child? Listen to our conversation with Peggy about how to foster a better parent/child relationship!
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July 18, 2018
Thomas John – National and International Psychic, Medium, Teacher and
Thomas John shares his interesting life journey to become a psychic and medium, explains how he communicates with the deceased, gives us tips about harnessing our intuition, chats about how perceptions of life change after death, and suggests that grief can be a powerful tool for transformation. And…….not only does Thomas explain the difference between skeptics and cynics, he talks about his feelings about each!
28:40
July 11, 2018
Jennifer Monahan - Shaman, Coach and award-winning Author who Helps Pe
Jennifer’s story will inspire, touch and amaze you as she takes you on a riveting ride that includes her surreal survival from an accident she was lucky to live through and a completely unexpected transformation into a Shaman (By the way, what is a Shaman?) during a spur-of-the-moment trip to Mexico.
35:41
July 5, 2018
Corbie Mitleid - Psychic Medium, Channel, Author, Inspirational Speake
Fasten your seatbelts! This fast-moving, entertaining and wisdom packed interview with Corbie Mitleid is filled with fascinating and insightful answers to questions such as: How do I find a credible Intuitive? How can I avoid psychics who are phonies (Corbie calls them psychic monkeys)? Do we really have soul plans and past lives? Can we communicate with our higher selves? How did you handle breast cancer not once, not twice but three times with strength, courage, and humor?
29:08
June 28, 2018
Jill Eras – Family Systems, Astrology and Archetypal Dreamwork
This is a must listen for anyone who is part of a family, raising children, grappling with grief or has loved ones struggling with grief. Jill Eras, who has married her traditional Master’s Degree in Family Therapy with Astrology and Archetypal Dreamwork, discusses how trauma affects family systems and what happens to women in the process of having children. Jill wisely advises, “If you feel it you can heal it!”
38:02
June 25, 2018
Celebrity Interview with Frankie Keane: Converting devastating loss t
Frankie Keane is a gifted singer and actor who co-wrote Hereafter the Musical along with Vinnie Favale, the Vice President of CBS’ Late Show starring Stephen Colbert. Hereafter the Musical has touched hearts on Broadway, has enjoyed two very successful International runs in Buenos Aires and is currently being filmed as an independent movie starring Danny Aiello and Frankie. Be inspired as Frankie recounts how she coped with the devastating losses that led her to co-write an incredible, uplifting show that is bringing comfort, solace, smiles and joy to countless others ….….
33:28
April 6, 2018
Teri Meissner – Jin Shin Jyutsu Healing from Infancy to Adulthood
Teri Meissner, a Certified Jin Shin Jyutsu® Practitioner and Jin Shin Jyutsu® Self Care Instructor answers in this interesting, informative interview not to be missed. Terri also shares an uplifting story of healing achieved through a Jin Shin Jyutsu® Treatment to an elderly patient before his surgery that will surely touch your heart.
27:30
March 7, 2018
Susan Kennard - Energy Practitioner and Healer
Join Stephanie and Irene as they reach “across the pond” to chat with Susan Kennard from the United Kingdom. Listen in as Susan shares her riveting personal story about working to help trafficked children in the U.K. and how she discovered that she is an Intuitive. She also shares how she helps people to empower themselves and heal by combining her traditional training, emotional freedom techniques and her fine intuitive skills. Since 50% of Susan’s clients come from the USA via Skype and phone sessions, there are truly “no borders” when it comes to healing with Susan!
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February 28, 2018
Staci Wells - Psychic Medium + Pre-Birth Planning
Do we plan our lives before we are born? What is Transformational Energy Work? Can a Medical Intuitive see into a person’s body? Did you know that the healing of an Emotional Wound is often the focus of a person’s karmic plans during their pre-birth planning session? Hear the fascinating answers to these questions and more in this interview with Staci Wells, the premiere Soul Plan psychic who is prominently featured in the groundbreaking books by Robert Schwartz Your Soul’s Plan and Your Soul’s Gifts.
35:14
February 21, 2018
Gina McConeghy - Essential Oils
What a fun, fascinating interview with Gina McConeghy, Holistic Health Coach and Aromatherapist as she talks about the many ways certified pure, therapeutic grade essential oils can enhance your love of self, love of your children and romantic love! Hear the inspiring, touching story about how essential oils changed Gina’s life and learn how they can help support your life! An interview not to be missed, on Valentine’s Day or any other day!
