Battling Illness

I am fighting a war on three fronts: physical health, emotional stability, and spiritual well-being. Here are my strategies.

Landlord: A Yom Kippur Video

Are you letting resentments live in your head, rent-free?

Just Don’t Do It

My mother doesn’t do jet-lag. And this Rosh Hashanah I realized I don’t have to do a lot of negative habits.

Are You Ready for Rosh Hashanah?

A dialogue with your higher self.

Your Seven Superpowers

Superheroes don't merely exist in movies and comic books.

3 Keys to Spiritual Growth

Don’t get discouraged this Rosh Hashanah.

Neil Armstrong’s High Holiday Lesson

Ten words that changed the world.

Climbing Mount Washington

In a matter of minutes, I went from feeling hero to fool.

Look in the Mirror

Strengthening our spiritual muscles as preparation for Rosh Hashanah.

The Chanukah Question

Is it a Jewish value to yield or to resist?

The Power to Change

Defying spiritual gravity – the force of habit, mental inertia, toxic negative thinking.

Smashing the Barrier

Lessons from Usain Bolt and other running legends.

When Every Millisecond Counts

Take advantage of every moment and be a champion at whatever you aspire to do.

After the Cancer Diagnosis

Ever since my husband was diagnosed with cancer, losing weight seems shockingly frivolous.

Finding the God Spot

Rebuilding the temple in Jerusalem – and within ourselves.

Words like Magic

With Tisha B’Av approaching, we can strive to make things right by using our words to build, not destroy.

Is God My Friend?

Belief was the easy part. Friendship took more work.

Micol’s Gift

God is Everywhere: My guide to appreciating God’s gift of life.

Small Choices, Big Outcomes

Greatness is built upon our seemingly insignificant daily choices.

My Difficult Neighbor

How I stopped the harassment and changed my life.

How to Die

The doctor wasn’t smiling. “There’s no way I can sugarcoat it. You have a rare, fatal disease and there is no known cure.”

My Life as a Country Western Song

I lost my parents, my house and job, and my wife left me after 25 years. Why was God doing this to me?

Never Give Up

If you never try , you’ll never know.

Lag B’Omer & Gratitude

Tony Robbin’s secret to happiness and achieving success.

Second Chance

Allowing ourselves one more spin of the dice.

Professor Happiness

Q&A with the popular Harvard professor and best-selling author.

The Crayons in My Box

Surprising tools for Jewish growth that most of us learned as children.

My Life: A Meditation

It’s mine. Not yours, not hers, not his. It’s mine.

Envisioning Freedom

Why was the first Seder celebrated when we were still slaves in Egypt?

Life's Golden Nugget

Passover & the phenomenal power of choosing to be grateful.

Spiritual Freedom

Self mastery is the key to true freedom.

Little Big Things

Sometimes when you least expect it, you hit jackpot.

My Anxiety Disorder

Five daily activities to help manage severe stress and attain peace of mind.

A Marine's Final Gift

A Bronze Star hero demonstrates genuine strength in an unexpected way.

Growing Up Poor

When Bar Mitzvahs are getting as extravagant as weddings, it's time for some serious reassessment.


Being accosted by a missionary of happiness only served to deepen my gloom.

My Inheritance

I didn’t see my recently deceased father in a dream. I got a Word file instead.

Hear O Israel

Understanding the wisdom of Judaism's most important prayer. An Film

Live in the Light

An inspiring true story.

5 Ways to Build Unity

Helping others is a pillar of Judaism.

We've Gotta Live Together

Building unity through kindness.

Why Can't We Be Friends?

Bottom line, we are one family.

Beneath the Layers of Filth

A Nazi sympathizer renewed my waning belief in mankind's ability to overcome its senseless hatred.

Top Five Regrets of the Dying

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

I Wanna Be a Maccabee

Who are the heroes of Chanukah?

It's My Fault

Three words that changed everything.

Lessons My Dog Taught Me

Buddy showed me the meaning of love.

Why Not?

Two words changed everything.

Thanksgiving Blessings

After losing my son, I began to understand what it means to be grateful.

100 Blessings

Why should I be grateful?

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