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Is there any value to being religious because of peer pressure? What is intimacy?
Also in this episode: Sheitel: Is the price worth it? Talk openly to G-d? That’s terrifying; What did previous generations accomplish, if we’re the ones who will bring Mashiach? How can a somber person work on simcha? MyLife Essays: Breaking the Wheel of Time, The Truth About Me, The Quest for Light and more…
What Should be Our Attitude to Horoscopes and Astrology? How to Balance a Public Life with Modesty?
Also in this episode: I’m living life on autopilot! How can I inspire myself when my dreams are all burned out? Catalyst for Growth: The Illness Itself? Chassidus Question: Reshimu- Part V; MyLife Essays: Even in Hell, The Art of Initiation, Bitachon and Business Dignity and more…
What is the Meaning and Relevance of Yud Shvat Today? How Do We Know That We Have a Purpose?
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to Chapter 7 of Basi Legani; How can I infuse life into my life? Is there a kosher way to incorporate yoga into my spiritual journey? MyLife Essays: Free Choice, Divinely Assisted; The Transformative Powers of the Chassidic Niggun; Conquering Anger: The 5 Step Plan and more…
How Harsh is Too Harsh When Disciplining Students? Is Marriage a Problem Solver?
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to Parshas Bo; How to prepare for Yud Shvat? Do men and women have different standards of chassidishkeit? How can I help my wife strengthen her emunah? Vaccines: follow-up; Chassidus Question: Reshimu Part III; MyLife Essays: A Stress-free Guarantee, Transforming Insecurities, Lessons from Weight Loss and more…
Do the Menial Details Matter? Lessons from Chof Daled Teves
Also in this episode: Launching the MyLife Essay Contest 2017; What are the effects of unity? How should we deal with accused abusers? How can I effectively talk to my son about his natural attraction to the opposite gender? MyLife Essays: A Journey of a Prince, Of Mountains and Valleys, Folly: The Illness and the Cure and more…
How Does the Torah Truly View Women? Is “Tracht Gut Vet Zein Gut” the Answer to Every Hardship?
Also in this episode: Can we choose not to vaccinate our children when it may affect others? At what point should we consider quitting a job? Is there an issue with whistling? How can a closed person open up more easily? MyLife Essays: Abating Doubt: A Simple Remedy for Happiness; The Imperfect You; Self-regulation: A Basis for Transformation and more…
Does Loving Every Jew Unconditionally Create a Laxity of Standards? How Can a Materialistic Person Change?
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to Asara B’Teves; What personal significance does this 2,602-year-old event have for our lives today? The greatest challenges facing our community today: Part IV; MyLife Essays: Listen to Her Voice; Change for Good; Happy, Unconditionally and more…
What Should We Make of the Recent UN Resolution? Lessons from Hei Teves- 30 Years
Also in this episode: G-d fearing: The sole criteria for a spouse? How can a naturally closed person date successfully? What can I do about my fear of traveling to Israel? Why are Chassidim called Chassidim? MyLife Essays: Unleashing the Power of the Mind, Chassidus: The Real Evaluator, You Shall Choose Life and more…
Do the Benefits of Community Life Outweigh the Struggle? Is Public Protest Ever Acceptable?
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to Chanukah and Miketz, challenges in a non-religious workplace, what is meant by the word ‘proof’ in Torah? Is it different than a scientific proof?MyLife Essays: Bitachon: A Life-Altering Tool, Hedonism and the Jewish Soul, The Chassidic Secret to Emotional Health and more..
What are the Greatest Challenges Facing Our Community Today? If G-d Failed Me, Why Should I Trust Him?
Also in this episode: Yud Tes/Chof Kislev: An overview of the seven generations of Chassidus from 1798-2016; Should political differences play a role in determining whom to marry? MyLife Essays: Nature Unmasked, The Power of the Feminine, Confidence from Within
Should Spouses Work Together? Is Tanya Racist? How is Chassidus Unique in its Approach to Shalom Bayis?
Also in this episode: Lessons from Pearl Harbor: 75 years later; What critical traits should one look for in a Shidduch? Have we reached a time when ‘two kings can wear one crown’? MyLife Essays: Happiness – A Five Step Program; Achieving Greatness; Being Happy by Being Yourself and more…
Do We Need to Be Politically Correct and Avoid Controversial Issues? Should We Take Dreams Seriously?
Also in this episode: How can we disagree like a mentch? Why is the need for mashpiim so critical today? Rambam: How is the modern day religious violence setting the stage for Mashiach? Kinus Hashluchim: follow-up; MyLife Essays: Getting to Know the Real You, Outside the Box, Bricks ‘n Stones: The Power of Return