As the author of The Joy of Ritual, and The Joys of Family Rituals she is a leading expert in integrative wellness, global rituals and work-life harmony. She has had the privilege of lecturing around the world and learning from many different cultures. Barbara has a deep commitment to integrating practical spirituality into peopleâ€™s lives, both personally and professionally. As an interfaith Minister she believes that ritual is a spiritual technology that strengthens and empowers us to create happy, prosperous and healthy lives. She coaches women and men to create new possibilities and ways of looking at the world- gently stretching you out of your comfort zone into a more enriched focused life. She is on the faculty of the AMA, Creating WE Institute, One Spirit Learning Alliance and the New York Open Center. Barbara is a renowned national TV personality, she was the featured life coach on the hit series 30 Day airing on FX , and appeared regularly as the everyday ritual expert on The Hallmark Channelâ€™s New Morning. Barbara has also been featured in Today in NY, Body& Soul, Harperâ€™s Bazaar, New York Magazine and Parents Magazine. She is passionate about helping people understand their respective selves and live the life of their dreams!