Haleh Rabizadeh Resnick

it's the act that counts

You’re Not All That… But You’re Priceless :)

What many parents say to their kids: “You can be anything you want to be.  You can be the President.  You can run a company.  You can be a famous actor, musician, athlete, scientist.  You can cure cancer.” But really, can we?  These are nice encouraging words and certainly every person should reach high.  But does every person have the aptitude…
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Who’s In Charge?

Do you think we’ve gone too far with technology or not far enough?

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas… I get it. For those who for many years lived in a country where you have been the majority, not hearing “Merry Christmas” is beyond heartbreaking. When everyone is on the same page, when friends and neighbors believe as one and celebrate together.. there are few things sweeter. And besides, America’s open society…
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Cupcake Wars… Allergies and Us

It seems counterintuitive but wanting everyone to accommodate our children and working to make our child like others is actually extremely intolerant of us.

Constant Updates

If you have a kid in school… you will know exactly what I am about to share and for those who don’t… life has changed. Every parent has access to a password to go onto a site chosen by the school where you can get every homework assignment and every test grade in real time.…
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The “We” In “I”

In this thought provoking talk, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks argues that in today’s world we worship ourselves. From the emphasis we place on self-help to selfies to online filters which reinforce our world view… we are all about ourselves. And self worship… ultimately leads to world destruction. But it doesn’t have to be that way,…
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Time Travelor

Much is said about the power of living in the moment.  After all, we can only be who we are now and to think of anything other than that is to deny ourselves today and our future.  But in truth, is it really possibly to let go of a past?  We are the sum total…
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What About the Drinking?

Kavanaugh.  #Me Too exploded.  People took sides. What stuck with me though was that no one talked about drinking. Drinks are such an acceptable part of our culture that no one even dared suggest that maybe… just maybe, we should all do something other than drink with each other every time we hang.  We revel…
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What’s Your New Year’s Contribution?

With a New Year we generally think about our New Year’s Resolution. Exercise more? Be more present? Floss regularly? Eat better? Be a better spouse/parent/person? For the most part, New Year’s Resolutions are about ourselves- self improvement- how we can be better as an individual. Let’s switch it up a bit in this coming year.…
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System Efficiency: freeing us to do our finest work

“What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done, and there is nothing new under the sun.” Ecclesiastes 1:9 And so, as mankind advanced, we went from hunters and gatherers to farmers. From farming to industrialization and from industrialization to the computer revolution.  Yet, in the end there…
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