About the Author


Sarah Pachter

Sarah Pachter is a dynamic, motivational speaker who has lectured throughout the US and Israel. For the past thirteen years Sarah has passionately taught women of all ages and levels of Jewish observance, drawing in large crowds with her innovative and personal touch. In addition to lecturing for many organizations, schools, and synagogues, she is a Kallah teacher, dating coach, and mentor. Sarah runs growth groups in private homes and meets with individuals for one-on-one private sessions.

Sarah has been featured on the Radio, is a regular columnist, and a freelance writer for the Jewish Press, Aish.com and the Jewish Home as well as many other publications. She has authored Small Choices Big Changes published by Targum Press. She currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and four children.


5 Daily Mantras for Kids (and Adults, too!)

Five phrases to help you and your child put things in perspective when the days are feeling especially long.

Vision Loss

How slowly losing her vision caused one woman to start seeing.

Thank God It’s Us and Not Some Other Family

A woman’s usual response to her husband’s recurring cancer.

Creating the Silence

By cutting out distractions we can hear our inner voice that longs for connection.

Hilarity for Charity: An Interview with Seth and Lauren Rogen

The Hollywood couple is the driving force behind a movement dedicated to raising awareness, inspiring change and accelerating progress in Alzheimer’s care and research.

Close Call: Sometimes Milliseconds Matter

Even the seemingly inconvenient occurrences are part of a larger plan.

Surviving the Holocaust

Eva Kohan attributes her survival entirely to God.

When Do I Tell Him?

How to share sensitive information to your date.

My Miracle Surgery

The professor looked at me and said, “You, my dear, are a walking miracle. I can’t believe my eyes.”

Getting Used to Everything: How to Keep the High of Happiness

After leaving the NICU I was indescribably happy that my baby was alive. Then regular life kicked in.

Don’t Flaunt It

Shaq O’Neal and the real meaning of modesty.

Get Happy

How to reframe your life into a work of art.

How to Stop Feeling Jealous

This simple routine can train your mind to focus on the blessings in your life.

Embracing Failure

Why failure is essential to building genuine self-confidence.

Leap into Fear

How to embrace challenge and conquer fear.

Self-Confidence and Dating

Attaining the self-assurance you need to achieve true intimacy with another person.

Shedding the Mask

Making ourselves vulnerable with the relationships in our lives.

Reunion: A Holocaust Memoir

Suddenly I froze. Before me stood Ana, our Jewish Kapo, an image that I had tried with all my might to erase from my memory.

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