Growth

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Seek and explore personal growth with Aish20’s. We offer many unique experiences to help you expand your knowledge, nurture your soul and your relationships and work on your own personal growth.

Spirituality

Identifying Your Life’s Mission

By Sara Yoheved Rigler This Rosh Hashanah, electrify your life with purpose.   After six months of working for the company, it’s time for your evaluation. You walk into the boardroom, where three designer-suit-clad personnel managers are sitting behind a mahogany...

Living Emuna Book 1 (5 Minute Audios)

These short 5 minute audios for Living Emuna book 1 (written by Rabbi David Ashear) are short and sweet, self contained, powerful ideas. The goal of listening to so many short audios on this topic is to first build up a well rounded understanding of what living with...

LIVING EMUNA BOOK 2 (5 MINUTE AUDIOS)

These short 5 minute audios for Living Emuna book 2 (written by Rabbi David Ashear) are short and sweet, self contained, powerful ideas. The goal of listening to so many short audios on this topic is to first build up a well rounded understanding of what living with...

Philosophy

World of Love #1 – Purpose of Creation

By Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan God's motivation for creating the world sheds light on our own life goals. Why did God create the world? The question is both very simple, and yet, at the same time, involves some of the most sublime mysteries. For the truth is that we do not...

World of Love #2 – Perceiving the Infinite

By Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan What ultimate good does God offer His creations? Our ability to connect to Him. We say that God created the world in order to bestow good to it. But what is this good? What good does God have to offer His world? First of all, we must realize that...

World of Love #3 – Uniqueness of Mankind

By Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan The gift of a Divine soul separates man from the rest of God's creatures. The creature destined by God to bring about [the world's] ultimate purpose is man. It is man who will enjoy this ultimate closeness to God in the Future World, and thereby...

World of Love #4 – Glow of Accomplishment

By Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan One of the highest human pleasures is that of accomplishment -- completing a job well done. In order to make man a vehicle to accept His good, God created him with the capacity to enjoy. There are many things that give man pleasure. There are...

World of Love #5 – Closeness to God

By Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan The existence of good and evil allows man to make the right choice, and merit greater closeness to God.  In order that man enjoy the pleasure of his accomplishment, it is imperative that he know that he acted as a matter of free choice, rather...

Relationships

7 Ways to Go from Friendship to Relationship

By Aleeza Ben Shalom How to escape from the friend zone. If you really are friends then whatever happens, you two can communicate and weather the storm. Love is a delicate thing and building any loving relationship takes time. It can take even longer with friends, as...

9 Reasons to Date Your Best Friend

By Aleeza Ben Shalom  Be bold and give it a try. Many people think that dating a friend is a bad plan. “Aleeza, I can’t date my friend, I don’t want to mess up the friendship.” I think it can be a great idea. Here are my 9 reasons why you should give it a shot: 1. You...

Eight Habits of Emotionally Healthy People

By Rabbi Dov Heller, LMFT 1. They listen to and learn from their feelings. Emotionally healthy people understand that their feelings provide them with invaluable information. The rabbis teach us that there are 48 ways to spiritual empowerment. One of them is binat...

Self – Development

10 Qualities of an Emotionally Mature Person

By Rabbi Dov Heller, LMFT An emotionally mature person lives with self-knowledge, vitality and inner peace. Here are ten telltale signs of a person who is emotionally mature.   1. Acknowledges and takes full ownership of his uncomfortable feelings. Throughout our...