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Tzav: Leave the Light On - the Eish Tamid and Mood-Dependent Behavior

One of the ways in which my patients (and I) tend to get stuck most often is in the notion that productivity, achievement, and effectiveness depend on one’s mood. If I had a dollar for every time I heard the phrase, “I just didn’t feel like it” or some iteration thereof – well, I’d have a lot of dollars. We’ve all been there, of course. How many times have you had to wake up for work or school in the