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.
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.
Happiness Is Your Essence
Happiness is a state of being, not an acquisition. Your essence is happy, and therefore your natural state is happiness.
The Founding Fathers: All People Are Created Equal
Rabbi Simon Jacobson discusses the American Constitution in the context of idol worship, materialism, and religious freedom.
Is It Better Not to Be Born?
Life is painful. Would it be better not to be born?
Are Your Your Worst Enemy?
The downside of self interest is getting trapped in your comfort zone and your own box. What shakes us up?