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?

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.

Aish.com Haggadah Compendium: Inspiring Insights to Share at Your Passover Seder

A meaningful 10-page ebook to print and share with family and friends.

Making Time Count: The Message of Counting the Omer

Counting means forging a conscious, mindful relationship with time and its moments.

How to Make Your Passover Seder More Meaningful

This year strive to personal reconnect to the exodus from Egypt through its tangible reminders.

The Phantom Tollbooth: 4 Jewish Lessons

Norton Juster, the author of one of my favorite books, has died at the age of 91.

The Comfort of Blame

It feels good to assign blame for the problems we face, but it comes with some heavy hidden costs.

When God's Answer was Staring Right in My Face

An amazing true story about one man's prayer to find his soul mate.

Pandemic Stress: Repairing Damage to a Relationship

It's not enough to want peace. We need to make peace and build bridges.

Developing Patience: The Foundation for All Relationships

Patience with people is an absolute necessity for a fulfilling life.

Now's the Time to Reveal Your True Identity

Stop hiding behind your mask and be the person you're meant to be.

How to Stop Feeling Like a Victim

Dr. Edith Eger's tool to break free from the grip of painful experiences.

Missing the Doomed Flight

God isn't out to get us; He has a plan and is orchestrating everything for our good.

Sisu the Day: How Small, Swift Acts of Courage Can Prevent a Lifetime of Regrets

How many times have you wished you acted but didn’t, and then the opportunity was gone, sometimes forever?

Breaking Free from Perfectionism and Shame

You’ll never be the same after making a mistake – you can be better.

Why Does God Keep Sending Me This Frustrating Challenge?

When you can't change your situation, you're challenged to change yourself.

10 Ways to Get a Grip on Worry

Here are some of the most effective anti-worry tools.

Four Lessons from Tom Brady

The greatest of all time can teach us a thing or two about what it takes to surpass expectations and attain unimaginable success.

Living a Life Permeated with Joy and Meaning

Let's use this difficult time to harness the joy of being alive.

How to Get Out of a Rut

The best way to uplift yourself is to uplift someone else. A lesson from my 8-year-old daughter.

Inspiring Quotes by Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski

The prolific rabbi left behind a legacy of insight and inspiration.

What Would Petey Do?

After losing her husband, Sarah Weintraub created something new and beautiful to celebrate his life and character.

Life Pain or Traumatic Pain?

Life pain is conscious and tolerable. Traumatic pain is unbearable and requires help in facing it.

Grow Like the Trees

In honor of Tu B’Shvat, 6 lessons on how to grow.

The Chinese Bamboo and Tu B'Shvat

Real growth sometimes happens beneath the surface where no one can see.

What Would Rabbi Noah Weinberg Say?

For our turbulent times, a voice from above.

The Obstacle is the Way

Sonia Vallabh was 27 when she discovered that she inherited the genetic mutation that killed her mother at age 51. Instead of crippling her, the news motivated her.

Losing Weight While Gaining Perspective

Some helpful thoughts on my weight loss journey.

Waking Up from a Coma

Believe it: sometimes miracles do happen.

Fighting Reality: A Psychologist’s Journey Through Covid-19

I was insisting that everything should revert back to normal rather than accept and make peace with my new reality.

Effective Resolutions: Behavioral Insights on Creating Positive Change

Practical tips from behavioral science that can help us bring forth positive change in the new year.

Saying Goodbye to 2020

How can we use this most difficult year to better ourselves and the world?

Dr. Eger’s 10 Insights on How to Live Life Fully

An Auschwitz survivor shares her life-affirming wisdom.

Is Zoom a Window or a Mirror?

Plastic surgery for the soul.

Our Modern-Day Hanukkah Story

Hanukkah reminds us that even amidst a dark pandemic, nothing is left to chance.

This Hanukkah, Think about Fred

Anyone can turn the ordinary into the extraordinary.

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