35:54
February 15, 2018
Gale Glassner - Hypnosis
What is the Subconscious? What is Hypnosis? How can your subconscious mind help you heal, become self-empowered and help you achieve greater happiness? These are some of the questions Gale Glassner Twersky, Founder of the Reprogramming Hypnosis System will answer for you in this very interesting, informative interview. Gale shares why she has such a passion for this calling and tells one of her many inspiring, uplifting stories of healing achieved through her Reprogramming Hypnosis System. Gale is based in California but her programs for healing can be accessed from anywhere!
33:26
February 6, 2018
We Want To Hear Your Story
Stephanie and Irene briefly recap this season’s interviews to make it easier to choose which you’d like to listen to. They also give a heads up to look for the very fun, interesting Facebook and Instagram LIVE segments coming up that will focus on Stephanie and Irene’s real-life interactions and reactions as they personally experience the healing work of people they have interviewed. There is also a conversation about grieving being more than the loss due to death, and a tease about the interesting episodes coming this spring. Plus, we want to hear YOUR stories of joy and healing – if you want to be part of our inspiring stories series, please email us at irene@ireneweinberg.com.
29:14
December 15, 2017
Carolyn Parrs - Women as Game Changers
Carolyn Parrs is a certified Business, Marketing and Life Coach who is also the co-host and producer of the online summit “Women As Game Changers.” In this episode, Carolyn talks with Irene and Stephanie about the immersive entrepreneurial training and coaching program that she and co-founder Devi Records designed for women who are dedicated to transforming the world through business and organizations.
33:19
November 30, 2017
Anna Gassib - Horses + Healing with Bergen Equestrian Center
Can a horse help you to heal? Anna Gassib provides us with a fascinating interview about the healing programs she facilitates through the healing wisdom of horses. She is the proprietor of the Bergen Equestrian Center, located in Leonia, NJ, where she provides a series of non-riding equine treatment programs focused on prevention, education, healing and assisted recover guided by qualified professionals. Sessions benefit individuals and families dealing with life challenges that may include anxiety, isolation, addiction, loss of a loved one, phobias or those suffering from the symptoms of PTSD.
39:04
November 15, 2017
Dr. Donna Perillo - Chiropractor and Holistic Healer
Learn how Dr. Donna Perillo, who is an accomplished chiropractor, nutritionist naturopath, musician and compose has utilized her skills as a healer and composer to create healing programs that address the physical, emotional and chemical aspects of health.
43:38
November 8, 2017
Judy Becker - Energy Healer
Do we have past lives? What is sound healing meditation? How does energy healing help you to heal? These are some of the questions Judy Becker, an energy healer in New Jersey will answer for you.  July helps people release their deeply held patterns of anger, frustration and resentment through her weekly meditation classes, conscious living workshops and sound healing meditations.
31:22
November 1, 2017
Ida Cullen - Yoga Therapy
In this episode, Ida Cullen chats with Irene and Stephanie about how people can heal themselves through a wide variety of yogic techniques (including breathing and meditation). Ida discusses what a certified yoga therapist is, miracles she has witnessed, and the tools we can utilize to heal ourselves in mental, emotional and physical health.
36:57
October 25, 2017
Lee VanZyl - Medium Psychic
Irene and Stephanie chat with psychic medium Lee VanZyl who gives us some insight on healing through contact with those in the afterlife - mainly through gallery sessions (or group sessions to contact our passed loved ones). She also explains energy healing, and how it helps to release unhealthy patterns (emotions, traumas) that have been present in this lifetime or taken on even in past lifetimes. These emotions and traumas can become trapped in the mind/body and often control our subconscious mind.
39:48
October 18, 2017
Seta Araz Sharinian - Energetic Healer
In this episode, on Grief and Rebirth, you'll meet Seta Araz Sharinian who is an Energetic Healer and Alternative Care Practitioner. She explains what an energetic healer does and how she helps people change negative patterns.
39:07
October 6, 2017
Meet Irene and Stephanie
In this pilot episode, you’ll meet Irene Weinberg and Stephanie Barnhart and learn a little about their backgrounds and why the podcast Grief and Rebirth: Finding Joy in Life was born!
24:07
October 4, 2017
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