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The Importance of Order

During the start of my annual deep house-cleaning the other day, I had a flashback to a time when I was a child in Hebrew school. In the weeks leading up to Passover, I remembered my teacher, Mrs. Furman teaching us that the word “Seder” means “Order”. And with that, we learned that the “Seder” […]

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Stuck on Neglecting Myself… Again!?!

Here I go. I did it again. I neglected myself. Agh.  Why, God, why do I do this to myself? Winter approached and suddenly all my good health routines began to slowly diminish until they dissipated into extinction. I got lax on my daily exercise. Same for my mindful eating practice. And I feel it […]

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Stuck on “Yes, I Check My Emails, Thank You Very Much!”

Even though 2017 has just begun, parents in Israel are already beginning to register their children for school next year. Yet, this process isn’t as easy at it seems, for where I live, there are numerous educational options. There’s the religious Orthodox school, the secular school, the religious/secular school, the Democratic school, the Waldorf school, the […]

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STUCK on ONE WORD

I’m going to keep this one quick. Instead of a New Year’s resolution (if you tend to take on that custom), consider just one word to guide you for this year. A word you can create into a mantra, a prayer, a painting, a meditation. A word that can act as a reminder. A word […]

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