About the Author


Rabbi Zelig Pliskin

Rabbi Zelig Pliskin is a noted psychologist and prolific author of 24 books, including Guard Your Tongue, Gateway to Happiness, Gateway to Self Knowledge, Love Your Neighbor, Growth Through Torah, The Power of Words, Consulting the Wise, and the recent Life is Now. Rabbi Pliskin lives in Jerusalem, and is the director of Aish HaTorah's Counseling Center and a senior lecturer at Aish's Essentials program and the Executive Learning Center. He was ordained at the Telshe Yeshiva in Ohio and holds a degree in Counseling Psychology.


Thinking Clearly in the Face of Anger, Part Two

Practical solutions for dealing with anger and negativity in marriage.

Self Mastery Builds You

The Greater Your Self Mastery the Greater Your Self. (3min)

Thinking Clearly in Marriage, Part One

How to stay cool and collected when you're about to blow your top.

Authentic Self Image

Don't project an image for others. (3min)

In the Presence of Positive People

Benefiting from someone's good eye & good heart. (3min)

The Power of "Next!"

On to better thoughts. (3min)

Don't Cause Pain, Give Pleasure, Part 2

Ten surefire ways to give your spouse pleasure.

Thoughts That Lower Self Image

How people create a low self image. (3.5min)

Who Would Believe?

What can you do now that you thought you never could. (3min)

For a Lazy Person You Do a Lot

Seeing yourself in a positive light. (3.5min)

The Power of the Word "Yet"

Get ready for "yet". (2.45min)

Expand Your Beliefs about What's Possible

Are you using your full potential. (3min)

If Someone else can Do it I can Do it Too

Learn from everyone you meet. (4min)

If I can Do it Once, I can Do it Again

Even once is a valuable start. (3min)

How Long Does It Take

Upgrading your Awareness. (1.5min)

Perseverance to Build Your Self Image

How to guarantee success. (3.5min)

Words of the Wise Heal

How to become a powerful communicator.

Joy of Taking Action

Wouldn't it be wonderful to accomplish everything you want to accomplish. (3 min. 57 sec)

Strategy for Becoming Your Ideal Self

Becoming the person you wish to be. (4 min. 57 sec)

Make the World a Better Place

The power of thought. (3 min.)

Dousing the Fire

How to calm someone who is angry at you.

Being Liked by Others

The energy you project bounces back to you.

Overcoming Nature

By changing behavior patterns, you can break the negative cycle. (4 min. 17 sec)

Step One to Growth

Guess what? You're not perfect. The art of accepting constructive criticism. (3 min. 56 sec)

Focus Exercise: The Great Four

Thoughts, feelings, words, actions.

Dealing with Difficult People

Creative solutions that will transform the toughest situations.

20 Ways to Bring Out the Best in Your Children

An inspiring, practical list from a relationships expert.

Mastering Joy

Your thought patterns determine whether you will be joyful or miserable.

Choosing Wisely Versus Change

The problem of change. (2.5 min)

All Inner Strength in all Contexts

See yourself as a person who can reach goals. (3min.)

Worthwhile Goals

See yourself as a person who can reach goals. (3min.)

One Tiny Step At A Time

Focus on improvement. (2min.)

If You Were To Meet Hillel and Rabbi Akiva

Encounters with positive people help you feel more positive. (3.5min)

Your Best Moments Are Your Best Teachers

Turning an "I can't" into an "I can".

Act The Way You Wish To Be

Using the amazing power of "as if".

What Can I Do To Improve Today?

Build yourelf with a wise question.

Build On What You Did Right

Your positive feeback can have a major impact.

The Almighty Loves You

Every blessing and prayer connects you to the Almighty.

The Importance of Considering Yourself Important

Your self concept is a key factor in your accomplishment.

A Puzzling Formula For Happiness

Does happiness need an unreachable utopia.

Happiness Is An Obligation To Our Creator

Accomplish your life mission with Joy.

A Happy Person Spreads Joy

When you are unhappy, it affects others.

Creation And Torah Are For Joy

Don't use your mind to imprison yourself.

Happiness in Moderation

Either extreme is problematic.

Rejoice with the Good In Your Life

The challenge of discontentment

Three Questions For Change

How you will benefit from a gratitude journal.

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