Entries tagged with “Advice”

Rabbi Rami: Should I Feel Guilty about Being Happy?

Rabbi Rami answers your spiritual questions.

Rabbi Rami: Should I Prostrate Myself to My Teacher

Question: My teacher insists we prostrate ourselves to the Father and to him. As a woman, I am all too aware of how women have been made to prostrate themselves to male gods and th…

Rabbi Rami: What’s a Horrified Catholic Mom to Do?

Author and teacher Rabbi Rami Shapiro is encouraging Perennial Wisdom to lead us beyond alienation and isolation to integration and unity, based on Genesis 12:3: “You shall be a blessing to all the families of the earth.”*

Rabbi Rami's Meditation Tips

I know that meditation is good for me, but I can’t sit still for five minutes, let alone 20. Is there an alternative to meditation? Meditation is waking to God in, with, and as…

Relationship Resolutions 2012

Ah, the New Year. That wonderful time when we feel like we get to start fresh, renew, redesign, get a grip, set goals, and make New Year’s resolutions. Now is the time we gear up f…

Religion and Politics

“It seems to me that religion and politics are inextricably intertwined. So much so, in fact, that I think religion is simply politics by another name. Was this always the case or is this something new?”

Roadside Assistance Special Edition: Orlando

Rabbi Rami offers his insight to the influx of questions filling his inbox after the tragedy in Orlando in this special edition of Roadside Assistance.

Sexploits

Dear Eve,I am writing because I’m in a funk. I have a wonderful marriage of almost four years. We are extremely open-minded and fun-loving individuals and through the years I have …

Special Edition: Roadside Assistance

Rabbi Rami is answering your questions, with special editions of his online column Roadside Musings.

Special Edition: Roadside Assistance Part II

Rabbi Rami is answering your questions, with special editions of his online column Roadside Musings.

Spiritual Insight on Vulnerability From Schitt’s Creek

You live inside your skin tone, your mental health situation, your flawed family. “Like Johnny and Moira, we don’t need to be stigmatized or made to feel less than fully human when we’re up a creek without a paddle.”

The 10 Dots Experiment

An Excerpt from Life Loves You

The Art of Traveling Alone

Tips on mastering the solo journey

The Cure for Laziness

When we call ourselves lazy, we do it innocently. Unconscious about what's really going on, the inner critic kicks in and decides the issue is our laziness.

The Heart of Money: A Question of Being “Blessed”

Q: My old friend from college tells me he is “blessed” because he made a fortune. I’ll admit to being a bit envious, but the big problem isn’t his money: It’s that he really believ…

The Heart of Money: The Best Financial Practice for Moving Abroad is Nonattachment

When you move abroad, especially to a different culture like Uganda’s, normal just ain’t normal. My family and I have lived in Kampala, Uganda, for three years, and I just re-renew…

The Heart of Money: Time to Move Abroad?

Columnist Paul Sutherland offers his personal experience living abroad to shed light on the question.

The Heart of Money: When Should I Retire?

“My definition of retirement is working when you want, how you want, if you want, and where you want.”

The Incredible Lightness of Packing

12 Expert Tips for a Carefree, Stress-free Journey

The Second Essential Life Skill: Self-Observe

This is part two of a series featuring the Five Essential Life Skills. My last post featured the first of the skills, Remembering Who You Really Are.The second essential life skill…