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Stuck in Harvard, Dreaming of Yale

Stuck in Harvard, Dreaming of Yale

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Haman, jealousy and the curse of never having enough.

For This Moment

For This Moment

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Like Queen Esther, we can channel our pain towards greatness.

Seven Habits for Happiness

Seven Habits for Happiness

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Simple, practical tips to increase your happiness today.

The Road to Resilience

The Road to Resilience

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After the murder of our son Koby I have been shattered -- and I have been rebuilt.

The Secret to Self-Worth

The Secret to Self-Worth

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Don’t confuse self-worth with net worth.

Cut to the Chase: Accepting People’s Insanity

Cut to the Chase: Accepting People’s Insanity

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Lessons from the man who thought he was a zombie.

Play Your Unique Music

Play Your Unique Music

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What difference do we really make in the big scheme of things?

Anger Management

Anger Management

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No matter how angry you get, restrict your anger to the incident that provoked it.

Five Habits of Happy People

Five Habits of Happy People

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We can train our minds to be positive just like we can train our bodies to be in shape. Here’s how.

The Dented Maserati

The Dented Maserati

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An inspiring video on the importance of slowing down and being in the moment.

The 30-Day Jewish Challenge

The 30-Day Jewish Challenge

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Are you up for the challenge?

Cut to the Chase: The 70% Solution

Cut to the Chase: The 70% Solution

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If you wait for perfection, you’ll never move forward.

The Psychology of Blame

The Psychology of Blame

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Why we blame others, how it sabotages our relationships, and why we need to move beyond this toxic behavior.

#1: Love Your Neighbor as Yourself

#1: Love Your Neighbor as Yourself

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Harvey S. Hecker Character Development Series: Caring for others is the fuel for a vibrant life.

Getting Used to Everything: How to Keep the High of Happiness

Getting Used to Everything: How to Keep the High of Happiness

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After leaving the NICU I was indescribably happy that my baby was alive. Then regular life kicked in.

The Happy Month of Adar

The Happy Month of Adar

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Happiness doesn't come to you, it comes from you.

How I Knew I Wasn't a Loser

How I Knew I Wasn't a Loser

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We are infinitely more than we think.

How Strong a Person are You?

How Strong a Person are You?

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Gauge yourself with this test.

The Super Bowl: Game Time
Just Breathe

The Super Bowl: Game Time

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It’s not enough to just show up. Inspiration takes work.

Grow like the Trees
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Infographic: Grow like the Trees

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6 lessons in honor of Tu B’Shvat, the birthday of the trees.

Lessons from Running
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Infographic: Lessons from Running

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Because every mile is a gift.

Little Giant Man

Little Giant Man

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How a few sincere, kind words can leave an indelible impression on someone else.

Facing Life’s Big Questions

Facing Life’s Big Questions

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My daughters are asking questions that Google can’t answer.

Finding Your Unique Purpose

Finding Your Unique Purpose

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A 5-step exercise to discover your unique contribution to the world.

5 Ways to Make Peace with Your Family

5 Ways to Make Peace with Your Family

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How to get through those painful family gatherings.

Are You Living Your Life or Someone Else’s?

Are You Living Your Life or Someone Else’s?

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8 questions to ask to take ownership of your life.

Seven Ways to Turn Goals into Action

Seven Ways to Turn Goals into Action

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Most people abandon their resolutions. Here’s how to ensure you keep them.

5 Expectations to Give Up to be Happy
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Infographic: 5 Expectations to Give Up to be Happy

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Life circumstances don’t make us happy. It’s how we view what happens to us that makes us happy.

The Art of Character Perfection

The Art of Character Perfection

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Harvey S. Hecker Character Development Series: Improving ourselves is a tangible way to improve the world.

Empathy Versus Sympathy

Empathy Versus Sympathy

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In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us how to best ease someone's pain and suffering.

Inspiring Hanukkah Video: Persevering When All Seems Lost
Just Breathe

Inspiring Hanukkah Video: Persevering When All Seems Lost

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Crossing the finish line despite all odds.

8 Ways to Turn Darkness into Light

8 Ways to Turn Darkness into Light

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This Hanukkah choose to create your own miracles.

Jewish Revenge & Hanukkah

Jewish Revenge & Hanukkah

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A spiritual response to difficult times.

5 Lessons from 95-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor

5 Lessons from 95-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor

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This Thanksgiving, learn from my wife’s grandmother who survived the nightmare of Auschwitz.

8 Ways to be More Thankful

8 Ways to be More Thankful

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This Thanksgiving take the gratitude challenge.

100 Blessings

100 Blessings

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Why should I be grateful?

Breaking the Holocaust Chains

Breaking the Holocaust Chains

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Growing up in the dark shadows of the Holocaust.

6 Inspiring Quotes on Transcending Limitations and Reaching Greatness

6 Inspiring Quotes on Transcending Limitations and Reaching Greatness

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How to live relentlessly.

Happiness Hall of Fame

Happiness Hall of Fame

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Aish.com author awarded for radiating the power of joy.

No More Monday Blues

No More Monday Blues

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Transform your weekdays with the gifts of Shabbat.

Six Ways to Conquer the Fear of Beginnings
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Infographic: Six Ways to Conquer the Fear of Beginnings

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On your mark, get set, go! Yes, go!

Being Grateful Isn’t Just for Deadheads

Being Grateful Isn’t Just for Deadheads

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How to bring happiness into your life.

Hear O Israel

Hear O Israel

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

Let Go of the Wall

Let Go of the Wall

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Three empowering lessons from learning how to walk.

Lessons from Henny Machlis

Lessons from Henny Machlis

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She embodied so many life-changing lessons that it would take a lifetime of aspiring to reach.

How to Conquer Anger

How to Conquer Anger

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Effective tips on how to uproot this destructive force from your life.

Skeleton Key

Skeleton Key

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Gratitude opens every door.

8 Ways to Bring Inspiration into Each Day

8 Ways to Bring Inspiration into Each Day

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The holidays are over. Here’s how to hold onto the light.

#TheAskCharlie Show: Finding Your Purpose

#TheAskCharlie Show: Finding Your Purpose

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Do you want to find your purpose in life? Chances are you’ve been looking for it in all the wrong places.

Build Yourself Up, Don’t Beat Yourself Down

Build Yourself Up, Don’t Beat Yourself Down

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5 ideas to keep in mind to turn Yom Kippur into a day of empowerment.