Barbara’s Biziou’s greatest passion is to inspire, empower, and support people going through all of life’s transitions with rituals and spiritual practices that make life richer, easier, and more meaningful. Barbara is a global wisdom keeper and an agent of change and transformation who integrates her extensive knowledge of practical spirituality, rituals, psychology, neuroscience, and business. She is the author of The Joy of Ritual & The Joy of Family Rituals, as well as a Huffington Post blogger, executive consultant, dynamic public speaker, and national TV personality. Barbara believes that rituals anchor us and give us a sense of belonging to something larger than ourselves. Through her diverse work, Barbara provides the simple, practical tools and techniques to help keep a centered, grounded approach to life that is filled with meaning – personally, professionally, and spiritually.
Barbara has stewarded transition and change for more than twenty-five years, for a mix of young professionals, seasoned entrepreneurs, new parents, baby-boomers in transition, and major corporations, including the International Red Cross, Coca-Cola, Equinox Gym, Morgan Stanley, Lippe Taylor, Women in Communication, Lord & Taylor, and Weight Watchers. Additionally, she is a faculty member at AMA, Creating WE Institute, One Spirit Learning Alliance, New York Open Center, and Kripalu Center.
Barbara has appeared on many network morning shows as a guest expert, including Fox, CBS and NBC. She was also featured in regular appearances on Hallmark’s New Morning, where she was the “everyday ritual expert.” Barbara was showcased as the life coach on Morgan Spurlock’s 30 Days on FX, has done space clearing rituals at NBC, and a prosperity ritual for the launch of Oxygen. Barbara has also appeared in numerous magazines, newspapers and digital publications, including The New York Times, NY Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, Body and Soul, Harper’s Bazaar, Oprah.com, and psychology.com.