With the flip of a calendar year often comes the resolution to be the best new version of ourselves. With this fresh start, we promise that we’ll be better, do better, cut things out and swear things off. The majority of people’s resolutions revolve around physical and mental health, finances and losing weight, but these typically last only two to four months. Instead of cutting things out, research has shown that focusing on adding things in can make small changes […]

Whether you spell it Hannukah, Hanukkah or Channukah, it’s a holiday celebrated by Jews around the world. Also known as the Festival of Lights, it commemorates when Jews had to leave their temple after it was occupied by the Syrian-Greek empire. When they returned, they found only had enough oil to light the candelabras (now called the menorah) for one night. Miraculously, the oil lasted for eight days. Today, Jews light the menorah for eight nights. They play games, sing […]