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Monthly Archive: January 2016

  • “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, “What are you doing for others?” -Martin Luther King, Jr. From a young age, Jewish children are taught the concept of Tzedakah, or giving without any expectation of receiving – truly being selfless. Popular culture has movements like “Paying it Forward,” that often find themselves compared in sentiment to Tzedakah. Doing something…

  • Visioning and the Art of Successful Resolutions

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on January 06, 2016 | Share

    “I want to lose weight,” “I’m going to to save money,” “I need to spend more time with my family.” All of these statements are practically mantras of the Resolutionists – a term assigned to those who vow every year to change their habits. According to the University of Scranton Journal of Clinical Psychology, only 8% of people who…