Rabbi Simon Jacobson is a pioneering scholar, author, teacher, mentor and one of the most sought-after speakers in the Jewish world today. He has lectured to diverse audiences on six continents on psycho-spiritual issues and applying Jewish thought to contemporary life. His voice is rooted in the timeless teachings of Torah, yet at the same time is profoundly timely, relevant, unique, and cutting edge. He has written several book, including the best seller “Toward a Meaningful Life” which sold almost half a million copies and has been translated into multiple languages. Rabbi Jacobson has been interviewed on over 300 TV and radio shows, including CBS, CNN, MSNBC, FOX, and NPR. He is also the chairman and publisher of The Algemeiner Journal, the “fastest growing Jewish newspaper in America” according to CNBC, filling the position of his illustrious father, esteemed journalist Gershon Jacobson. Rabbi Jacobson heads The Meaningful Life Center, called a “Spiritual Starbucks” by the New York Times, which bridges the secular and the spiritual through a wide variety of live and online programming, presenting the universal teachings of Torah as a blueprint for life to people of all backgrounds. With his keen insight into the human condition, he has the unique ability to offer clarity and direction especially in difficult times.
In this episode, Rabbi Jacobson shares wisdom on how to get unstuck, tips on communicating better with one another, how to identify our self-imposed limitations, staying strong through good times and bad, plus a few memory tricks that we can use to better absorb and retain new information.