It feels like a very tense time all around.
May I suggest you take a moment from your business to read this?


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From the desk of Rabbi Brian.

Vacation Giveaway!

Would you like to:

  • relax with nothing to do?
  • not have to answer your calls or e-mails?
  • sit comfortably and just daydream?

You can!
Absolutely free!

Religion-Outside-The-Box is giving away free vacations to all ROTB members!

Here’s how it works:

  • Decide how long a vacation you would like to have.
  • Don’t schedule anything for that amount of time!

of us only seem to be able to relax and “not do” when we are away from
home. We know that we could schedule time to not do anything, but we

Why not?

Chances are you know the location of a comfortable chair.

not schedule a 30-minute vacation there – not watching TV – relaxing as
you would if you were on a beach chair miles from home?

concept I’m talking about is nothing more radical than the
spiritual-religious notion of a Sabbath – time off. Need more info?
I’ve written a number of articles and recorded some podcasts about it.
(Click for a read or listen: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)

want to thank my later-day-Hasidic friend, Jesse for being part of the
inspiration for this article. He told me about being stuck in a motel,
wishing he were relaxing on a warm beach instead. He realized he could
get close by going into the bathroom, laying out a towel, turning on
the overhead heat lamp, putting on a headset to listen to some
downloaded nature sounds, and creating his own vacation.

Spiritual-religious advice for the week: Schedule some down-time.

With love,

Rabbi Brian

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