The Green Speech Campaign: Creating Real Jewish Unity

Join the campaign and help increase respect, peace and unity during The Three Weeks.

10 Habits of Green Speech

Change your words, change your life.

How to Become a Better Learner

Jim Kwik’s transformative ideas to increase your brain power.

Middot Series #11 – Preserving the Peace

Harvey S. Hecker Character Development Series: Meeting others more than halfway.

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

The necessary habits for attaining success.

An Inconvenient Mitzvah

Being a kind and caring person isn’t only for the times I feel like it.

5 Steps to a Happier Life

Change your attitude, change your life.

Learning to Receive

Sometimes it takes more courage to receive than to give.

6 Keys to Outsmart Stress

Simple steps to reclaim your life.

How Many Chances Would You Give?

Your friend borrowed and smashed your car. Would you lend it to him again?

Splitting Your Sea

Life is not about the calm. It’s about the waves.

Don’t Be a Slave to Your Ego

The surprising answer to how the entire Jewish People became enslaved by Pharaoh.

Tapping into the Magic of Passover

How to make miracles in your life.

Matzah: Symbol of Oppression or Liberty?

Primo Levi’s account of his experiences in Auschwitz gave me the answer.

Don't Compare Yourself to Others

Why comparing yourself to other people will put you on the fast track to an unhappy life.

The One Thing We Need to Be Happier

And the three myths that prevent us from attaining it.

Middot Series #10 – Compassion

Harvey S. Hecker Character Development Series: How to become more of a caring person.

Shabbat and Vogue Magazine

It seems like everyone is tapping into the transformative power of Shabbat.

My Epic Run in the Blizzard of 2017

Because every moment is a chance to grow.

The Five Second Rule for Spiritual Transformation

It only takes five seconds to change your life.

Queen Esther: Five Lessons in Personal Transformation

Queen Esther shows us how to overcome our obstacles and move forward, despite our fears.

Message from ISIS’s Jewish Prisoner

Steven Sotloff last message: your second life begins when you realize you only have one.

One Choice Can Alter Your Destiny

It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.

Eliminating Jealousy

A 3-step process to uncover the source of jealousy and uproot it.

Turn the World On with Your Smile

Mary Tyler Moore chose her upbeat attitude despite her personal struggles in life.

Giving Everything We’ve Got: An Inspiring Story

A little girl, a storeowner and a bag of coins remind us that it’s the effort that truly counts.

Exercising My Spiritual and Physical Muscles

Going to the gym has become something I can’t go without. Surprisingly, so has deepening my spiritual connection.

Why Do We Cry?

If you don’t express sadness, you can’t fully experience joy.

The Power of Gazing at the Stars

In a miff? Sometimes all you have to do is look up.

Middot Series #9 - Envy: The Path to Self-Defeat

Harvey S. Hecker Character Development Series: Avoiding the damaging spiral of jealousy and frustration.

Inner Calm: Overcoming Worry and Anxiety

A three-stage process of personal transformation based on Judaism and psychotherapy.

Get Happy

How to reframe your life into a work of art.

Jewish Grit and Hanukkah

The incredible power of adding one consistent light at a time.

Putting God into the Equation

The Hanukkah menorah reminds us that small miracles still happen.

Holy Jewish Chutzpah

When it comes to spirituality, never take no for an answer.

Seeing Beyond Our Fears

When Isaac Lidsky went blind, he faced down his fears and created a new vision for his life.

Middot Series #8 - Guard Your Eyes

Harvey S. Hecker Character Development Series: Judaism’s life hack for avoiding harmful images.

My Torah Mentor, Jiro the Japanese Sushi Master

I just read the Torah in shul for the first time, thanks to an old Japanese sushi master named Jiro Ono.

Fall Seven Times, Get Up Eight

What really separates winners from losers.

Just Do It

Why I observe Judaism even when I don’t feel like it.

Letting Go of Resentment in 5 Hard Steps

Since carrying it around is even harder.

10 Quotes on Cultivating Gratitude

Just for today I am going to recognize the light instead of the dark, the love instead of the hate.

My Broken Ankle

Despite everything I’ve gone through, this is a big deal to me. I’m a wimp and I’m terrified.

The Race to Catch My Flight

Running as fast as I could as the final call blared, I realized I had lost my handbag.

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