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In Search of the Real You

Aug 31, 2012 at 07:57:44 AM

We are now in the Jewish month of Elul, which leads into Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. This is the year's biggest opportunity to get our act together, to look deep inside and make those changes that we all know are painful but necessary. (Do I sound like a presidential candidate?)

It all starts with some brutal self-analysis, and a plan of action. The first step in making a plan is to determine your goals:

• What do I want my life to look like five years from now?
• How will I implement these goals?
• Do I have a series of achievable, short-term goals?
• What system will I use to monitor my progress?

This is not about solving the Iranian threat or finding the cure for cancer. It's all about getting down to the real you.

It's two weeks till Rosh Hashanah. You deserve a better you. And now's the time to get started.

To get started, check out some of these great tools on

Spiritual Accounting System
20 Questions for the New Year
Making a Plan for Your Life

August 31, 2012

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Visitor Comments: 1

(1) Jong, September 2, 2012 12:38 PM


Thanks Rabbi for these valuable sources!

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