Who You Are When No One Is Looking
Learn ways to unmask your veils and discover the true you — who you are when no one is looking — and how to build the courage to actualize the inner you in your life and relationships. It’s about time to get to know and express your self!
Happiness in Life Without Money
Theme: Happiness in Life
Can we learn how to free ourselves of this attachment and be happy people independent of our monetary worth?
Three Essential Life Skills
Please join Rabbi Jacobson as he takes on this challenge and presents three vital life skills necessary to succeed and actualize your potential. Discover three key tools that will help you maximize your strengths, fulfill your aspirations and dreams. and enhance — and even transform — your life and your relationships.
Passing Away: Where Does The Soul Go When You Die?
Where does the soul go to when you die? Unbiased, grounded spiritual information about where the soul goes when you die.
Do You Believe in Magic?
Open your eyes to miracles; See the extraordinary in the ordinary and the supernatural within the natural. Discover the magic in every moment.
Find Your Soul Mate
Attraction, on a spiritual level, is sensing that another person has something that leads you together, to a greater place.
Why New Year Resolutions Don’t Stick
Theme: Build the Life You Want
Rabbi Jacobson discusses New Year’s resolutions, and why they probably won’t stick.
Body Care vs. Soul Care Basics In Three Minutes
Theme: Spiritual Wellness
Do you know the difference between taking care of your body and taking care of your soul? Have you ever stopped to compare the things you do in your daily routine that maintain the wellness of your body, versus the things you do for soul wellness?
Are You Defined By Your Externals?
Theme: Personality Types
How much can we tell about a person from their external behavior? Can your outer personality be misleading to yourself and to others?
Ep. 248: What Is Going on with All the Recent Tragedies?
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to Zayin Adar I and Tetzaveh; Should I be concerned over an ominous chain letter I received? Are their guidelines for using hypnosis to treat mental health?Will we be able to have children in the world to come? When a yeshiva sends students as shluchim to other yeshivos, is it considered as if the Rebbe is sending them, or as a faculty decision (which could be mistaken)? What boundaries should be kept when single girls have male teachers?
Ep. 247: Are There Lessons from the Rebbe About the Recent Bitter Cold?
Also in this episode: How do you explain Chassidim violating the Rebbe’s limit on drinking? How do we balance parental influences with finding our own path? Why in our prayers is mention made only of males, and not females? What can be done to preserve a marriage in which a spouse suffers from a personality disorder? Do Jews have an obligation to address the prohibition of abortion? What is the story with The Bible Unauthorized? Can anyone just publish the Rebbe’s talks and images?
Ep. 246: Are the Rebbe’s Words and Images Copyrighted?
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to 22 Shevat and Mishpatim; Please explain the mitzvos of slavery in this week’s Torah portion. How could the Torah sanction slavery? What eternal relevance does it have? How do I choose between personal spiritual growth and commitment to home and family? What do the Rebbeim say about a fire? Did people understand the Rebbe’s words during Farbrengens? Explain the difference between the terms the Torah uses for mitzvos: mishpatim, eidus and chukim
Ep. 244: Chassidus Applied to Yud Shevat and Chapter 9 of Basi L’Gani
Also in this episode: Why does Abraham get credit for discovering and promoting one G-d? Can you give me inspiration and direction to cope with the tragedies in my life? There is probably no more than one Benoni (according to Tanya) for every 100 million people on earth. How could G-d create a world with expectations that are clearly not attainable? Response to request for mental health specialist references; Is The Emotion Code in line with Judaism and Chassidus?
Happiness: How To Be Happy and Master Your Emotions
Listen to Rabbi Simon Jacobson’s talk to the High School students in a new effort to acknowledge mental health issues affecting our community and download the exercises.
Do You Have a Personal Mission Statement? Learning How to Develop Your Calling in Life
Rabbi Simon Jacobson, April 2018, Washington, DC
Vice Advice – Part Eight: Melancholy and Depression
What is the root and anatomy of melancholy and depression? How can we channel its power to positive ends? Is there a difference between sadness and depression; between healthy sadness and unhealthy melancholy?
Vice Advice Series Part Seven: Laziness
Discover a refreshing and surprising way to look directly at laziness.
Vice Advice Series Part Six: Frivolity
Learn new tools to help you redirect and harness this hollow vacuousness for a greater benefit.