Removing fear from the equation is the secret ingredient to resilience.
Judging favorably is a mitzvah in the Torah, not simply a nice thing to do. In Pirkei Avot, Ethics of the Fathers, we are taught: “Judge every person favorably.”
Not only does judging favorably change our outlook, but it can actually create change in the person who is demonstrating the negative behavior.
I am so overwhelmed! My life is filled with so much rushing and work and hecticness, and a “To Do” list a mile long. I have so much on my plate; my body is filled with aches and pains. I’m constantly criticizing myself for not being as organized, patient or accomplished as some of my friends. I also find myself snapping at my kids and husband. I feel like a mess! Any helpful suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Get rid of the illusions and let your marriage soar.
How to train your mind to be positive.
Although you may not be able to change your situation, you can choose greatness within your situation.
Everyone is looking for more happiness in their lives; but what is the magical formula for attaining true joy in life?
When is the last time you sat still with no technology, without talking, listening, watching, or reading something?
Elevate your relationship by channeling your inner power
Feelings of jealousy and anger are indicators of a need for greater connection with ourselves and G‑d. The inner work of Tevet asks us to be grateful for what we have—to take responsibility for what shows up in our lives, and work on forgiving and opening our hearts. Our freedom lies in moving from being reactive to being able to make conscious, heart-centered responses in the face of challenge.