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Peace By Piece with Michelle Herman

Peace By Piece with Michelle Herman

By Michelle Herman
Rooted in the Jewish concept of "Tikkun Olam," (Transforming/Healing the World) the goal of this podcast is to help educate, ground, and teach us how to stay rooted and thrive while living in a fast-paced, ever changing world. Tikkun Olam is akin to the fine-tuning of our collective voice. Here we have dialog around relevant, challenging topics by learning how to live in alignment while contributing to the betterment of humankind, one person at a time Peace by Piece.
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Gender Dysphoria & Gender Affirmation Surgery with Britley Hoff
Britley opens up about how breast augmentation has affected her life and her relationship with her wife. She also shares what she thinks is helpful if you or someone you know is thinking about surgery.
April 10, 2022
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April 09, 2022
“How to Get Proper Sleep,” with Dr. Miriam Mandel
Dr. Mandel talks about the science of sleep, helping us better understand this very neglected necessity. She shares important information about melatonin, along with useful strategies to help with sleep and self regulation.
February 13, 2022
“Growing up Non-binary and Thriving”
Listen to Dan talk about what it was like to grow up in the South as a non-binary person, ultimately becoming Alabama’s Trans Youth Ambassador. Dan shares what helped him thrive on his journey of self-discovery.
December 20, 2021
Talking about Sexual Consent with Teens.
We’ve all had “birds and bees” talk with our children but have you spoken to them about sexual consent? This podcast is a MUST for anyone who has children or works with young people. With stories about the ME TOO movement and Titile IX, in the news on a regularly basis, it is our job as adults to teach our children about consent- in its entirety.
October 05, 2021
How to be a "Momma Bear" to Your Gender Exploring Child, with Britley Hoff
Britley is a transwoman who came out in her 50's. In this episode she shares helpful information on supporting children who identify as trans or gender exploring. Together, we cover topics such as coming out to extended family, setting healthy boundaries, gender and religion. Please listen and learn from Britley as she explains to us how to be a "momma bear" parent (or adult) to your child. Topics discussed in this podcast come from the concerns of youth and parents we have worked with over the years. 
August 01, 2021
“Surviving Abuse, Chaos, & Classism,” with Jeremy Reiss
Jeremy shares his journey of how he developed agency, personal power, and purpose. As a child of parents with developmental disabilities and mental health issues and a survivor of childhood abuse in an environment where it was easy to fall through the cracks, Jeremy figured out how to thrive and create a life with purpose & intent.
July 26, 2021
“Life After Breath” with Jake Cooper.
Jake Cooper, survivor of a Near Death Experience (NDE), talks openly and answers questions about his new book. Jake shares how his glimpse into the “other side” helped shape his life.
July 02, 2021
“Helping Your Child Succeed Post Pandemic” with Keith Senzer, Youth Empowerment Coach
In this podcast, Keith talks about how to get your child back to healthier habits after a year of quarantined living.
June 10, 2021
Buck Angel, Man with female past, Human Rights Activist, Innovator, Activist, Tranpa.
Often described as "controversial," Buck is dedicated to informing and educating the world by inspiring people to think outside the box. In this podcast, we talk about the next generation of transgender youth and their challenges . *Explicit language*
May 15, 2021
#17 Russell Robinson, (Jewish National Fund's CEO) "The Future Generation of Jewish Leadership."
Russell Robinson has spent most of his professional life as a dedicated leader for the Jewish people. In this podcast, he discusses ways of creating a new generation of Jewish leadership through JNF programs which connect teens to the land of Israel.
May 09, 2021
"What To Do When You Don't Know What To Do" With Scott Fried
The content in the podcast changed my life. If you or someone you love is hurting and there is nothing you can do to fix the situation, BIRVAM, an acronym, created by Scott, will help get you through these moments.
April 20, 2021
“When Life Hurts: Lessons from My Pandemic Playbook, with Scott Fried
Living through the AIDS and COVID pandemics, Scott shares life changing “lessons” that will help you when feeling hopeless or stuck.
March 19, 2021
"How to Transform Your Emotional Tug-of-War into the Life You Want" with Michelle Hecht.
Michelle shares her journey from living in turbulence to living in alignment. Her story is a candid account of how bravery and vulnerability.turned her into a warrior woman.
March 15, 2021
Healing, Health, and Wellness: How to Achieve a Holistic Balance, with Constance Korol
Meta 180 encompasses a wholistic wellness approach, covering Reiki, weight loss, emotional wellness and more.
March 09, 2021
Self Harm and Teens, a talk with Scott Fried.
Scott Fried is a Public Speaker and Author. He is an expert who shares his “radical” approach to talking about self harm or commonly known as cutting.
March 05, 2021
"Covid Angels" Ava & Lily Weinstein helping seniors get vaccine appointments.
Two teenage sisters doing all they can to address a major need in their community by helping senior citizens get appointments for Covid vaccines.
February 25, 2021
Finding Your Voice: The College Essay Process
What goes into a personal statement? How does a personal statement differ from a college essay? How does one paint a picture of who they really are in one essay? Listen to Kieth Miller and you’ll find out the answers.
February 23, 2021
"It's Never Too Late to be Yourself" with Britley Wren Hoff
Britley is a transwoman who shares her experiences in hopes of helping others. Her compelling story is one of strength and vulnerability.
February 23, 2021
Kryss Shane talks about her new book, "The Educator's Guide to LGBT+ Inclusion."
Kryss Shane has been called a "Leading LGBT+ Expert" who makes diversity, equality, and inclusion approachable and accessible via low-cost and high results methods.
February 02, 2021
“I Am” with Diana Schutt: A Mother’s Journey After her Child Came Out as Transgender.
A candid story of a mother who found her life's purpose while learning to support her transgender child.
January 29, 2021
When Did God Become an Uncomfortable Word? With Rabbi Mendy Teldon
Rabbi Mendy gives us a better understanding of Chabad and Judiasm, while dispelling some myths and addressing why people are uncomfortable when they hear about "God".
January 23, 2021
Am I My Worst Enemy? With Mark Halawa
A fascinating story about the life of Mark (Mordechai) Halawa and his journey as a Palestinian refugee, and son of PLO activist, to becoming an Orthodox Jew. Not too long after discovering his roots, Mark became an advocate for Israel, connecting Israeli and Arab companies. He currently lives in Jerusalem, with his wife and daughters.
January 18, 2021