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  • Help Wanted

    By Beit T'shuvah

    February 26, 2013 | 10:54 am

    By Michael Welch

    Our world, the Big Blue Marble containing existence, is looking for immediate support. It is with great trepidation that the direction of the globe’s movement is in question. This is not in reference to the counterclockwise spin. This is in reference to the...

  • Valentine’s Radio Show Tonight

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    February 8, 2012 | 12:24 pm

    I’m co-hosting a special Valentine’s Day Edition of the The Angry Therapist’s Radio show tonight.  TAG TEAM - Valentine’s Day Episode on Angry’s Radio It might not be NPR, but on the flip side, we won’t be asking for money. 

    Tune in HERE.

    Tune in for the live broadcast on Feb 8th, Weds at 7pm (PST).  If you don’t catch it live, you can also listen on demand anytime.

    Call in to ask your relationship / dating / love questions!


  • Variety of books pave way for understanding kabbalah

    By Amy Klein

    December 6, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Historically, rabbis have proclaimed that in order to study kabbalah, one has to be a learned Jewish man older than of 40. So imagine how surprised those rabbis would be today if they could peruse a modern bookstore: There are now a plethora of tomes on the subject, making kabbalah...
  • Serenity now—inside and out

    By Amy Klein

    December 6, 2007 | 7:00 pm


    Yes, take a breath.

    "One, long deliberate breath that you feel from the very beginning of it until the end of it. Try it, really. You can do it with your eyes open. You can do it while reading these instructions. Do you notice that you can feel your body, and especially...

  • 10 books about happiness

    September 13, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    1. "Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment" by Tal Ben-Shahar (McGraw-Hill, 2007).

    2. "Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment" by Martin Seligman (Free Press, 2004).

    3. "Flow: The Psychology...
  • Can happiness be taught?

    By Amy Klein

    September 13, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Are you happy?

    No, seriously.

    Are. You. Happy?

    You can't answer that question, can you? You know what the first two words mean, but you're not exactly sure what that third word is, even though you use it all the time. "This makes me happy"; "She seems happy"; "Happy Birthday";...

  • Battle of the sexes along the Y-Divide

    By Soriya Daniels

    May 17, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    "Ladies and gentlemen, Rabbi Aryeh Pamensky holds the secret to your incredible, unbelievable and unparalleled happiness," announces the emcee in a dimly lit nightspot where hundreds of Jews are gathered, each hoping to attain what half of Americans find unattainable: a happy...
  • Six self-help books seek to help you get sealed in the Book of Life

    By Sandee Brawarsky

    September 21, 2006 | 8:01 pm

    In these days of asking tough questions, taking stock, revisiting memories and trying to do better in 5767, books are essential tools. Several new works from different disciplines and traditions, some of which don't mention the words Days of Awe, lend new meaning to the holidays -- on caring for orphans, baking bread, deepening celebrations, understanding forgiveness, practicing kindness, exploring traditional liturgy and rituals.
  • Hopeful Romantics

    By Bonnie Trachtenberg

    May 7, 1998 | 8:00 pm

    When you're still "flying solo" and your 35thbirthday comes a-knocking, suddenly, the pitifully comic titlescrowding the self-help shelves of your bookstore seem less like jokebooks and more like required reading.

    I should know. Just days away, that landmarkbirthday is feeling more...