Surviving Failure, Befriending Defeat

Setbacks and defeat are painful but inevitable. How we deal with them can massively impact the quality of our lives.

Covid and Looking Out For Each Other

It's understandable to think first about yourself during the pandemic, but we must also make a concentrated effort to give.

Facing Life's Challenges, You Are Not Alone

Keep this in mind when you feel submerged in darkness.

Grateful Today: I Dare You to Take “The One Small, Good Thing” Challenge

Noticing one small, good thing every day has enabled me to see beauty in places I’ve never noticed before.

Grateful for Every Minute: In Memory of Josh Carr

The 23-year-old Aish HaTorah student who inspired thousands recently passed away.

Fix Yourself

Want to make the world a better place? Start by bettering yourself, the only person you can actually change.

Hanukkah’s Last Light

Dispelling five myths that block us from connecting to God.

Love Means Going the Extra Mile

Why was the miracle of the oil considered greater than the miracle of winning the war?

Rabbi Sacks' 8 Short Thoughts for Hanukkah

Illuminate Hanukkah with these inspiring insights.

Thanking God for Not Getting Shot

Taking things for granted is one of the biggest – and most common – mistakes we make in our relationships. What can we do about it?

Why Blessings Matter

Thank God for thankfulness. Saying blessings can transform your life.

Magnify Your Genius: Michael Jordan and Staying in Your Strength Zone

Instead of push out of your comfort zone, the most successful people push themselves within their strength zone.

Self-Compassion: Key to Greater Happiness and More Positive Relationships

Self-compassionate people are also better equipped to cope with stressful life events and boost their resilience in the face of challenges.

3 Keys to Being Happy

Stop pursuing it and start experiencing it.

Thomas Edison’s Mother: The Power of Words

Words can be weapons that diminish and destroy, or they can be tools and instruments that create, encourage and uplift.

Dr. Henry Heimlich and Being Someone's Angel

Proactive step up and step in to make a difference in the lives of others.

My Broken Wrist: Three Takeaways

Yep, I fell and broke my wrist. And it's very frustrating to type these words with a cast.

How to Stop Being a Victim and Attain Happiness

You have control over your thoughts, words, and actions. You have no control over everything else.

Go Out with Your Spouse and Kids

Covid is waning. Make the conscious decision to get back to your good habits, now.

Increasing Your Emotional Intelligence

The 5 critical factors to emotional intelligence.

Turning Pain into Purpose: Empathy as an Engine to Do Good

What drove two young sisters to save the life of a drowning father?

Was That Odd, Or Was That God?

Coincidence or providence – it all depends how you choose to look at it.

Echoes and Triggers: Take a Look at Yourself

What rubs you the wrong way is an opportunity for introspection.

Orthodox Jews Answer Commonly Googled Questions

Serach, Tiki, and Yoni answer some of your commonly asked questions about Judaism and Jews.

It's Not All or Nothing

We all make mistakes. Don't let one slip derail you.

The Man who Joined the Search Party Looking for Himself

Muster the courage to examine the only place we can truly find who we are looking for – inside ourselves.

When Isaac Lidsky went Blind

The child actor faced down his fears and created a new vision for his life.

How to Tap into The Meaning of Sukkot: 5 Inspiring Life Lessons

Plug into the joy and spiritual depth of this incredible Jewish holiday.

You Have No Rights, Only Responsibilities

I don't have rights? What does that even mean?

Jews Don’t Sin

The Hebrew language doesn’t have a word for “sin,” although not everyone agrees.

This Yom Kippur, Enter a Radically Different Place

I can conquer my inadequacies if I aim higher.

The Five Ways We Mess Up an Apology

How to ask for forgiveness the right way.

Yom Kippur: We Can Change

Judaism's 5 steps to cleaning your slate.

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.

Build Yourself Up, Don’t Beat Yourself Down

5 ideas to keep in mind to turn Yom Kippur into a day of empowerment.

Yom Kippur: The Three Levels of Forgiveness

How to truly forgive someone who has hurt you.

Acting Your Age

Be a different person tomorrow than you are today.

8 Things You Didn't Know about Rosh Hashanah

8 short video segments on the significance of this pivotal day.

Aish.com's Guide to a Meaningful Rosh Hashanah

Print and share this free 21-page ebook that will enhance your Jewish New Year.

Why We Blow the Shofar

A powerful tool to wake up and live mindfully. It's a new year, and a new you.

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