Personal Growth

Four Ways to Find Freedom and Expansiveness Amidst Our Blessings and Adversities

Learning how to run towards, instead of away, from our challenges.

There is a Pharaoh and Moses Inside Each of Us

Are we perpetually enslaved to our inner doubts, despair and anger?

A Key to Finding Inner Peace: Understand Your Emotional Pain

If we have the courage to listen to our pain and learn from it, we will find inner peace and empowerment.

Inspiring Insights to Share at Your Passover Seder

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

How to Minimize Worrying and Enjoy the Present

Purim shows us how to accept living with the unknown.

The Hesitant Hero: Queen Esther vs Volodymr Zelensky

There’s more than one way to be a Jewish hero.

The 4 Happiness Habits of Purim

How to live a life filled with happiness.

President Zelensky's Heroism

Because he knows what he's willing to die for, he knows what he's living for.

All-Star NBA Coach Jim Cleamons Walks the Talk

Jim Cleamons, coach to Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal, and Scottie Pippen, on the key ingredients to reach your greatness.

Princess Zelda and Queen Esther: How the Legend of Zelda Helped Me Understand Purim

Facing a towering dungeon boss, you already have what you need to be victorious.

Nightbirde's Gift to Humanity: Through Her Death We Can Learn How to Live

Inspiring lessons from the America's Got Talent contestant who recently passed away from cancer.

Wear It On Your Face: How Smiling Changes You and the People Around You

It's easy to change the world. Start with a smile, and see where that leads you.

You Are Someone's Lifeline: A Hassidic Tale of the Holocaust

How the Rabbi of Bluzhov and his friend were miraculously saved from death.

How Do I Figure Out My Life’s Direction?

College students struggle figuring out what they’re going to do with their life. Here’s some practical guidance.

Judaism, Astrology, and Fate

How I stopped looking to the future and learned to make the most of now.

Why You Should Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Your mission is to play the best music you can with the tools you were given.

Celebrating Life's Ups and Downs

Know there is reason behind everything, even if we don’t get it.

Judaism and The Comfort Book

Can Matt Haig’s book help you?

Because You Can't Take It With You

One man's mission to give away all of his wealth.

I Ran 6.2 Miles without Stopping and Didn’t Collapse

Incredible life lessons I learned from this massive personal accomplishment.

Hitler Saw Our Skills and Used Them to Destroy

We can find our strengths and use them to build.

Where’s the Empathy?: On Punching a Flight Attendant in the Face

By nature, we tend to be self-centered, lazy and mean-spirited. Empathy doesn’t come naturally; it needs to be chosen.

Eat Your Popcorn with Chopsticks: How to Bring Wonder into Your Daily Life

Inject freshness into the mundane by changing up how you do things.

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.

What Is Freedom?

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

Love Means Going the Extra Mile

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

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.

What Happened When I Had No Money at the Toll Booth

Making meaningful moments throughout our day.

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.

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.

Go Out with Your Spouse and Kids

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

Was That Odd, Or Was That God?

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

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

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

Echoes and Triggers: Take a Look at Yourself

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

Empower Your Jewish Journey

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