In the Hebrew month of Elul, introspection is the name of the game. In this week's episode, Bari opens up about her experience with reevaluating her relationship with the Almighty and how she will spend this year's Elul and High Holiday season.
Penina Sebbag, known as Hair By Pen on Instagram, shares her story of love and loss-and why she hasn't shared about it on social media.
Bari Lyman, creator of the Meet to Marry method, joins Woman of Valor to discuss being the one to find the one.
Oftentimes, when the word "mental" is added in front of the word "illness", the view of the illness is changed-when it shouldn't be. Zahava List, founder of the organization Chazkeinu joins me in discussing mental illness and how her mental health journey led her to create her peer-led support network for women with mental illness.
Bari is back and keeping you company during this crazy time. In this episode, Bari discusses how she is managing during this pandemic and shares some of her recommendations on how to pull through.
Estie Rose is a genetics counselor and outreach coordinator for Jscreen. In this episode, Estie discusses the importance of genetic testing, explains why it is necessary, and dispels myths regarding testing and partner compatibility.
Shira Rosenbluth spends her days working with those battling eating disorders. Shira and Bari discuss what an eating disorder is and what disordered eating looks like. They also delve into what the source of our disordered eating is, and how to rid ourselves of these destructive thoughts and habits.
Lara Mizel is the creator "Ohr", a film that documents her journey of discovering who her mother was. Lara lost her mother when she was 15 months old. Years later, Lara resolved to find out all that she could about her mother. In turn, Lara found out about both her mother and herself. Visit ohrmovie.com to watch her film and use the promo code from the episode to rent it for free for a limited time.
Elisheva Liss is an author, lecturer, educator and licensed psychotherapist in private practice. Elisheva tackles important and sensitive issues in Jewish society. In this week's episode, Elisheva and Bari discuss why Judaism has become a religion of fear-mongering and sadness to so many. They discuss the unhealthy ways Judaism and Torah is taught in many institutions, as well as how to go about making change and bringing the joy back to Judaism.
Orah is the mother of Jakey, a two year old boy with an incredibly rare genetic mutation. in this weeks episode, Orah and I discuss her uphill battle to identify what Jakey's diagnosis was. Orah also discusses how being a mother of a son with special needs has impacted her and her family, as well as how she has grown and continues to grow through having Jakey in her life.