Edie Weinstein is a creative journalist, interviewer, author, and editor. She is also a dynamic and inspiring speaker, licensed social worker and interfaith minister, BLISS coach, event producer, certified Laughter Yoga Leader, and certified Cuddle Party facilitator.  Edie is the founder of Hug Mobsters Armed With Love, which offers FREE HUGS events worldwide on a planned and spontaneous basis. She speaks and writes on the subjects of wellness, relationships, trauma recovery, addiction, mental health, spirituality, sexuality, loss, and grief.