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If you’re suffering from anxiety this year, you’re not alone. A once-in-a-lifetime global pandemic has made this year uniquely overwhelming and we are all worried about our health, careers, finances, and futures.
Let’s acknowledge this together: It is a scary time. It has been more than a year since the pandemic began and our nerves are frayed. In his practice, psychotherapist Dr. Hod Tamir has had more discussions about living with heightened anxiety and depression than ever before.
“Wake up, wake up, you sleepers from your slumber.” Maimonidies
Don’t walk into Rosh Hashana unprepared!
I couldn’t believe what I was seeing and hearing– America was under attack. One of the planes had been headed to L.A. The world stopped, and so did my life.
I love meeting so many incredible people, connecting to Momentum alumni, as well as partners and supporters. And along the way, I have the pleasure of introducing Momentum to people who may have heard about us but want to know much more.
Valuing peace over being right is a gift we give ourselves. So, it’s time to learn to apologize – even when we aren’t in the wrong! Practice saying “oops, I blew it” or “wow, I sure got that wrong” to prepare ourselves for the moments we’ll really need to say them. Otherwise, we may win the battle – but lose the war.
Our sages teach us that love occurs in concentric circles, radiating outward from our love for ourselves. How we consider our own worth and dignity will inform our relationships with each of our concentric circles – from our families to the countless creatures worthy of respect across our world.
Environmentalism is not a new political agenda: rather, it is a deeply Jewish concept! The Torah shows us that we have an obligation to tend, repair, and protect the world. Not only do the Jewish people have the opportunity to rest, but our land does too.
Jewish wisdom tells us that giving between 10 and 20% of your net income is an actual obligation, not a charitable or emotional response. There is an imbalance in the world – and it is the Jewish people’s responsibility to correct this imbalance with justice and righteousness.