In many areas of our lives uncertainty is inevitable. You will cause
yourself much needless pain if you unrealistically demand certainty.
Even in extremely important areas of our lives we are likely to be
If you can let go of unrealistic demands for certainty, you will
actually achieve more peace of mind than if you were certain!
What is the proper attitude? Try to be as certain as possible, and
accept that any remaining uncertainty will not exacerbate your
We're human. We need food. We need meaning and connection. And we most definitely need encouragement.
Now, in this wise and charming new volume, we learn how to effectively use the massive power of encouragement,
to encourage ourselves and others, particularly when we feel overwhelmed or depleted.
In Encouragement, Rabbi Pliskin shares meditations and affirmations, inspirational true stories, and his trademark
wise, practical advice. He shows us how our words can help others - and ourselves -- become more confident,
optimistic, and upbeat people.
Rabbi Zelig Pliskin is the author of 25 books with his specialty in mastering happiness and other positive inner resources.
His last 15 books include such titles as: "Taking Action", "Happiness", "Kindness", "Courage", "Serenity", "Building Your Self-image" "Conversations with
Yourself" and "Marriage." These books are available at: Artscroll.com.
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