Category Archives: Personal Growth

A Vocabulary of Emotions

In expressing feelings, it is helpful to use words that refer to the specific emotions rather than words that are vague or general. Continue reading

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Expressing your Real Feelings

The difficulty in identifying and expressing feelings is common. Some important points about how to express feelings. Continue reading

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How to develop a growth mindset for marriage (and the rest of your life)

Some ways to foster and strengthen your growth mindset. Continue reading

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Marriage is all about love, respect and acceptance. And something else?

A successful marriage needs acceptance and effort. Continue reading

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Talking to your Rav about Shalom Bayis

Summary of a conversation between Rabbi Shais Taub and Devora Krasnianski about how to help your Rav help you with Shalom Bayis. Continue reading

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Pesach Chumros & Shalom Bayis

Shalom Bayis, as a direct mitzvah from the Torah is paramount. Chumros and minhagim are just that – chumros and minhagim. If one spouse is not quite ready to take on the chumros, the Shalom Bayis should not be jeopardized. How one introduces these new ideas can make all the difference. Continue reading

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Pesach & Shalom Bayis: Know your Stressors

Pesach. Wonderful family time and new family memories. For some, it is a time of family stress and misery :(. So much of that can be prevented. With planning and pre-emptive discussions. Continue reading

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Some questions to build relationships

In order to build the foundation for a relationship, you need to create a meaningful connection, and this comes when you truly connect with who the other person is. Continue reading

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How Gratitude Helps Couples Through Hardship

Life can be hard. Certain aspects of marriage can be hard. And a little gratitude can make a huge difference is the solidity of a marriage. Continue reading

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Gratitude leads to Happiness & Success

When you always feel appreciative and thankful for opportunities that have come your way, as well as the many great people and circumstances in your life, you actually set in motion a chain of events that can lead to greater success in all aspects of your life. Continue reading

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