For most adults, these are uncomfortable but benign practices whose pain is quickly forgotten when the fast is over. Unfortunately, the experience of fasting can be much more challenging for someone struggling with disordered eating...
Every Life Counts is broken into four categories, with each including a collection of articles and resources for different members of society available for individual download, much like our regular resources, as well as a larger downloadable version with every resource in its given section.
Many years ago, my husband, Adam, read a novel (a rare occurrence for him — he tended to read business articles over fiction) and absolutely loved it. He insisted I read this book, because he was sure I would love it as well and we could discuss it. I read it in a few days and really did love it...
Depending on the traditions of a person’s specific Jewish community, a death by suicide can include all of the same prayers and rituals as any other death.However, we should remember the particular sensitivities around death by suicide and the family and friends who survive. We offer some prayers and rituals, written by survivors, you might use or adapt.
A cheshbon hanefesh is an analysis of the ways in which we can do and be better to ourselves (which, of course, can have an impact on the world around us). It provides a benchmark by which we can measure our progress and see if our goals have changed, and it allows us to think about how best to move forward based on what has worked and what hasn’t. Give it a try!
Personal responsibilities and mental wellness may seem like different conversations. After all, the world is seeing record levels of burnout, anxiety and exhaustion — partially resulting from our overwhelming lifestyles, neverending to-do lists and unforgiving schedules. So how could adding more responsibilities improve things? How could having additional duties benefit our mental health?
Our goal is to provide suicide loss survivors with a safe, supportive and judgement free environment where they can express themselves, find comfort, hope and resources with others confronting the pain and loss of a suicide.
988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. While some areas may be currently able to connect to the Lifeline by dialing 988, this dialing code will be available to everyone across the United States starting on July 16, 2022.