Welcome to the award-winning, Grief and 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! 




GAR 31 | Aura Colors

Pamala Oslie – Professional Psychic Intuitive, And Aura Expert

You are about to listen to an interview with Pamala Oslie, a very gifted healer featured on numerous TV shows, who has many celebrities as 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

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GAR 24 | Caregiver

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. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL

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GAR 28 | Life And Death

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

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The one and only certainty in life

“Every man’s life ends the same way.  It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.”  – Ernest Hemingway I live in what I like to call “a human fishbowl,” a midrise building with 175 condo units of various sizes and configurations.  This array is also

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GAR 21 | Channeling Pets

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 before her death. — Listen to the podcast here   Nikki Bodine – Healer And A

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GAR 20 | Parent Child Relationship

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

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GAR 19 | Medium

Thomas John – National And International Psychic, Medium, And Teacher

  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. Not only does Thomas explain the difference

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GAR 17 | Psychic

Corbie Mitleid – Psychic Medium, Channel, Author, Inspirational Speaker

  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 have soul plans and past lives? Can we communicate

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GAR 16 | Family Systems

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

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GAR 13 | Soul Star

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

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GAR 12 | Pre-Birth Planning

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

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The “Shades of Grey” between Elton John and his Mother

We were inspired by this article in People Magazine. Elton John is mourning the death of his mother, Sheila Farebrother, at age 92 on Monday. It’s a loss made extra poignant considering that the rock legend had recently resumed contact after a fierce feud kept them apart for over seven years. There were many “shades of

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We were inspired to write this article by this New York Times article. “Driving is governed by law, but it’s also shaped by norms. If enough people adopt the same driving style, then that behavior hardens into a communal disposition. Once people understand what is normal around here, more people tend to drive that way, too,

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Connecting To The Other Side (April 3rd)

Are you interested in the afterlife? Join me and The South African Medium Lee VanZyl as we ‘Connect You To The Other Side’ in a very special event taking place at the Chiropractic Healing Center of NJ on Monday, April 3rd. During this two hour event I will share my spiritual journey from loss to

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The Great Kindness Challenge

This project warms my heart.   It is obviously crucially needed and “on target” in today’s world plus it resonates with the message that boomed into my head as they pulled me out of my wrecked car after the tragic car accident that took my beloved husband Saul’s life:   “BE LOVING AND KIND TO

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The Age Of Aquarius

The hate and bigotry that fueled this election has found its positive mirror in the love and kindness being expressed by people who are becoming active in their local communities and also nationally, banding together to form groups that are standing up for what they believe in and actively defending those in our society who

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Kindness As A Magical Tipping Point

Jamil Zaki, director of the Stanford University Social Neuroscience Lab, is studying positive conformity and the spirit underlying it. This study is in sync with the message I distinctly heard just after my husband died next to me in a tragic car accident:   “Next, the two strong arms of an EMT were reaching in

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Toxic Family Members

“Negative family members are more often than not jerks and it is important to keep this in mind when you are trying to handle a situation. They will try to bully you, pick on you for any reason they can find, and also belittle you for those reasons. You do not have to stand around

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Sheryl Sandberg Attitude

“It is the greatest irony of my life that losing my husband helped me find deeper gratitude—gratitude for the kindness of my friends, the love of my family, the laughter of my children,” Sandberg said. “My hope for you is that you can find that gratitude—not just on the good days, like today, but on

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Soul Full Thoughts About Prince

“The key to helping yourself cross over well is living a life that’s got some level of devotion – heartfelt, passionate devotion – that gives you both discipline and delight.  Even if that devotion goes to caring for your Harley-Davidson or your stamp collection, if you live that devotion with a pure heart, you’ll be

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Choosing Death By Suicide

This is a deeply controversial issue when it is looked upon from an earthbound perspective, but it is a completely different matter if looked upon from the cosmic point of view, which often provides comfort and healing when people turn to the spiritual explanations for the seemingly unexplainable things that happen in their lives. From

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Taking “A Shine” to Being Mindful And Sober

What a concept!  The trend of meeting new people while sober, therefore, instead of seeing them…and yourself…through some sort of induced haze, everyone is more of the authentic person he or she truly is. I bet a lot of people find this to be quite scary.  It probably feels pretty “naked” to walk into a

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Embracing Your Spirituality – An Edgar Cayce A.R.E. Event Recap

The Association for Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.) of New York Edgar Cayce Center invited Irene to host an intimate New York City event, 5 Ways to Embrace Your Spiritual Awakening: One Couple’s Story of Transcendence. During the two-hour event, Irene took the audience on a spiritual journey starting with what happened to her leading up to

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Blogger Review: Kitchen Table, The Hub of the Home

While I was reading this book and came upon the part of a tragic car accident where her husband dies and she is severely injured from the accident I kept thinking he must be alive when I get to the end of the book, but he is not. It’s not a sad ending but one

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Blogger Review: Apple Moms In the Hudson Valley

Karen Proctor’s Review on They Serve Bagels in Heaven: The love story of Irene and Saul begins not in this lifetime, They Serve Bagels in Heaven is a Memoir written by Irene Weinberg but told by her husband Saul, from Heaven. Their love story begin lifetimes before this and one would hope many more for them.  

