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Strategies for Making Real Changes in Your Life

Strategies for Making Real Changes in Your Life

Design your personalized Spiritual Fitbit.

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At War before Rosh Hashanah

At War before Rosh Hashanah

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No one but you can make you great.

My Slingshot Ride

My Slingshot Ride

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Catapulting 240 feet into the air made me rethink what is truly possible.

The Most Important Letter You’ll Write

The Most Important Letter You’ll Write

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A powerful exercise everyone should do to prepare for the High Holidays.

My Broken Laptop
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My Broken Laptop

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To fix or not to fix? A too-good-to-be-true story for Elul.

Small Act, Big Impact

Small Act, Big Impact

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Appreciating the spiritual power of performing a single mitzvah.

How to Confront Your Mistakes and Try Again

How to Confront Your Mistakes and Try Again

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Don’t allow yesterday's mistakes to limit tomorrow's possibilities.

The Better You Planner

The Better You Planner

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A free pdf download that will help you take small steps toward your big goals.

Can I Really Change?

Can I Really Change?

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How to tap into the transformative power of the Jewish month of Elul.

Elul: The 4 D's of Lasting Change

Elul: The 4 D's of Lasting Change

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How to keep your resolutions and truly grow.

Change

Change

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Three keys to catapulting from paralysis to action.

Stuck at the Airport and Loving It

Stuck at the Airport and Loving It

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A very effective tool on how to handle stress.

How Judaism Took Me Out Of My Depression

How Judaism Took Me Out Of My Depression

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Converting to Judaism had an unexpected side effect: my depression became much less prominent in my life.

God Winking

God Winking

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Showing up to the imperfect unpredictable mess of life.

When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air

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Tisha B’Av and the yearning for connection.

#6: Patience, or How to Overcome Road Rage

#6: Patience, or How to Overcome Road Rage

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Harvey S. Hecker Character Development Series: It can be a rude awakening to discover that you are not the Master of the Universe.

Looking for God Amidst the Pain

Looking for God Amidst the Pain

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The human soul can be a window to feeling the depth of God’s love.

8 Ways to Make Your Life Miserable

8 Ways to Make Your Life Miserable

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And keep the insidious feelings of joy and gratitude at bay.

Letting Go

Letting Go

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Could you forgive the man responsible for the death of your family?

Special

Special

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Harvey S. Hecker Character Development Series: Living in the Age of Narcissism.

Stop Drifting

Stop Drifting

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Create the plan to get the life you want.

It’s Not About the Wheelchair

It’s Not About the Wheelchair

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Aaron Fotheringham’s confinement to a wheelchair isn’t stopping him from attaining his dreams.

When My Best Friend Dumped Me

When My Best Friend Dumped Me

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One day she valued our friendship and the next day she didn't. These four tools empowered me despite the pain.

Four-Letter Words

Four-Letter Words

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Is there anything wrong with swearing?

The 10 Ingredients to Living a Happy Life

The 10 Ingredients to Living a Happy Life

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Are any of them missing in your life?

Seeing the Good in Others

Seeing the Good in Others

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How to see past the negativity that divides us.

#4: Integrity: Will the Real You Please Stand Up

#4: Integrity: Will the Real You Please Stand Up

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Harvey S. Hecker Character Development Series: Life's greatest challenge is the battle for self-respect.

Moses and the Secret of Greatness

Moses and the Secret of Greatness

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Moses, not Muhammad Ali, was “the greatest” because he never acted as if he was superior to anyone else.

How to Show You Care

How to Show You Care

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Reclaiming the forgotten power of writing a letter.

Muhammad Ali: Give Up Or Get Up

Muhammad Ali: Give Up Or Get Up

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What it really takes to be a champ.

The View from the Mountain

The View from the Mountain

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My rendezvous with God at the top of Runyon Canyon before sunrise.

The Naysayer

The Naysayer

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Harvey S. Hecker Character Development Series: Why do we give voice to the negative instead of focusing on the positive?

I Am Not Orthodox

I Am Not Orthodox

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A video about Jewish unity created by a group of 7th graders.

Getting Rid of Toxic Phrases in the Home

Getting Rid of Toxic Phrases in the Home

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15 negative phrases to avoid and their hopeful alternatives.

Ten Things I Learned from My Doctors

Ten Things I Learned from My Doctors

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Since the physical world is a reflection of the spiritual.

Steph Curry’s Shavuot Message

Steph Curry’s Shavuot Message

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Forget the moment of glory. Real success is built on daily consistent choices.

7 Keys to Master Your Life's Mission: #7: Kingship

7 Keys to Master Your Life's Mission: #7: Kingship

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Taking ownership and responsibility for your world.

#3: Gratitude

#3: Gratitude

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Harvey S. Hecker Character Development Series: It’s not happy people who are thankful; it’s thankful people who are happy.

7 Keys to Mastering Your Mission #6: Yesod, Building a Foundation

7 Keys to Mastering Your Mission #6: Yesod, Building a Foundation

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Living a life of commitment and integrity.

Lag B'Omer and the Fiery Power of Purpose

Lag B'Omer and the Fiery Power of Purpose

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Every Jew is irreplaceable.

The Most Important Message Graduates Need to Hear

The Most Important Message Graduates Need to Hear

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It’s not the most talented who succeed. It’s those who never stop trying.

7 Keys to Mastering Your Life’s Mission #5: Hod

7 Keys to Mastering Your Life’s Mission #5: Hod

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The power of listening, giving thanks and apologizing.

What I Know

What I Know

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What I’ve learned about life so far, mostly the hard way.

Pesach Sheni: The Holiday of Second Chances

Pesach Sheni: The Holiday of Second Chances

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It’s never too late to come home.

7 Keys to Master Your Life’s Mission #4: Netzach

7 Keys to Master Your Life’s Mission #4: Netzach

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The power of living with purpose.

Top Five Regrets of the Dying

Top Five Regrets of the Dying

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It's not too late to avoid these common regrets in life.

7 Keys to Master Your Life's Mission: #3: Tifferet

7 Keys to Master Your Life's Mission: #3: Tifferet

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Finding harmony and balance in all areas of life.

7 Keys to Mastering Your Life's Mission, #2: Gevura

7 Keys to Mastering Your Life's Mission, #2: Gevura

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Battling with your weaknesses.

When Things are Going Well

When Things are Going Well

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How to appreciate the daily gifts you have in your life.

7 Keys to Mastering Your Life’s Mission: #1: Kindness

7 Keys to Mastering Your Life’s Mission: #1: Kindness

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Using your unique gifts to transform the world around you.