Practical life advice and spiritual guidance in three minutes. Posted Mondays at 11 AM EST. Subscribe to get Meaningful Mondays delivered to your email inbox each week.
The Transcendent Nature of Songs and Stories
Learn how to communicate from the heart and soul from this short video.
Breaking Down the Highest Level of Empathy
Rabbi Simon Jacobson breaks down the highest level of empathy by telling a story of the Mittler Rebbe.
Dissecting the Spiritual Experience of Listening to Music
Rabbi Simon Jacobson discusses what happens in your soul when you listen to music.
A Rabbi Admits That Faith Is Challenging
Rabbi Jacobson recalls an interview with a cynical radio interviewer who tried to antagonize him about faith.
Always Be Prepared for the Unknown
When you approach everywhere you go in your routine life as an opportunity for magic, your whole outlook on life changes.
Yes, You Really Actually Matter
Your worth is something that nobody can take away from you, because nobody gave it to you.
Why New Year Resolutions Don’t Stick
Rabbi Jacobson discusses New Year’s resolutions, and why they probably won’t stick.
Our Responsibility Is to Shine
We need to show up and radiate our true inner goodness — it is one of the best things to do for other people.
If You Want to Change Your Life, Meet This Man
Over 200 years ago lived a man who revolutionized spirituality and psychology. Quite strangely, most people have not heard of him.
Expand Your Passions to Improve Your Life
The things you are passionate about drive your life.
The Role of Women in Society: To Transform the World
According to Jewish mysticism, the role of women in society is to transform the world.
Be Grateful For the Small, Quiet Things People Do for You
The small, quiet moments and the small quiet gestures that people make are worthy of profound gratitude.