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Blogger Review: Kirsten DiChiappari

I have a quote stuck in my head from comedian Julia Sweeney’s autobiographical show God Said Ha! “What if Heaven is just an instant?” Whether it is, or it isn’t, I am in no hurry to discover, but this book is a sweet, tender story of what happens after. And for those who haven’t experienced

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Part Two of “Dance to Death Afterlife” Podcast with Irene Weinberg

Listen to Part Two here of “Dance to Death Afterlife” Podcast with Irene Weinberg speaking about her book, They Serve Bagels in Heaven. In this episode, Irene will discuss about: The psychic Leslie Lynn My doubts about mediums The psychic Jon Holland The book “Answers About the Afterlife” by Bob Olsen How I misquote Jesus and

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Part One of “Dance to Death Afterlife” Podcast with Irene Weinberg

Listen to Part One here of “Dance to Death Afterlife” Podcast with Irene Weinberg speaking about her book, They Serve Bagels in Heaven. In this episode, Irene will discuss about: How to face your fear of dying The Afterlife Conference The differences between her experience and other life after death experiences The role regret plays in heaven The

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Metaphysical Center of New Jersey Fall Festival 2015

Last week I attended the Metaphysical Center of New Jersey’s Fall Festival 2015. This Mind, Body and Spirit expo is one of my favorites in the New Jersey area – the vibe and crowd is just incredible. The fall festival is a major fundraising event for the MCNJ (which is a non-profit and fully ran by

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Mom’s Night Out: Westchester

On October 2nd, Irene had the opportunity to present They Serve Bagels In Heaven to a wonderful group of women and moms in the Hudson Valley. Karen Proctor, founder of Apple Moms in the Hudson Valley, throws these events throughout the year where moms can get together, chat, meet other moms and local businesses, and even

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Embracing the Journey.

The book in my hands contains one of the very wise teachings of the Hindu spiritual leader and guru known as Amma. I picked this book up at a Mind Body Spirit Expo in Philadelphia, randomly opened to a page, and this is what I read: “As we get older, we lose our enthusiasm and

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4 Life Lessons of Self Love Everyone Needs to Learn

Relationship Advice from Video World on Vimeo. The term “Crone” brings two very different images to mind; one, a malicious old hag, and the other, a woman who is venerated for her experience, judgment and wisdom. Tyler Perry portrays the more positive image of a Crone brilliantly in the persona of his character known as

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Forgiveness, Love and Kindness is Around Us

“And then I saw the souls of the men who had massacred my wife and child. They looked fevered with agony over what they had done; and they had been waiting quite a long time to beg me for forgiveness, because once a soul has done such a horrible act, their fate is really in

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The 2015 Afterlife Awareness Conference

“It takes a huge diversity of cultures and traditions to even come close to a full expression of the totality of our Creator.” – Irene  From June 4 – 7, I had the pleasure of being an exhibitor at the Fifth Annual Afterlife Awareness Conference in Norfolk, Virginia. This conference is both founded and facilitated

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Practice What You Preach!

  Here’s a wonderful quote about self-love and self-forgiveness from They Serve Bagels in Heaven: “Self-love is acknowledging that we are all flawed and that committing mistakes at certain times in our lives is inevitable, yet with self-love we are able to forgive ourselves for those mistakes, learn from them, and choose to evolve with

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Irene Weinberg with Dr. Ange DiBenedetto

When I was in the depths of grieving, It was Dr. Ange DiBenedetto, Certified Life Transition Coach, who helped me to process what I was feeling and also helped me figure out what life without Saul could look like. She presented me with choices that would never have occurred to me…lots of “food for thought”

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Bruce Jenner’s Soul Purpose

In his interview with Diane Sawyer, Bruce Jenner – famous athlete, Olympian and reality TV star – identified being a transgender as his soul purpose with God. A lot of people may have taken this as a strange statement, but I totally identified with it. In my book, They Serve Bagels in Heaven: one couple’s

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Is Death Truly the End of Life?

“Saul has to go. Many lessons will be learned by his death.” I couldn’t believe those words but there they were, strongly and undeniably resonating in my head as I washed dishes in my kitchen sink while my husband sat in our family room watching a football game on TV. I actually looked around to

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Irene Weinberg with Eben Alexander

October 7, 2014 NYC, Open Center Irene Weinberg with Eben Alexander, renowned academic neurosurgeon, whose book PROOF OF HEAVEN: A SCIENTIST’S CASE FOR THE AFTERLIFE was on the New York Times Best Seller list for 39 weeks.

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