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Posts by Yosef Farhi

THE ART OF TRUSTING

click BESHALACH 2020 for download THE ART OF TRUSTING Parashat Beshalach I know that this sounds ridiculous, but did you ever return G-d a favor? He did, does, and will always do, so much good for you and your family. Or is it just impossible to do G-d a favor, for He does not lack anything…

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THE ART OF EMOTIONAL RESILIENCE

click Bo 2020  for download THE ART OF EMOTIONAL RESILIENCE Parashat Bo Martin Seligman, the author of Learned Optimism and founder of modern-day Positive Psychology, writes that successful people are usually positive people. Positive people are masters at the three Ps. They believe that 1. Problems are not permanent. 2. Problems are not worse than they…

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THE ART OF EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

click vaera 2020 for download THE ART OF EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION Parashat Vaera Effective communication is the key to success in so many life areas. How do we improve our communication skills? Where does one start? An excellent place to begin is with the Meshech Hochma in this week’s Parasha. Moshe claimed to G-d that there…

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Engaged vs. Entertained

Boredom is the biggest problem of educational systems today. Two-thirds of students today complain that school is boring. Most report because of the lack of interaction with teachers, or because teachers are conveying information that is not interesting. One out of three students in the classroom, are just sitting there, not interacting, on a daily…

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When and why tutoring does not work

Tutoring can help strengthen subject comprehension, boost confidence, and build essential learning skills. Tutoring gives students individualized attention that they don’t get in a crowded classroom. One on one tutoring helps students who struggle to keep up, and it challenges those students that find the classroom curriculum a breeze. Here are what studies are saying…

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