As we near Yom Kippur, people may be considering formal kabbalos to accept for the upcoming year.
Looking back to the previous year's kabbalos (if one still remembers them) can be depressing as more often than not, they were not properly fulfilled. What are some guidelines to making proper kabbalos that are both important and manageable for the upcoming year?
Rav Dessler, in a collection of his writings on the topic, outlines several guidelines in properly accepting kabbalos for the upcoming year, many of which have been supported from the recent psychology literature. For this year, allow us to explore one key idea Rav Dessler offers.