Tag Archives: Lao Tzu

Controlling Stress, Anxiety & Depression by Fasting (2/2)

Abstention and Fasting On Yom Kippur, the Torah commands us to “afflict ourselves” by not eating. To not eat is to suffer. G-d gives us this day to try and wake us up, to shake us out of our slumber, … Continue reading

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Performance-Enhancing Thoughts (PETs): Compassion (3)

Compassion: Our Divine Character The LORD is like a father to his children, tender and compassionate to those who fear him. For he knows how weak we are; he remembers we are only dust. Our days on earth are like … Continue reading

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Media, Technology & Willpower: Rewiring Our Self-control (2/2)

Willpower and Society Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may prove what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect [Romans 12:2]. How much willpower is … Continue reading

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