Healing the Brokenness Within: How to Tap into the Energy of Tisha B’Av

Every Jew is likened to a holy Temple. Let's start rebuilding by repairing our inner fragments.

Who Can I Talk to about the Death of My Child?

Talking about grief is very painful and sometimes we have no one to talk to.

The Best Story for When You're Overwhelmed

Don't let the enormity of the task debilitate you. Whatever you do makes a difference.

The Soul Element of Wind: The Searching Intellect

The challenge to upgrade, deepen, and refine our beliefs.

The Soul Element of Water: Craving for Connection

We yearn for love and connection, as well as a pull toward physical gratification.

A Magnet Called Pain

Meaning and beauty are to be found in that pain.

Why Do We Say Shabbat Shalom?

The deeper Kabbalistic significance of Shabbat.

Earth: Overcoming Laziness and Scarcity Mindset

Three tools to rise above the downward pull of our physicality.

Mazel Tov. It's a Boy!

Our newborn baby and getting the family you need.

Earth, Wind, Fire & Water: The Four Elements of our Inner World

Jewish tradition compares the building blocks of our inner world to the four fundamental elements of creation.

A Rabbi Walks into an AA Meeting

And walks out with a greater connection to God.

The Power of a Song

How one song inspired a chain of people.

The Real Story behind the $69 Million NFT Sold On The Internet

Michael Winkelmann, aka Beeple, is not an overnight success story.

Inversion: Inspiring Jewish Quotes

A short collection of my favorite Jewish literary inversions.

Climbing to the Summit

How to not give up when faced with neverending obstacles.

Eric Carle’s Complicated Legacy: 4 Jewish Lessons

Timeless lessons from the beloved author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

The Chameleon Effect: Yawning, Smiling & Going on the Phone

We are all impacting each other. The question is how.

The Most Important Message Graduates Need to Hear

It’s not the most talented who succeed. It’s those who never stop trying.

A Jew's Response in Difficult Times

An inspiring true story on the power of giving.

How I Achieved My Personal Breakthrough

Three keys to mastering consistency: support, accountability and positive reinforcement.

Survivor's Guilt: Covid, The Holocaust, and Sinai

Channeling the potential guilt by embracing a life filled with meaning and purpose.

When All Went Silent

Covid, Shavuot and how to hear the voice of God.

Where to Channel Our Sadness

Let's take the words of Yedidya's father to heart.

Reacting to Trauma

A psychologist on understanding the various responses to trauma.

Lag B'Omer and the Tragic Mann Gulch Fire

The famous story of Wag Dodge and the importance of living with passion and igniting our own fire.

Effective Time Management: Juggling Glass and Rubber Balls

How to prioritize what really matters to us and ensure that our time is well-spent.

Learning to Cry

It's important to make space for emotions.

The Holiday of Second Chances

It’s never too late to come home.

The Stolen Watch: How to Build the People You Love

The importance of treating those you care about with dignity, respect and love.

The Secret to Our Greatest Comebacks

4 relevant lessons from Matt Fitzgerald’s The Comeback Quotient.

Bert Smith's Scary Fall Saved His Life

When we fall, we can stay on the ground, wallowing in our circumstance, or we can extract its lessons and come back stronger.

Seven Daily Habits of Success

Change your routine, change your life.

5 Expectations to Give Up to be Happy

Life circumstances don’t make us happy. It’s how we view what happens to us that makes us happy.

What Is Freedom?

Yosef Mendelovitch was free even while behind bars in a Soviet prison.

Envisioning Freedom

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

The Bitter and the Sweet

The fact that we can taste something as bitter is an affirmation of how sweet our lives generally are.

Is Dayenu Really Enough?

The real meaning of one of the Passover seder's most popular songs.

Passover: God’s Calling Card

The purpose of the Exodus was to establish a personal, loving relationship between God and the Jewish People, including every individual Jew.

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