• October 29, 2020
  • 11 5781, Cheshvan
  • פרשת לך־לך

Teshuva Through the Lens of Psychology

Teshuva Through the Lens of Psychology

What can modern psychology teach us about doing teshuva? Join Mrs. Fran Miller and explore recent theories of growth mindset, grit, habit building, and more, and learn how they relate to traditional Jewish texts and enhance our experience of teshuva.

August 23, 2020 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Teshuva Through the Lens of Psychology: Growth Mindset
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Exploring Carol Dweck’s research on growth mindset.  What role does mindset play in Teshuva?

August 30, 2020 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Teshuva Through the Lens of Psychology: Missteps and Perseverance
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– Duckworth’s theory of grit

– Living up to our potential

– Chazal on effort and setbacks

September 6, 2020 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Teshuva Through the Lens of Psychology: Habits
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Why are habits so important, how are they essential to teshuva, and what can we do to change our habits?

September 13, 2020 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Teshuva Through the Lens of Psychology: Relationships
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Biases, Forgiveness, and Gratitude in our Relationship with G-d and with Other People

Fran Miller is a graduate of the Keren Ariel Yoatzot Halacha program at Nishmat, and studied in the advanced Talmud programs in Matan and Migdal Oz. She holds a B.A. in Judaic Studies from Stern College and B.Ed. from Yeshivat Har Etzion’s Michlelet Herzog Teacher’s College. She teaches adults and post-high school students in person, online, and in midrashot. Fran lives in Mitzpeh Yericho with her husband and three children.