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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

Thinking Clearly in the Face of Anger, Part Two

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Practical solutions for dealing with anger and negativity in marriage.


Self Mastery Builds You

Self Mastery Builds You

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


Thinking Clearly in Marriage, Part One

Thinking Clearly in Marriage, Part One

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


Authentic Self Image

Authentic Self Image

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


In the Presence of Positive People

In the Presence of Positive People

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


The Power of

The Power of "Next!"

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On to better thoughts. (3min)


Don't Cause Pain, Give Pleasure, Part 2

Don't Cause Pain, Give Pleasure, Part 2

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Ten surefire ways to give your spouse pleasure.


Thoughts That Lower Self Image

Thoughts That Lower Self Image

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


Who Would Believe?

Who Would Believe?

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


For a Lazy Person You Do a Lot

For a Lazy Person You Do a Lot

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Seeing yourself in a positive light. (3.5min)


The Power of the Word

The Power of the Word "Yet"

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Get ready for "yet". (2.45min)


Expand Your Beliefs about What's Possible

Expand Your Beliefs about What's Possible

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Are you using your full potential. (3min)


If Someone else can Do it I can Do it Too

If Someone else can Do it I can Do it Too

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Learn from everyone you meet. (4min)


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

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

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Even once is a valuable start. (3min)


How Long Does It Take

How Long Does It Take

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Upgrading your Awareness. (1.5min)


Perseverance to Build Your Self Image

Perseverance to Build Your Self Image

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How to guarantee success. (3.5min)


Words of the Wise Heal

Words of the Wise Heal

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How to become a powerful communicator.


Joy of Taking Action

Joy of Taking Action

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


Strategy for Becoming Your Ideal Self

Strategy for Becoming Your Ideal Self

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


Make the World a Better Place

Make the World a Better Place

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The power of thought. (3 min.)


Dousing the Fire

Dousing the Fire

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How to calm someone who is angry at you.


Being Liked by Others

Being Liked by Others

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The energy you project bounces back to you.


Overcoming Nature

Overcoming Nature

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


Step One to Growth

Step One to Growth

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


Focus Exercise: The Great Four

Focus Exercise: The Great Four

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Thoughts, feelings, words, actions.


Dealing with Difficult People

Dealing with Difficult People

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Creative solutions that will transform the toughest situations.


20 Ways to Bring Out the Best in Your Children

20 Ways to Bring Out the Best in Your Children

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An inspiring, practical list from a relationships expert.


Mastering Joy

Mastering Joy

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


Choosing Wisely Versus Change

Choosing Wisely Versus Change

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The problem of change. (2.5 min)


All Inner Strength in all Contexts

All Inner Strength in all Contexts

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


Worthwhile Goals

Worthwhile Goals

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


One Tiny Step At A Time

One Tiny Step At A Time

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Focus on improvement. (2min.)


If You Were To Meet Hillel and Rabbi Akiva

If You Were To Meet Hillel and Rabbi Akiva

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


Your Best Moments Are Your Best Teachers

Your Best Moments Are Your Best Teachers

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


Act The Way You Wish To Be

Act The Way You Wish To Be

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Using the amazing power of "as if".


What Can I Do To Improve Today?

What Can I Do To Improve Today?

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Build yourelf with a wise question.


Build On What You Did Right

Build On What You Did Right

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Your positive feeback can have a major impact.


The Almighty Loves You

The Almighty Loves You

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Every blessing and prayer connects you to the Almighty.


The Importance of Considering Yourself Important

The Importance of Considering Yourself Important

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Your self concept is a key factor in your accomplishment.


Becoming An Honorable Person

Becoming An Honorable Person

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Who do you respect?


Your Immense Value As A Person Is A Divine Gift

Your Immense Value As A Person Is A Divine Gift

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Don't needlessly limit yourself.


A Puzzling Formula For Happiness

A Puzzling Formula For Happiness

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Does happiness need an unreachable utopia.


Happiness Is An Obligation To Our Creator

Happiness Is An Obligation To Our Creator

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Accomplish your life mission with Joy.


A Happy Person Spreads Joy

A Happy Person Spreads Joy

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When you are unhappy, it affects others.


Being Happy For The Sake Of Others

Being Happy For The Sake Of Others

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What your smile can do.


Happiness Is An Obligation To Yourself

Happiness Is An Obligation To Yourself

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Joy creates healthy energy.


Creation And Torah Are For Joy

Creation And Torah Are For Joy

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Don't use your mind to imprison yourself.


Happiness in Moderation

Happiness in Moderation

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Either extreme is problematic.


Rejoice with the Good In Your Life

Rejoice with the Good In Your Life

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The challenge of discontentment


Three Questions For Change

Three Questions For Change

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How you will benefit from a gratitude journal.