Torah: The Ultimate Self Help Book

So many tools for growth gleaned from modern psychology are found in the Torah.

50 Days to Greatness

To celebrate my turning 50, I am running five marathons this year and defying doctors’ gloomy predictions.

The Hidden Jews of Montana?

Sarah McConnell and the indestructible power of the Jewish spark.

Don’t Tell Mommy (Marriage Part 2)

When a child confides in only one parent.

The ABC's for Living Inspired

How to live a more enjoyable, stimulating life.

How to Stop Feeling Jealous

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

How to Find Life-Balance

The key is juggling five significant areas that comprise your life.

Finding Patience

We were newly married, just moved to Israel and everything was going wrong.

In Dachau, Liberation Day

Sometimes life tugs your elbow to make sure you're paying attention. This was one of those days.

A Little Cancer

With her indomitable fighting spirit, Daffy Friedman battled cancer and changed her life.

Why Do We Gossip? (Part 4)

Putting people down to raise ourselves up.

A Jewish Mantra

How an ancient 12-word Jewish prayer changed my life.

Embracing Failure

Why failure is essential to building genuine self-confidence.

The Young Woman who Saved an Airplane

Everyone told her to sit down, but Mussie Weinfeld insisted something was wrong with the plane.

From Pain to Joy

Celebrating Yom Ha’Atzmaut in Israel.

Faith after Heartbreak

After his wife’s sudden death, Rabbi Hirshy Minkowicz is determined to live with meaning and joy.

The Kosher Song

A must-see rap song about keeping kosher.

Passover: Seeing The True You

Breaking free from your inner slave mentality.

The Purpose of Leaving Egypt

Three central lessons from the Passover story.

Run Rabbi Run

If a raging sea is blocking you, sometimes the best thing to do is to jump in.

Going to Freedom

Cleaning out our egos and bad habits in preparation for Passover.

The Art of Saying Hello

A simple way to change your life and the life of others. Seriously.

My Fight for Freedom in Iran

I could not accept the constraints imposed upon me as a Jew growing up in Iran.

What Is Gossip? (Part 2)

Any form of communication that reflects negatively on someone unless there is a positive, constructive purpose.

Eight Thoughts Successful People Think Every Day

Extraordinary accomplishments begin with extraordinary thoughts.

Leap into Fear

How to embrace challenge and conquer fear.

Coping with the Death of My Father

I was 16 when my life was shattered by my father’s death. These three lessons helped me get through the darkness.

Say Something & the Myth of Overnight Success

My friends won a Grammy and contrary to media reports, this was no overnight success story.

5 Strategies to Find Balance in Life

If you think going to the gym is a guilty pleasure, read this article.

Israeli Taxi Driver

He isn’t just a taxi driver. He is a real person.

Oliver Sacks on Facing Death

Will my last days be filled with gratitude or regret?

Queen Esther’s Courage

Getting the strength to live by your clarity.

Tongue Untied

How my son overcame his debilitating stutter and became an inspirational speaker.

Take Off Your Mask

This Purim, remove the four masks we wear and experience true joy.


One Jew’s creative way to help people quit smoking. Whoopi Goldberg is on board.

Five Motivational Quotes

And their underlying Jewish values.


A proud polio survivor, I was blissfully unaware of the stigma many attach to paralysis and deformity. Until I wanted to start dating.

Five Strategies for Increasing Happiness

It's the time of year to increase your level of joy. Here's how.

Start it Yourself

See a need in your city? You can be the one to start an organization and make a real difference.

Taking Control (of What You Can)

How to stop being a victim and attain happiness.

Michael Jackson and My Yarmulke

I told the King of Pop that he wasn’t the King of the universe.

Walking 21 Miles to Work

James Robertson’s amazing story that merges faith and determination.

Too Few Pew Jews

The data should serve as a wakeup call to all Jews.

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