Happiness: The Three S's of Sukkot

Three tools for attaining more happiness.

How to Live in a State of Happiness: The Secret of Sukkot

Leaving behind the extraneous and focusing on the core essentials that truly make us happy.

5 Steps to Letting Go of Resentment

How to best respond to someone who has hurt us.

New Year’s Resolutions and Changing our Default

Change is possible when we make our goals feel like easy options.

Neuroplasticity, Yom Kippur and Real Change

Jewish principles for change have been corroborated by recent discoveries in brain science.

5 Ways to Build Yourself Up this Yom Kippur

Keep these ideas in mind to prevent Yom Kippur from becoming a day of shame and guilt.

Pushing Off Procrastination

Your death is a matter of when, not if. So now is the time to get moving.

7 Tips for Rosh Hashanah

Practical steps on how to get closer to your best self the New Year.

Making New Year’s Resolutions Like a Doctor

How to set SMART goals for the new year.

In Rehab, Discovering the Power of Elul

I experienced my most powerful Elul as a therapist at an inpatient treatment center for substance abuse.

Time for Your Annual Job Review

Your boss is evaluating how you spent every minute and the report will be published.

Anything but Anger

Overcoming anger towards others can actually change our relationship with God.

Generate Momentum for Change

Tapping into the power of free will is the key to preparing for Rosh Hashanah.

But I Haven’t Changed All Year!

4 common thoughts that block change before Rosh Hashanah.

High Intensity Interval Spiritual Training

Orange theory and pushing yourself to grow this time of the year.

I've Got This!

Debbie Hirsch talks about creative ways we can cope with our daily challenges.

How to Confront Your Mistakes and Try Again

Don’t allow yesterday's mistakes to limit tomorrow's possibilities.

Elul: How to Realistically Change the World

Start by thinking small - and in that way change ourselves and our own world.

Elul: The Secret to Change

When you don’t know where to begin, start here.

PODCAST: Well, If You Asked Me…

Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky on the fine art of giving and accepting advice.

Your 10 Responsibilities for Being Human

Judaism mandates that one must take full responsibility for his life. Here is a check list of the ten most fundamental responsibilities.

Increasing Your Emotional Intelligence

The 5 critical factors to emotional intelligence.

The 10 Commandments for Personal Growth

My personal reflection on the 10 Commandments as they help navigate life’s trials and challenges.

Rabbis Can Run

The only thing between who you are now and who you want to be is the pain you are willing to endure.

Word by Word: Rebuilding Together During the 9 Days

From now to Tisha B'Av, let's commit to being careful in how we speak to each other.

PODCAST: Who Am I to Judge?

Dina Coopersmith talks about our instinct to judge others and how to reframe what irritates us about them.

Why Successful People Still Feel Inadequate

Conquering that inner voice that whispers you're not worthy.

FaceApp: What You’ll Look Like 50 Years from Now

No app can really predict what you will look like in 50 years, because you haven’t finished creating it.

How to Build Healthy Self-Esteem

4 approaches that can help to raise self-esteem.

Roger Federer, Tom Brady and the Agony of Defeat

Why the cliché is true: it's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game.

Pilates: Don’t Drop the Ball

Sometimes the lightest objects can become unbearable burdens. It's all about how we carry that ball.

The Jewish Artist in Iran's Royal Palace

A talented artist, Raphael Nouril became close to the Shah of Iran. Painting the Lubavitcher Rebbe changed the course of his life.

Earthquake: Shaken Up in LA

The earthquake has ended, but the jumble of feelings that it engendered have not.

It’s Not Him, It’s Me

Transform external challenges into internal ones.

Juggling the Five Balls of Life

The key to a richer, happier life is balancing these five aspects of our life.

Why Am I So Angry? How to Transform Difficult Feelings

Every feeling has a powerful lesson to teach us something important about who we are.

Five Habits of Happy People

How to train your mind to be positive.

Tetris and Wiring Your Brain for Positivity

The more we seek good, the more we will automatically see good.

5 Success Habits of High Performers

What makes the billionaires, top artists, greatest athletes and other high achievers stand out from the pack?

Listening to Difficult Emotions

When we face reality no matter how uncomfortable or scary, we feel alive, stronger, and more at peace.

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