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Are You Ready for Rosh Hashanah?

Are You Ready for Rosh Hashanah?

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A dialogue with your higher self.

Your Seven Superpowers

Your Seven Superpowers

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

3 Keys to Spiritual Growth

3 Keys to Spiritual Growth

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Don’t get discouraged this Rosh Hashanah.

Neil Armstrong’s High Holiday Lesson

Neil Armstrong’s High Holiday Lesson

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Ten words that changed the world.

Climbing Mount Washington

Climbing Mount Washington

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

Look in the Mirror

Look in the Mirror

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Strengthening our spiritual muscles as preparation for Rosh Hashanah.

The Chanukah Question

The Chanukah Question

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Is it a Jewish value to yield or to resist?

The Power to Change

The Power to Change

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

Smashing the Barrier

Smashing the Barrier

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Lessons from Usain Bolt and other running legends.

When Every Millisecond Counts

When Every Millisecond Counts

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

After the Cancer Diagnosis

After the Cancer Diagnosis

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

Finding the God Spot

Finding the God Spot

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Rebuilding the temple in Jerusalem – and within ourselves.

Words like Magic

Words like Magic

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

Is God My Friend?

Is God My Friend?

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Belief was the easy part. Friendship took more work.

Micol’s Gift

Micol’s Gift

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

Small Choices, Big Outcomes

Small Choices, Big Outcomes

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Greatness is built upon our seemingly insignificant daily choices.

My Difficult Neighbor

My Difficult Neighbor

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How I stopped the harassment and changed my life.

How to Die

How to Die

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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

My Life as a Country Western Song

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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

Never Give Up

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If you never try , you’ll never know.

Lag B’Omer & Gratitude

Lag B’Omer & Gratitude

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Tony Robbin’s secret to happiness and achieving success.

Second Chance

Second Chance

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Allowing ourselves one more spin of the dice.

Professor Happiness

Professor Happiness

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

The Crayons in My Box

The Crayons in My Box

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

My Life: A Meditation

My Life: A Meditation

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

Envisioning Freedom

Envisioning Freedom

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

Life's Golden Nugget

Life's Golden Nugget

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Passover & the phenomenal power of choosing to be grateful.

Spiritual Freedom

Spiritual Freedom

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Self mastery is the key to true freedom.

Little Big Things

Little Big Things

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Sometimes when you least expect it, you hit jackpot.

My Anxiety Disorder

My Anxiety Disorder

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

A Marine's Final Gift

A Marine's Final Gift

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

Growing Up Poor

Growing Up Poor

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

Stepping Up

Stepping Up

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Purim and your unique role in life.

Smile

Smile

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

My Inheritance

My Inheritance

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

Hear O Israel

Hear O Israel

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

Live in the Light

Live in the Light

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An inspiring true story.

5 Ways to Build Unity

5 Ways to Build Unity

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Helping others is a pillar of Judaism.

We've Gotta Live Together

We've Gotta Live Together

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Building unity through kindness.

Change

Change

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Three keys to catapulting from paralysis to action.

Why Can't We Be Friends?

Why Can't We Be Friends?

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Bottom line, we are one family.

Beneath the Layers of Filth

Beneath the Layers of Filth

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

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.

I Wanna Be a Maccabee

I Wanna Be a Maccabee

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Who are the heroes of Chanukah?

It's My Fault

It's My Fault

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Three words that changed everything.

Lessons My Dog Taught Me

Lessons My Dog Taught Me

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Buddy showed me the meaning of love.

Why Not?

Why Not?

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Two words changed everything.

Thanksgiving Blessings

Thanksgiving Blessings

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

Jews and Thanksgiving

Jews and Thanksgiving

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Why the whole world should be Jewish.

100 Blessings

100 Blessings

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Why should I be grateful?