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The Determining Factor

It’s not one’s circumstances that determines one’s mood; it’s one’s mood that determines the circumstances. ~ The Baal HaTanya zt”l

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Rises and Falls

Take this rule in your hand: whoever has the potential to fall very low has the potential to rise very high. ~ The Divrei Shmuel

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Careful with the Guilt

A person who never regrets his wrongdoings is likely to repeat them.  But excessive guilt is harmful.  An important factor concerning regret is whether a person feels bad that he feels bad, or feels good about his regret…. Ask yourself, … Continue reading

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Like Water to Fire

If you can’t control yourself from feeling angry, at least you can keep silent.  Then the anger will be barren and bear no fruit (such as insults, disputes, etc.). This will also quiet the feelings of anger, since silence to … Continue reading

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The Test

We know that Hashem is constantly testing us.  Not merely testing if we’ll choose between good and bad; but to see whether we’ll choose to see and recognize the ways of Hashem, or if we will choose to be blind … Continue reading

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The Highest Level

Reb Yisrael Salanter would say, “Business ethics is the highest level possible. There is nothing greater.” A student asked Reb Yisrael Salanter, “Rebbe, in your world view, which person is greater: a Torah student who studies eighteen hours a day … Continue reading

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T.I.N.T

T.I.N.T = There Is No Tomorrow I don’t live for tomorrow…I am not going to change and grow tomorrow.  There is no tomorrow. Everyday…I wake up and I tell myself that I am going to live my life and there … Continue reading

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