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Positivity Bias

Practical wisdom for positive living

A taste of inspiring and life-enriching anecdotes and vignettes from the book Positivity Bias, which highlights how the Lubavitcher Rebbe taught us to see ourselves, others, and the world around us.

3:10
It is humanly impossible to be completely objective, devoid of any lens that frames the way we see reality. Let’s create for ourselves positive perspectives and biases.
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2:28
The Rebbe showed us how living a life of positivity is a choice, not circumstance; and derives from one’s perspective, and not just from one’s personality.
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4:12
Why doesn’t Judaism endorse freedom of speech? According to Kabbalah, speech is very powerful and the words leave an energetic imprint on the world.
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2:20
Many judge others by their actions and themselves by their intentions. But the Rebbe did the opposite, even in his interpretation of the notoriously wicked figures in the Torah.
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2:39
Human beings are like the earth with nature's treasure hidden deep within. But where to dig?
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2:31
The Torah is the priceless inheritance of each and every Jew; we only need to claim it and cash in.
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3:26
We don’t need to pray for our enemies to die, rather pray they have a change of heart.
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4:35
Jewishness is a soul condition that describes one’s essence, rather than a chosen mode of self expression.
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5:38
Like the Baal Shem Tov, the rebbe assumed leadership at a critical moment in Jewish history. The Jewish nation was reeling from the Holocaust and pressured to assimilate. The Rebbe assumed a unifying and welcoming position that would be come the hallmark of Chabad Chassidism.
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