Eight Habits of Emotionally Healthy People

They don’t beat themselves up after reading this article.

Podcast: Praying in My Own Words vs. the Prayer Book

Rabbi Menachem Nissel explains the benefits of informal and formal prayer

Hanukkah and the Soul

Indispensable to the Jewish worldview is the idea that humans are unique, that we possess a spiritual component and that our actions are freely chosen.

4 Misconceptions People Have about Judaism

Clearing the air on some of these misconceptions will help you discover what Judaism is really about.

Hanukkah and Jewish Grit

Spiritual victories are built on consistent, daily efforts that bear witness to our commitment and faith.

Chanukah: It's Greek to Me

What is the essential philosophical difference between the Greeks and the Jews?

The Mike Stern Rules

A heart on legs, that's Mike Stern. Now he needs our help.

Building Resilience: 5 Ways to a Better Life

Life is difficult and unpredictable. A UCLA Medical School psychiatrist offers 5 tips for coping with life’s unwelcome surprises.

5 Key Principles for Success

How to overcome hurdles and achieve your goals.

Judaism in the Eyes of a Non-Jew

A non-Jew accidentally discovers the meaning and wisdom of Torah.

The Meaning of Thank You

Why is it so hard for us to give genuine thanks?

Are You for Real? Greatness versus Grandiosity

True greatness comes from self-acceptance, self-love, and confidence. Grandiosity comes from insecurity and emptiness.

Our Miraculous Escape from the 2017 California Firestorm

The Rosenthal family just barely made it out alive. An Aish.com exclusive.

From Carpool Karaoke to Jerusalem

For Ari and Nes Blau, Hollywood fluff proves no match for Jewish destiny.

Vision Loss

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

Writing a Letter to God

A simple exercise that can transform your life.

Forgiveness after the Pittsburgh Massacre

God does not forgive those who do not acknowledge that they did wrong and renounce the sinful behavior.

Dancing at the Concentration Camp

Celebrating being Jewish even in times of darkness.

Red and White Umbrellas

My brother Morris was a family secret.

A Gift from the Coast of Nowhere

A boy who has basically nothing has something most of us lack.

The Guru and the Hasid

The stranger-than-fiction true story of Swami Vijayananda.

Why We Didn’t Win the Lottery

And the remarkable true story about the stolen winning lottery ticket.

Fear and Love of Being Jewish

After my shul was firebombed, I decided it wasn’t safe to be Jewish and distanced myself from Judaism. Then I met Dena.

Marilyn Monroe's Siddur

Reading from a Hebrew prayer book and writing comments in its margins isn't the typical image one has of the actress.

The Blind Judge: Richard Bernstein

This State Supreme Court judge, marathon runner and tireless advocate for people with disabilities is beyond inspiring.

The Unstoppable Maverick

Yehudit Abrams thirst for knowledge is propelling her to change the world.

How to Become Masters of Our Own Fate

The challenge of life is transforming ourselves from object to subject.

Real Beauty

Three lessons from our matriarch Rachel.

Painting God

My quest for answers does not preclude a simple, emotional acceptance of God’s presence in the world.

The Dangers of Being a People Pleaser

The difference between healthy and unhealthy giving.

The Truth about Lemons

My father is sick and I'm completely powerless. Now what?

6 Ways to Think Positive

Life is full of disappointments and frustrations. Now what?

Yom Kippur in the ER

God puts us exactly where we need to be.

The After-Holidays Blues

It’s during the quiet times of life that we show God what we are truly made of.

Creating Mental Strength: The Power to Endure Despite Life's Challenges

Getting rid of mental junk food and learning how to harness the spiritual fortitude that lies within your soul.

How to Live in a State of Happiness: The Secret of Sukkot

Leaving behind the extraneous and focusing on the core essentials that truly make us happy.

Kabbalistic Secrets of Sukkot

Exploring the inner depth of the Talmudic tale about a King and his cup of wine.

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