The Meaning of Thank You

Why is it so hard for us to give genuine thanks?

My New Jewish Name

My quest to tap the essence of my soul.

Building Resilience: 5 Ways to a Better Life

Life is difficult and unpredictable. A UCLA Medical School psychiatrist offers 5 tips for coping with life’s unwelcome surprises.

Are You for Real? Greatness versus Grandiosity

True greatness comes from self-acceptance, self-love, and confidence. Grandiosity comes from insecurity and emptiness.

Our Miraculous Escape from the 2017 California Firestorm

The Rosenthal family just barely made it out alive. An Aish.com exclusive.

From Carpool Karaoke to Jerusalem

For Ari and Nes Blau, Hollywood fluff proves no match for Jewish destiny.

Writing a Letter to God

A simple exercise that can transform your life.

Vision Loss

How slowly losing her vision caused one woman to start seeing.

Forgiveness after the Pittsburgh Massacre

God does not forgive those who do not acknowledge that they did wrong and renounce the sinful behavior.

5 Key Principles for Success

How to overcome hurdles and achieve your goals.

A Gift from the Coast of Nowhere

A boy who has basically nothing has something most of us lack.

Dancing at the Concentration Camp

Celebrating being Jewish even in times of darkness.

Fear and Love of Being Jewish

After my shul was firebombed, I decided it wasn’t safe to be Jewish and distanced myself from Judaism. Then I met Dena.

Why We Didn’t Win the Lottery

And the remarkable true story about the stolen winning lottery ticket.

Red and White Umbrellas

My brother Morris was a family secret.

How to Become Masters of Our Own Fate

The challenge of life is transforming ourselves from object to subject.

The Blind Judge: Richard Bernstein

This State Supreme Court judge, marathon runner and tireless advocate for people with disabilities is beyond inspiring.

Marilyn Monroe's Siddur

Reading from a Hebrew prayer book and writing comments in its margins isn't the typical image one has of the actress.

The Dangers of Being a People Pleaser

The difference between healthy and unhealthy giving.

The Unstoppable Maverick

Yehudit Abrams thirst for knowledge is propelling her to change the world.

Yom Kippur in the ER

God puts us exactly where we need to be.

Creating Mental Strength: The Power to Endure Despite Life's Challenges

Getting rid of mental junk food and learning how to harness the spiritual fortitude that lies within your soul.

Yom Kippur: Making a You-Turn

Are you travelling in the wrong direction?

Yom Kippur: We Can Change

Judaism's 5 steps to cleaning your slate.

A Spiritual Guide to Teshuva

11 essential steps to returning to your true self.

Choosing Your Destiny this Yom Kippur: Don’t Blame, Take Responsibility

There is nothing more empowering and liberating than taking your life into your own hands.

Struck by a Bus

Susan Segal miraculously survived a near-fatal crash that revitalized her marriage and changed her and her husband’s lives.

PODCAST: Yom Kippur: Hitting the Reset Button

Rabbi Yom Tov Glaser on shame, pain, and the gift of a clean slate

I Believe in You: Inspiring Rosh Hashanah Message

It’s not about being the best in the world… It’s about being the best FOR the world.

Investing Time: Ten Life-Changing Principles

Judaism is the satellite navigation system of the soul, and Rosh Hashanah is the day we stop and see whether we need to change direction.

The Bucket List and Rosh Hashanah

Facing our mortality should drive us to fulfill our unique mission in the world, not jumping out of a plane.

My 30 Days of Changing a Bad Habit and Doing Kindness

How I managed to change my energy from negative to positive.

Closing the Circle: My Return to the Faith My Grandfather Abandoned

Devoid of warmth and joy, my grandfather left behind his family and his Jewish observance. His reaction to my becoming religious surprised me.

Rosh Hashanah: The Time Is Now

The High Holidays serve as a powerful reminder not to take your time for granted.

Preparing for Rosh Hashanah: 16 Prompts

An effective way to embark on your own process of returning to your deepest essence and greatest potential.

PODCAST: Rosh Hashanah: I’ve Got the Power

Rabbi David Aaron on how our choices affect the world and how to get ready for the ultimate performance review.

Apple’s Secret Ingredient

A growth-mindset enables us to envision exciting goals for the new year that will challenge us to bring out our full potential.

The Unstoppable Yehudit Abrams

The hi-tech maverick who recently won $360,000 for her early detection breast cancer device is also a convert to Judaism. This is her amazing story.

PODCAST: Stressed Out? Try This One Thing.

Rabbi Menachem Nissel’s #1 remedy for stress.

Contacting the Pilot: How to Make Life More Meaningful

True story about our lost suit bag and a random photo of a pilot.

How I Gave Up My Search for Self and Started to Really Grow

Obsessing over my personality gave me the excuse to not take responsibility for my flaws.

The Remarkable Jewish Impact on the World's Values

Where do the values that Western civilization takes for granted come from? Not from Greece and Rome.

From Montana to New Square: Breaking Out of My Bubble

This summer I broadened my geographical and religious horizons.

Your Divine Soul: Barriers to Spirituality and Holiness

The Torah tells us what we must avoid in order to achieve spiritual greatness.

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