Posts Tagged ‘self-reflection’

close up on 9 lit candles in a dark room.

Private Ocean of Lights

Noa Granot For many, the holidays are times of gathering in celebration. While this may be true, as someone who deeply values the inner world, at least as much as the outer, I believe that holidays can equally serve as opportunities for healing solitude and retreat. Last Chanukah, my therapist instructed me to go out…

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close up at nuts and fruit at the Mahane Yehuda Market in Jerusalem

The Journey Within – The Law of Change

Lori Gordon-Michaeli LCSW “History repeats itself until we learn the lessons that we need to change our path.” This law reminds me of a very famous quote I use in my practice today: “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein With growth … change is inevitable. Self-reflection, mindfulness, awareness are…

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National Recovery Month

Recovery Month 2018

September — a month of fresh starts and transitions. Kids (of all ages) going back to school, seasons changing and, for Jews, the High Holiday season with Erev Rosh Hashanah on Sept. 9. September also highlights a different type of fresh start or transition. Since 1989, September has been recognized as National Recovery Month. Sponsored…

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woman stands silhouetted before a sunset.

The Journey Within – The Law of Responsibility

Own it! … Short but sweet. The understanding of the law of responsibility is so simple: It equates to adding conscious thinking before action. This is one of the greatest understandings in the mastery of life. We must “own” all our decisions; no one else is responsible for our choices. With the law of responsibility, we…

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