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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.

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What type of listener are you?


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Why do I need to review ideas?


Be Patient

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What you need to become what you wish to be.


Torah Concepts: Appropriate Amounts

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Like medicine in the pharmacy.


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What is relevant to me right now.


Kindness Spreading Happiness

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Offering sound advice.


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The essential factor for happiness.


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Gain immunity from Insults.


Hurtful Words

Hurtful Words

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Your words are powerful.


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A Fool Acts Impulsively

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Actin like a wise person makes you wiser.


Consulting Others

Consulting Others

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Finding better solutions.


Why Be Kind

Why Be Kind

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The boomerang effect of kindness.


Do it Now

Do it Now

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The way to actually accomplish.


Helping Others Overcome Worry

Helping Others Overcome Worry

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Freeing yourself and others from worry.


Finding Merit for Others

Finding Merit for Others

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How can I get the Almighty to Love Me?


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Starting with the foundation. (2.5 min)


Building Your Self-Image

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Tools for banishing those negative perceptions of self.


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Ten Don'ts for Kindness

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Ten common things to watch out for when performing acts of kindness.


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Attaining happiness, joy, bliss, euphoria, ecstasy.


Finding Serenity

Finding Serenity

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Overcoming the common myths in mastering the state of serenity.


Questions Each Day

Questions Each Day

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Questions that can have a profound impact on your life.


Daily Mind Building

Daily Mind Building

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A list of brief meditations that can have a profound impact on your life.


Anger: The Inner Teacher

Anger: The Inner Teacher

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Self Development Formula for Personal Growth

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Upgrade your BRAIN and you upgrade your G.T.S.S.


Positive States

Positive States

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We all have moments of positive inspiration. The trick is to capture them for easy access in the future.


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Boldness and brazenness are two sides of the same coin. What leads to great acts of courage, the other can render great harm. But both can be turned to do good.


On Becoming A Kind Person

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Small acts of kindness bring fulfillment and joy to the doer, but most importantly they have life-transforming potential.