Temperance — Histapkut — הִסְתַּפְּקוּת
Before taking food into your mouth,
consider what benefit it has for your personal health
or the fulfillment of a precept.
Middah Worksheet for Temprance
Cheshbon ha-Nefesh (“Accounting of the Soul”) is a step by step approach to improving one's characher traits. It was written by Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Satanov. It was published in 1845 with the encouragement of Rabbi Yisroel Salanter. The book is available from Feldheim Publishers.