Aviously

Because, aviously…

It was the first Monday in May, 2014, and I’d just had a bad experience at the Apple store, and needed a place to vent about it. And vent I did. And then I spoke about race…and morality…and Boko Haram…and Shakira…and how to fix NYC. And that was just the first week of “Avi’s Travels”. …

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Kevin Love opened up yesterday morning, via the Players Tribune, about his recent panic attack and tackling mental health head-on. So for 29 years, I thought about mental health as someone else’s problem. Sure, I knew on some level that some people benefited from asking for help or opening up. I just never thought it …

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Let’s discuss sports. You may not watch sports all the time, or if you do you tend to stick to only a couple of sports. Personally, I watch a wide variety, from Baseball and Hockey, to Soccer, NASCAR, and the Olympics. But sometimes a sport or event comes along that everyone should be watching. It …

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On Wednesday night the Orthodox Union/JLIC at the Tanger Hillel of Brooklyn College had a panel discussion entitled “Depression and Anxiety: Let’s Talk”, with the intent of breaking the stigma and getting the community talking. Very often mental illness is a disease of separation where people feel different, isolated, and alone…and you really don’t have …

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