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Improve Your Life in 2 Minutes

Esther Ilana Rabi

Got two extra minutes? Bet you don’t think you can accomplish much in such a tiny bit of time. But making lasting changes for the better doesn’t necessarily require a major time investment. Here are 20 ways just 120 seconds can improve your day — and your life.

 

Starting Special

Sara Miriam Gross

Some women enter motherhood with a child who, from the very beginning, doesn’t look or act exactly like the other babies on the block. How does having a firstborn with special needs impact the family? Three women share their experiences.

 

Inside Job — 1 job, 3 perspectives

Rachel Bachrach

Some women are turning over their kitchens, others are taking off time from work to clean for Pesach, but a select few are spending the days leading up to April 15 — that’s Erev Shabbos Hagadol this year — working overtime in the office, not the kitchen. Meet three accountants who reveal the pluses and minuses of crunching your numbers.



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What’s in a Name?
Shoshana Friedman “What does Writer X have to say this week?”
Atonement — Fake and Real
Yonoson Rosenblum White confessionals and faux rituals
Four Walls Coming Full Circle
Eytan Kobre All the while, there’s been a relationship in the offing...
And Yet We Smile
Yisroel Besser We are the nation that toils to be happy at all costs
Out of This World
Rabbi Henoch Plotnick Dirshu Hashem b’himatzo — we are in Hashem’s company now...
Steven and Jonathan Litton
Rachel Bachrach The co-owners of Litton Sukkah, based in Lawrence, NY
Tali Messing
Moe Mernick Tali Messing, engineering manager at Facebook Tel Aviv
Sick Note
Jacob L. Freedman “Of course, Dr. Freedman. Machul, machul, machul”
Avoiding Health Columns Can Be Good for You
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Only one reliable guide for good health: our Torah
Endnote: Side Notes
Riki Goldstein Most Jewish music industry entertainers have side profes...
Me, Myself, and Why
Faigy Peritzman Where there’s no heart and no love, there’s no point
Can’t Do It Without You
Sarah Chana Radcliffe When you step up to the plate, you build your home team
Eternal Joy
Mrs. Elana Moskowitz The joy of Succos is the fruit of spiritual victory
The Appraiser: Part III
D. Himy, M.S. CCC-SLP and Zivia Reischer Make sure your child knows his strengths
Hidden Special Needs
Rena Shechter You won’t see his special needs, but don’t deny them
Dear Wealthy Friend
Anonymous There’s no need for guilt. I am truly happy for you