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8 Things I’m Letting Go before Rosh Hashanah

8 Things I’m Letting Go before Rosh Hashanah

Because we can’t start anew until we stop what we’re doing.

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Make Resolutions, Not Wishes

Make Resolutions, Not Wishes

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A practical guide to real change.

Middot Series #12: Spiritual Accounting: Putting it into Practice
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Middot Series #12: Spiritual Accounting: Putting it into Practice

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Harvey S. Hecker Character Development Series: A system for constant self-assessment is essential for real change.

Seven Affirmations for a Peaceful Year

Seven Affirmations for a Peaceful Year

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How to avoid the painful arguments and hurtful remarks that harm our relationships.

Infusing Repentance with Mindfulness, Compassion and Self-Love

Infusing Repentance with Mindfulness, Compassion and Self-Love

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Creating the conducive environment to grow, heal and make amends.

Spiritual Deficiency Syndrome and What You Can Do About It

Spiritual Deficiency Syndrome and What You Can Do About It

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Take this important annual spiritual checkup before Rosh Hashanah.

Sliver by Sliver: Rosh Hashanah, Weight Loss and the Path to Real Change

Sliver by Sliver: Rosh Hashanah, Weight Loss and the Path to Real Change

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Greatness comes through the tough, little actions we make every day.

Taylor Swift’s New Song as a Jewish Guide to Forgiveness
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Taylor Swift’s New Song as a Jewish Guide to Forgiveness

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Look what you made me do and three other common obstacles to forgiveness.

A Short Guide to a New Head

A Short Guide to a New Head

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Three ways to lift out of the confusion and feel closer to God.

Make Your Bed: Change Your Life and Maybe the World

Make Your Bed: Change Your Life and Maybe the World

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9 lessons from Admiral McRaven’s best-selling book.

How Jury Duty Prepared Me for Rosh Hashanah

How Jury Duty Prepared Me for Rosh Hashanah

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I thought jury duty was going to be waste of time. Instead it changed my life.

Rebbetzin Heller on the Opportunity of Elul: At Home in Jerusalem PODCAST
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Rebbetzin Heller on the Opportunity of Elul: At Home in Jerusalem PODCAST

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How to tap into the power of this transformational time period.

Billy Joel’s Star of David

Billy Joel’s Star of David

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The singer wanted to take a stand and be counted proudly as a Jew.

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions

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Our feelings do not need to define us or dictate our actions.

How to Really Grow During the Month of Elul

How to Really Grow During the Month of Elul

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No one can help you grow unless you take responsibility for yourself.

Elul and the Solar Eclipse: Removing the Blocks to Find Meaning

Elul and the Solar Eclipse: Removing the Blocks to Find Meaning

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Three steps to embrace the ever-present meaning in our lives.

4 Elements: Jewish Personality Typing

4 Elements: Jewish Personality Typing

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Getting to know the most fascinating person in the world – yourself.

My Sudden Hearing Loss

My Sudden Hearing Loss

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My summer of unexpected challenges and heartfelt kindness.

Where's the Salt!
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Where's the Salt!

Where's the Salt!

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Don't blame, don't complain. A simple phrase that can change your life.

Finding the Joy of Tisha B’Av

Finding the Joy of Tisha B’Av

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Why is the saddest day of the Jewish year called a “festival”?

Stand Up Paddle Board and Facing Life’s Waves

Stand Up Paddle Board and Facing Life’s Waves

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Keep moving forward and don’t be afraid of the waves.

What Does It Take to be a True Hero?
What Does It Take to be a True Hero?

What Does It Take to be a True Hero?

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An inspiring Charlie Harary video.

My 30-Day No Complaining Challenge

My 30-Day No Complaining Challenge

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It was way harder than I thought. Here are my three main lessons.

My Carpool Karaoke

My Carpool Karaoke

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How to handle traffic jams when James Corden isn’t sitting in the car next to you.

Seven Daily Habits of Success

Seven Daily Habits of Success

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Change your routine, change your life.

The Green Speech Campaign: Creating Real Jewish Unity
The Green Speech Campaign: Creating Real Jewish Unity

The Green Speech Campaign: Creating Real Jewish Unity

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

10 Habits of Green Speech

10 Habits of Green Speech

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Change your words, change your life.

How to Become a Better Learner

How to Become a Better Learner

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

Listening to the Angel
Listening to the Angel

Listening to the Angel

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How to attain genuine self-respect.

Middot Series #11 – Preserving the Peace
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Middot Series #11 – Preserving the Peace

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

From Millionaires to Paraplegics: The Secret of Happiness
From Millionaires to Paraplegics: The Secret of Happiness

From Millionaires to Paraplegics: The Secret of Happiness

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What determines the quality of our lives?

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

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The necessary habits for attaining success.

An Inconvenient Mitzvah

An Inconvenient Mitzvah

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

5 Steps to a Happier Life

5 Steps to a Happier Life

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Change your attitude, change your life.

Learning to Receive

Learning to Receive

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Sometimes it takes more courage to receive than to give.

6 Keys to Outsmart Stress

6 Keys to Outsmart Stress

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Simple steps to reclaim your life.

Because I Said I Would

Because I Said I Would

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The power of a promise.

How Many Chances Would You Give?
How Many Chances Would You Give?

How Many Chances Would You Give?

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

Why Rabbi Akiva is My Hero

Why Rabbi Akiva is My Hero

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10 life lessons from an accessible giant.

Splitting Your Sea

Splitting Your Sea

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

Viktor Frankl, Passover, and the Meaning of Freedom
Viktor Frankl, Passover, and the Meaning of Freedom

Viktor Frankl, Passover, and the Meaning of Freedom

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Taste the power of true freedom.

Don’t Be a Slave to Your Ego
Don’t Be a Slave to Your Ego

Don’t Be a Slave to Your Ego

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

Tapping into the Magic of Passover

Tapping into the Magic of Passover

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How to make miracles in your life.

Matzah: Symbol of Oppression or Liberty?

Matzah: Symbol of Oppression or Liberty?

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

Don't Compare Yourself to Others
Don't Compare Yourself to Others

Don't Compare Yourself to Others

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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

The One Thing We Need to Be Happier

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And the three myths that prevent us from attaining it.

Middot Series #10 – Compassion
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Middot Series #10 – Compassion

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

Shabbat and Vogue Magazine

Shabbat and Vogue Magazine

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

My Epic Run in the Blizzard of 2017

My Epic Run in the Blizzard of 2017

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Because every moment is a chance to grow.

The Five Second Rule for Spiritual Transformation

The Five Second Rule for Spiritual Transformation

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It only takes five seconds to change your life.