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Stand Up Paddle Board and Facing Life’s Waves

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

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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

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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

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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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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

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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

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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

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And the three myths that prevent us from attaining it.

Middot Series #10 – Compassion

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

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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.

Queen Esther: Five Lessons in Personal Transformation

Queen Esther: Five Lessons in Personal Transformation

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

Message from ISIS’s Jewish Prisoner Message from ISIS’s Jewish Prisoner

Message from ISIS’s Jewish Prisoner

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

The Key to Happiness: Love Your Journey The Key to Happiness: Love Your Journey

The Key to Happiness: Love Your Journey

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How to be a human becoming.

One Choice Can Alter Your Destiny

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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

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

5 Life-Changing Lessons From the Super Bowl

5 Life-Changing Lessons From the Super Bowl

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Because sports are human life in microcosm.

Turn the World On with Your Smile

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

Giving Everything We’ve Got: An Inspiring Story Giving Everything We’ve Got: An Inspiring Story

Giving Everything We’ve Got: An Inspiring Story

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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

Exercising My Spiritual and Physical Muscles

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

Why Do We Cry? Why Do We Cry?

Why Do We Cry?

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

The Power of Gazing at the Stars

The Power of Gazing at the Stars

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

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

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

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

Inner Calm: Overcoming Worry and Anxiety

Inner Calm: Overcoming Worry and Anxiety

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

Get Happy

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How to reframe your life into a work of art.

Jewish Grit and Hanukkah

Jewish Grit and Hanukkah

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

Putting God into the Equation

Putting God into the Equation

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The Hanukkah menorah reminds us that small miracles still happen.

Holy Jewish Chutzpah

Holy Jewish Chutzpah

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

Seeing Beyond Our Fears

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

Middot Series #8 - Guard Your Eyes

Middot Series #8 - Guard Your Eyes

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

My Torah Mentor, Jiro the Japanese Sushi Master

My Torah Mentor, Jiro the Japanese Sushi Master

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