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In the Kabbalah, Jewish mysticism, there is a map of the emotions. It’s a map that divides the emotions into seven categories, seven particular attributes and faculties.
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“Nice” can mean being inoffensive — to anyone. “Nice” can mean people-pleasing and acquiescing. “Nice” can also mean being non-confrontational (even when you should be).
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Commitment is majestic. Commitment is dignified. Commitment brings Heaven down to Earth.
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Join Rabbi Simon Jacobson for a short, clear talk about how to maintain focus on the big picture before you get overwhelmed, and even in the midst of crisis.
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By remembering Jacob’s wound we sensitize ourselves to the fact that mindless immersion in material existence touches a nerve which leaves us wounded.
Kabbalah teaches that crying is a universal and necessary experience.
For most of us, negative feelings and experiences are something we are taught to repress or to react to. A revolutionary idea is to, instead, use negativity for positive ends.
Discover why nothing is wrong with you, and in fact why it is quite positive, to feel humiliated. In Judaism, enlightenment does not come from being indifferent. Rather, experiencing embarrassment is a sign of being emotionally healthy.
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You pass a homeless person on the street and you put a coin in his or her cup. Is that a demonstration of empathy, or should you do more?
Boredom’s power is because it is innocuous, but boredom is a void. It creates a breeding ground of emptiness.