Rev. Edie Weinstein is nationally recognized as the leader of the Hug Mob movement.

“Together we can create a touch positive society where touch is abundant, safe, nurturing and consensual.” — Watch Overcoming the Taboo of Touch, TEDx talk by Edie Weinstein.

Overcoming the Taboo of Touch | Rev. Edie Weinstein | TEDxFaurotPark

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Edie Weinstein decided to make the world a more welcoming, embracing place, since she saw that often, people felt alone and disconnected from those around them.

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Edie Weinstein is a Columnist, Book Author, Writer and Blogger

Known worldwide for her empathy, compassion and enthusiasm for life, Edie’s books and writings bring comfort, laughter and insight into every day life for everyone.

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Do you want a life that sings and soars? What lights you up from the inside?

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Professional Speaker For Events and Workshops

Are there changes you are facing that feel challenging through which you would like to move with greater ease and grace? Have you experienced a loss that you want to heal through?

Rev. Edie Weinstein, MSW, LSW Spiritual Services

Rev. Edie Weinstein MSW is a graduate of the New Seminary in New York City, Reiki Master and an ordained Interfaith Minister assigned to the staff of The Interfaith Temple.

Edie is a skilled motivational speaker who is comfortable with public speaking with any size audience. She is down to earth, funny, a natural born storyteller and leaves everyone with actionable techniques and inspirational ideas to take home.