Whatever you focus your attention on, you increase. This one principle is the key to mastering any trait and skill.
A person who focuses on building his self-image will eventually think like a person who has a positive self-image. He will feel like a person who has a positive self-image. He will speak and act the way a person with a positive self-image speaks and acts. I have elaborated on this in my book Building Your Self-Image and the Self-Image of Others.
((Life is Now: Creating moments of joy, courage, kindness, and serenity, p.93))
We're human. We need food. We need meaning and connection. And we most definitely need encouragement.
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Rabbi Zelig Pliskin is the author of 25 books with his specialty in mastering happiness and other positive inner resources.
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