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U-Curve Ahead

Yael Schuster

Studies have shown that when you hit your 40s, there’s a good chance your life satisfaction will take a dive. What’s behind this phenomenon — and how to use that painful low to rise again.

 

On the Tip of the Tongue

Esther Ilana Rabi

It’s a tiny strip of tissue, but it can have big ramifications. Babies whose tongues aren’t able to move freely can have trouble swallowing and be nearly unable to nurse. What is tongue-tie and how is it treated?

 

Inside Job: Life as an Architect

Rachel Bachrach

Everyone knows you need an aptitude for math and a sense of interior design to make it as an architect. But did you know public speaking and psychology are also par for the course? These women share what it’s like as they take you back to the drawing board.



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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