Spirituality

Judaism's Advice on How to Best Start Your Day

Make "thank you" the first words out of your mouth.

The Radical Act of Fasting

In a world filled with immediacy and indulgence, the countercultural act of fasting teaches us how to temper our most immediate urges.

Why?: How This Simple Question Changed My Life

Since I was so insistent on asking why, I went full throttle and asked why about every part of my life.

Inspiring Insights to Share at Your Passover Seder

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

Time Is Your Precious Commodity

There's never enough time to do everything, but there's always enough time to do the important things.

Why Can't They Just Say Thank You?

Why people have such a hard time saying thanks.

Margaritas and Coffee: A Love Story

Figuring out your life’s purpose is a lot like figuring out how you like your margaritas and coffee. Finding your favorite bartender helps.

Looking In, Not Out

Maybe we don’t have to travel so far afield to find balance and mindfulness.

Drop Your Armor: Don't Be Afraid to Be You

The inspiring reason behind the army's salute.

The Wholeness of Being Broken

What I learned from being honest about my struggle with alcohol.

I’m Sorry to Inform You

Overwhelmed with the news of four deaths in one week.

Ten Rules for Living Your Best Life

Time-honored practices and mental exercises to help you be your best self.

Do You Have the Necessary Grit to Cross Your Red Sea?

Passover relives the moment when the Jewish nation were all in.

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.

Holy Dumpster Diving

A painter accidentally threw our mezuzahs into the garbage.

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.

Empower Your Jewish Journey

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