Don’t Call Me Skinny

The definition of skinny is “very thin” and is synonymous with words like “scrawny,” “gaunt” and “undernourished.” Since when did “very thin” become a socially acceptable description of a person? Moreover, how in the world did it become a compliment? No, this isn’t a piece geared toward mocking thin people. Rather, I want to get

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Ethics of Our Bloggers

Back when outdoor marketplaces were the norm, some dishonest business-owners would use weights that were heavier or lighter than they looked to overcharge customers.These business-owners would steal and deceive unknowing consumers. It’s glaringly obvious that what they did was unethical. Fast forward a few hundred years. Deception in business is everywhere. Overcharging customers, avoiding taxes,

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The Key To A Better Decree

The High Holidays are imminent, and I can’t help but think about what has happened to me over this year. It’s crazy to think that all of what I have experienced since last Rosh Hashana came to be because of the decrees that were written on Rosh Hashana and sealed on Yom Kippur. Last Rosh

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The Nine Days

The 9 days are upon us. To some, the 9 days are a series of days that frighten us and keep us playing it safe. To some, the 9 days are a time when we try to find learned individuals in an attempt to join in their completion of a section of talmud, for the

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Instagram Accounts You Should Be Following

Sometimes instagram can get us down looking at other people’s seemingly-perfect lives, all of the luxury items we can’t afford, vacations we can’t take; it tends to drain us. I’ve discovered a few accounts that do the opposite-they make me feel happy, positive, and recharged. If you’re feeling down, check these profiles out. @Esteezonline At

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When Postpartum Depression Comes Early

I’ve wanted to be a mother since I was a little kid. Though I was the youngest of two, it was assumed by many that I belonged to a large family. I would constantly surround myself with children and babies to tend to. At 18, a doctor told me that I would have extreme difficulty

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