Patricia Raskin
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There have been many changes and adaptations in the business world during the COVID-19 pandemic that have improved productivity and the quality of work, and that exemplify connection and … more
Taking time to reflect on what I’m doing and where I’m going, and to evaluate if what I’m doing will get me where I want to go, has helped me a great deal in my work and my … more
As the High Holy Days approach, it’s a good time to revisit excerpts from my book, “Pathfinding: Seven Principles for Positive Living.” In the book, which was published in 2002, … more
This summer is infusing us with energy and sunshine, particularly as we move into the latter stages of the pandemic. But amid all the energy and enthusiasm for in-person gatherings and hugging our … more
Paula Goldberg, a member of Temple Emanu-El, in Providence, started a baking project seven years ago, when she was a member of the West Bay Community Jewish Center. She asked volunteer bakers to … more
What we focus on grows. I’ve written about this in my book, “Pathfinding: Seven Principles for Positive Living.” An example of this is The Hundredth Monkey phenomenon. In 1952, … more
I found an article that really spoke to me at Chabad.org called “Making Our Home a Sanctuary,” by psychiatrist Yetta Krinsky.  Dr. Krinsky wrote about the concept of sanctuary in … more
In this Passover during the pandemic, consider for a moment the case of Viktor Frankl, a prominent Jewish psychologist who was a survivor of two concentration camps and author of “Man’s … more
When we pack for a vacation, or maybe for a child’s summer camp, we usually consider what we need and what we want and will use. This is easy enough as we focus on one particular … more
COVID-19 has brought most of us some level of anxiety and stress, and that’s because anxiety is a byproduct of uncertainty. In addition to the pandemic, four other crises and uncertainties … more
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