Giving from love vs giving from resentment Have you experienced the contrast of being the recipient of chesed from someone who gave with an open heart, and someone who didn’t? When the giver gives from a place of superiority, scorn, or resentment, it feels totally different to me. In fact, instead of creating love and […]
Health & Well-being
Order in the playroom! I suppose it sounds oxymoronic to call for order in a playroom, something akin to witnessing the disorder of a basketball court in a courtroom (though considering the games sometimes played in a secular court, they might as well add that!). Nevertheless, during my young married life in suburbia, I wielded […]
If the evidence for vaccine safety and effectiveness is so overwhelming and incontrovertible, then why are so many of the rabbinical and medical ‘experts’ on vaccines in the orthodox Jewish community trying to close down the debate before it even begins?
You taught that giving leads to love, so why is it that the more I give, the more exhausted and resentful I feel?”
Am I mean and nasty? A client asked me: “Are you mean and nasty to your children?” I seem pretty caring and interested in sessions. But is it for real? Maybe when the full moon appears I’m something like a Jekyll & Hyde. My client wants to know. Truth be told, children can drive parents right to the […]
Be a clown Did you ever wonder how to actualize the real you? Did you ever wish you could express the true potential of your hidden inner self? Wearing a Purim costume could contain the secret of self-actualization: especially if you are a secret Oheiv Yisroel, who is too shy to show your true feelings […]
You can read Part I of: Vaccines and Halacha, an Alternative View HERE. Long-term adverse effects Short-term monitoring of the vaccines has demonstrated that vaccines can sometimes have devastating effects on the central nervous system, the immune system and many vital organs of the body. Seizures, encephalopathy, asthma, and ‘unexplained deaths’ are just a few […]
There’s a huge body of evidence on vaccinations that suggests that the choice of whether to vaccinate or not – and whether Jewish schools are halachically and legally allowed to prevent non-vaccinated children from attending – is very far from being clear-cut.
The first foundation of mental health: Accepting reality The single biggest thing that’s prevents us from dealing with the painful circumstances in our lives, and growing from them, and healing from them, is a lack of acceptance. This lack of acceptance impacts us in two main ways: We can’t accept the reality of our relationships […]
We recently published an article by Miriam Mandel which called on parents to stop viewing people with a different view on vaccinations as ‘the enemy’. In the interest of fair coverage, the editors have decided to republish an article written by R. Dr. Yitzchak Breitowitz in 2013, which defends the practice of vaccination. Although R. Breitowitz’s article […]