Emotions & Psychology
When you awake in the morning, while you are still lying in bed, think for a moment: What does it mean to be awake and alive?
Though many of its clients may not be, the therapy industry itself is healthy and robust. You may even be lying on a couch as you read this. In an era of unprecedented material excess, we sometimes find ourselves feeling emotionally bankrupt. We know where to turn for excitement, but we are lost when it comes to finding meaning. We are experts at distraction, but when we are alone with the mirror, are we truly happy? Are these questions considered neuroses? I don’t know, this conversation is stressing me out…
The Addicted Mind Podcast hosts Rabbi Simon Jacobson to discuss making meaning out of suffering, and understanding your own purpose. Learn how surrendering to a higher power, and relinquishing control over your circumstances gives you an edge on dealing with pain.Read More
What distinguishes your soul from your body? Unconfined by the trappings of the body, discover how to unleash the free spirit of your soul and soar to unprecedented heights. Learn how to look at life through the lens of your soul instead of the lens of your body, and, in the process, transform you and everything about you.Read More
Discover how the root of addiction is driven by the need for love and connection. Human beings crave attachment. When we lack healthy attachments, we turn to unhealthy ones. Learn how to transform the dysfunction into the functional; how to gain relief of emptiness and demons by redirecting and channeling cravings toward transcendent goals.Read More
Where can I find security and safety in a time when all our usually reliable systems and schedules have been upended and disrupted? The answer lies in discovering deeper resources that perhaps have never been accessed. When your conventional outer world has been destabilized, you can find permanent and enduring security within your inner self.Read More
Often, to appreciate a gift, we need to imagine what life would be like without it. What would our lives be like without joy? Without happiness? Even with the capacity for joy life can be quite difficult. Devoid of any joy, it would simply be unfathomable to imagine how unbearable existence would be.
Is there a formula for happiness? Perhaps we have to begin with the questions: What exactly is happiness? And how can we acquire it?