Personal Growth

Personal Growth is a necessity, and something we all aspire to achieve. Looking for self-improvement? Feeling down? Or just in need for some inspiration?

Beginning Within
Developing an intentional perspective of ourselves, others and G-d
Life is a Journey
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Life is a Journey
Divine Providence in Our Lives
The journey of each individual as well as our collective journey as a people are described as part of a greater, G-dly plan.
The Courage to Change
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The Courage to Change
A Jewish Perspective on the Serenity Prayer
“G-d, please grant me the serenity to accept that which cannot be changed; the courage to change that which can be changed; and the wisdom to know the difference.”
The Power of Hope
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The Power of Hope
A Response for Our Times
In light of recent worrisome events in the world, Rabbi Bryski offers a classic Jewish formula for optimism in the face of adversity.
History vs. Memory
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History vs. Memory
How We View Our Collective Past as Jews
A compelling argument for the case that Jewish education must portray our ancestors not as individuals who once lived, but as people who are alive today.
Mastering Time
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Mastering Time
A close look at the very first Biblical Commandment to the Jewish People – Be A Master of Your Time. In an era where technology allows us to accomplish in minutes what used to take days, one needs to ask “where has all the free time gone”?
Who’s Minding the Spirit?
No matter how accomplished, happy, wealthy or talented you may be, at some point you’ll find yourself seeking a deeper meaning in life. You have read the works of every kind of philosopher, psychologist and spiritualist imaginable. It is time you look within – within your hearts, your souls, your heritage – and unleash the spirit within you.
The Hero In You
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The Hero In You
The definition of greatness and heroism by Judaism is quite different than the way society today looks at them. What makes a hero? Who are your and your children’s heroes? Most importantly, how can you rise from a life of mediocrity and find that hero within?
The Joy (and Oy) of Being a Jew
The Jew has this unique ability to cry and laugh at the very same time. This lecture will glance at the past, present and future of our people – the lows and the highs, the crying and the laughter, and the “oy veys” and the joys.
Living vs. Existing
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Living vs. Existing
In difficult times, the Jewish response is to choose ‘life’ over ‘existence’.
Back to Her People
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Back to Her People
A remarkable Jewish odyssey
Tonica Marlow, a female Evangelical minister, embarks on an incredible journey to rediscover her Jewish heritage. This riveting story of the Jewish spirit resonates deep within the soul.
How to do the Impossible
They say that if you have achieved all that you planned for yourself, you have not planned enough. Judaism is all about going beyond the ordinary.
Looking Out For Number One
A frank and healthy approach to one of life's most perplexing problems: the ego. Most emotional problems are due to an inflexible ego. Chassidut suggests that we accept our own insignificance in a painless and healthy way: by making G-d number one
Be G-d's Partner
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Be G-d's Partner
We are G-d’s partners in creation, and G-d gives us our share of the profit.
The Dynamics of Leadership
Rabbi Schapiro discusses the importance of everyone being a leader in furthering Judaism (addressing a group of Jewish lay leaders at the Chabad Emissaries Conference 2010).
Extreme Make Over
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Extreme Make Over
Your capacity to enhance your health through spiritual training is greater than you think. Learn how in this class.
Jewish Meditation
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Jewish Meditation
Engaging the heart to enhance the Soul
Discover the transformative nature of Jewish meditation. Change the way you view ritual worship. Torah study and Mitzvah observance will never be dull again.
See The Invisible
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See The Invisible
Seeing the hidden goodness in every person; seeing the potential of mankind, and seeing the un-tapped reserve of wealth hidden in nature, together these visions make the impossible available, together they represent a messianic world.
Saddness, Bitterness and Joy
Intelligence may be a unique gift. But what makes it truly precious, is its affect on the heart.
Hitting Bottom, Finding G‑d
A Jewish Perspective on Addiction and Recovery
A general introduction to the spiritual nature of the problem of addiction and its treatment.
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