Menucha: Putting the Emotional Health of Mothers First

Organization based in London, UK aims to provide advice and support to empower Jewish women and their families experiencing Perinatal Mood Disorders. Menucha’s goal is to alleviate the severity of Perinatal Mood disorders by ensuring every woman and her family can access help quickly, efficiently and feel confident.

Stop Surviving Start Living

powerful book offers a road map and the inspiration to create A LIFE OF MEANING AND PURPOSE – to stop merely surviving and start living.

Did I do it right?? Mikvah with Tikvah: Jewish Rituals and OCD

Mikvah and OCD – The Halachos of Niddah in general, and of Mikvah in particular, are a fertile ground for OCD/Scrupulosity to rear its head and torture those who suffer with it. Short description of distinguishing features and treatment considerations.

OCD Mikvah Preparation Checklist

This checklist can be used by any woman and those having trouble estimating the amount of time they should use to prepare for Mikvah immersion. This list was approved by Rabbi Sholom Ber Chaikin, a Rav who deals especially with the laws of family purity. The timing allocations are suggestions, not Halacha, and is meant for usual circumstances.

What You Never Knew About Teens and the Pill

Some concerning side effects of the pill – important to be aware of for kallahs who are taking for the first time before wedding.

A Marriage Made in Heaven: A Jewish Wedding Guide

A four-part series on Shalom Bayit given to Women at Aish/Ahavas Yisroel in Denver.

Self-Esteem

Shani Taragin connects the story of the meraglim to Woman’s self esteem, and then interviews Dr. Carolyn Peyser to discuss developing and maintaining  Healthy self-image for Women and girls in a world of diets, fitness focus and increased Eating Disorders.

Facing Codependence: What It Is, Where It Comes From, How It Sabotages Our Lives

a framework for identifying codependent thinking, emotions and behaviour and provides an effective approach to recovery. Mellody sets forth five primary adult symptoms of this crippling condition, then traces their origin to emotional, spiritual, intellectual, physical and Sexual abuses that occur in childhood. Central to Mellody’s approach is the concept that the codependent adult’s injured inner child needs healing. Recovery from codependence, therefore, involves clearing up the toxic emotions left over from these painful childhood experiences.

The New Normal — Family Life after Corona

A segment from Rabbi Yaakov Hoorowitz’s Tools for Living and Parenting Series.