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Ten Things I Wish I Knew at My Graduation

Ten Things I Wish I Knew at My Graduation

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How to Overcome Rejection & Failure
Just Breathe
How to Overcome Rejection & Failure

How to Overcome Rejection & Failure

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Steven Spielberg was rejected from film school three times.

How to Fight Through the Worst of Times
How to Fight Through the Worst of Times

How to Fight Through the Worst of Times

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The powerful and harrowing true story of one man who beat the astronomical odds to survive cancer and his indefatigable mother who lead the way.

6 Facts about Smiling

6 Facts about Smiling

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Modern science is discovering what Jewish wisdom already knew: smiling is crucial to our well-being.

Dear Old People, It’s Never Too Late to Grow

Dear Old People, It’s Never Too Late to Grow

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We can’t blame the process of aging for being grumpy, callous or self-centered. We can still change.

Timeless Jewish Wisdom for the Facebook Generation

Timeless Jewish Wisdom for the Facebook Generation

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Six practical ways to build inner peace.

Lag B'Omer and the Fiery Power of Purpose
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.

Judaism’s Golden Rule

Judaism’s Golden Rule

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Whatever is hateful to you, do not do to your fellow man.

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.

Four Ways to Be Happier Without Changing Anything (but Your Mind)

Four Ways to Be Happier Without Changing Anything (but Your Mind)

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Cynics beware! Following the advice in this article will make you happier.

Pat Quinn and Regaining the Power of Your Voice

Pat Quinn and Regaining the Power of Your Voice

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Are we using our words as forces of healing or hurting?

Hockey Heroics and the Omer

Hockey Heroics and the Omer

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Preparing for the big moment is the key to victory.

7 Ways to Become Your Best Self

7 Ways to Become Your Best Self

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Don’t settle for the counterfeit versions like power, success, fame, status, and wealth. Here’s how to insure that you’re on the right path.

Why Rabbi Akiva is My Hero

Why Rabbi Akiva is My Hero

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10 life lessons from an accessible giant.

No Time to Think: 3 Ways to Defeat Pharaoh Today

No Time to Think: 3 Ways to Defeat Pharaoh Today

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We are enslaved by epidemic levels of distraction. Here’s how to break free.

When Do We Eat?: Eating to Live On Passover Night

When Do We Eat?: Eating to Live On Passover Night

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Delayed gratification transforms the physical into an act of spiritual sustenance.

Who Is the Wicked Son?

Who Is the Wicked Son?

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The fundamental lesson of Passover is that God’s love for us is unconditional.

Attaining True Empowerment on Passover

Attaining True Empowerment on Passover

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Empowerment doesn’t come through conquering and enslaving others.

Cleaning Our Hearts for Passover

Cleaning Our Hearts for Passover

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Let’s focus on two qualities that make the biggest messes: anger and jealousy. How do I clean my heart of those?

More Than We Want to Breathe

More Than We Want to Breathe

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Embracing the spiritual opportunity of the Jewish month of Nissan and Passover.

Charlie Harary on the Passover Seder
Charlie Harary on the Passover Seder

Charlie Harary on the Passover Seder

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A 40-min class delving into the contemporary meaning of Passover.

Empowered by Our Power Outage

Empowered by Our Power Outage

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Living five days with no power.

Stop Multitasking and Go All-In

Stop Multitasking and Go All-In

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Mastering the art of the crossover in basketball and in life.

Roger Bannister and Breaking the Four Minute Mile
Rabbi Benjamin Blech

Roger Bannister and Breaking the Four Minute Mile

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What achievement do you wish you could accomplish but consider physically impossible?

How to Handle Toxic People

How to Handle Toxic People

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Three pieces of advice from ancient Jewish wisdom.

Fix Yourself
Fix Yourself

Fix Yourself

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Want to make the world a better place? Start by bettering yourself, the only person you can actually change.

Drop Your Mask: Why We Dress Up on Purim
Drop Your Mask: Why We Dress Up on Purim

Drop Your Mask: Why We Dress Up on Purim

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By making fun of the facades we hide behind, we get in touch with our inner self.

The Trap of Wanting It All

The Trap of Wanting It All

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Status-seeking underlies Haman's intense hatred of the Jews.

What Do We Need to be Happy?
Just Breathe
What Do We Need to be Happy?

What Do We Need to be Happy?

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Our natural state is happiness.

Three Secrets of Olympic Champions
Rabbi Benjamin Blech

Three Secrets of Olympic Champions

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The keys to Olympic success are the tools we need to fulfill our potential.

Seven Ways to Build Confidence
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Infographic: Seven Ways to Build Confidence

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Never give up hope in yourself and in what you can achieve.

Carrot, Egg, or Coffee: Growing From Adversity

Carrot, Egg, or Coffee: Growing From Adversity

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When adversity knocks on your door, how do you respond?

Apple to Apples: From Adam & Eve to Steve Jobs
Apple to Apples: From Adam & Eve to Steve Jobs

Apple to Apples: From Adam & Eve to Steve Jobs

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A short, inspiring Tu B’Shvat video.

Gems of Wisdom of the Kotzker Rebbe

Gems of Wisdom of the Kotzker Rebbe

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Nine wise, pithy quotes attributed to the great rabbi.

5 Life-Changing Lessons From the Super Bowl
Rabbi Benjamin Blech

5 Life-Changing Lessons From the Super Bowl

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Because sports are human life in microcosm.

Instructions For Living
Instructions For Living

Instructions For Living

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A short film featuring Rabbi Noah Weinberg's inspirational wisdom.

19 Great Jewish Sayings

19 Great Jewish Sayings

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From the Talmud to David Ben Gurion, a collection of meaningful Jewish quotes.

Taking Control (of What You Can)

Taking Control (of What You Can)

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How to stop being a victim and attain happiness.

PODCAST: Recalculating
PODCAST

PODCAST: Recalculating

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Rabbi Menachem Nissel explains how we can find our way out of life’s bumpiest roads.

7 Things Happy People Don't Do
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Infographic: 7 Things Happy People Don't Do

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How happy are you?

Ego Is Our Enemy
Ego Is Our Enemy

Ego Is Our Enemy

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Learning to bring forth your music as part of the symphony.

Living with Courage

Living with Courage

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Alan Lock was going blind. Here’s how he fought to get through the darkness.

Five Ideas for Life

Five Ideas for Life

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Some ideas worth thinking about as we begin our journey into a new calendar year.

Why Resolutions Fail

Why Resolutions Fail

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Real change requires strategic use of self-discipline.

7 Ways to Live Better This Year

7 Ways to Live Better This Year

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Forging a path filled with love, connection, kindness and gratitude.

PODCAST: Improving Self-Esteem in Ourselves and Our Children
PODCAST

PODCAST: Improving Self-Esteem in Ourselves and Our Children

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Rabbi Aryeh Leib Nivin on how to overcoming low self-esteem at any age.

Three Lessons for Success from Marathon Training

Three Lessons for Success from Marathon Training

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How imagination, habits and getting outside your comfort zone are crucial to growth.

8 Signs You’re Creating a Meaningful Life
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Infographic: 8 Signs You’re Creating a Meaningful Life

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Taste the joy of living with purpose.

Living Life to the Fullest
PODCAST

Living Life to the Fullest

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Rabbi Leff on how our forefather Jacob tackled life’s challenges.

The Redneck

The Redneck

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I learned a valuable lesson that fretful Friday: it’s best to not judge other people.