Jewish Journal

Mind Clear

By Elliot Steingart

February 22, 2013 | 3:36 pm

Stopping thoughts

Due to stress, I can’t fall asleep. I don’t want to use Ambien, Melatonin, or alcohol to put me out. I’m counting on a mantra.

Repeating a mantra is a... More.

  • Courage Under Fire

    By Elliot Steingart

    February 13, 2013 | 2:03 pm

    Sometimes I feel like people are out to get me. My courage was tested this week, not once but twice. The first time involved dropping off shirts at... More.

  • Campus Visit

    By Elliot Steingart

    February 1, 2013 | 1:38 pm

     Every couple of years it’s nice to go back to the institution that now refers to me as “Borrower.”  I owe it to my alma mater, UC Santa Cruz. Stepping... More.