In my case, the answer to the above question is, "Yes, too much pressure (in my case blood pressure) led me to indulge in not so smart (actually stupid) "avoidance" behavior.
Chaim Schwartz* is the recognized genius of the class. He gets 100% on every test, understands the most difficult Gemaras and makes complicated math computations in his head in seconds. But for all his genius he can't seem to make a single friend.
Jewish physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer's decision to move forward with the production of the atom bomb in 1945 represented the culmination of a moral dilemma of tremendous magnitude.
"And it happened after these things that God tested Abraham and said to him, 'Abraham.' And he replied, 'Here I am.' "
Steak lovers rejoice! Members of "The Kosher Blog" have recently hosted a steak-tasting test and have posted their results. Surf on over to find...
Last week I tried to give some insight into the real existence of a well spouse.
Life is a Test, the newest book by Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis (ArtScroll/Mesorah Publications) may well be her finest one to date.
Walking out of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial in Washington, D.C. the stench of mass murder was overpowering.
Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/sections/magazine/can-too-much-pressure-turn-you-into-an-ostrich/2009/01/28/
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