A major cause of many people's sadness is their lack of attaining things they could live without.
This is ironic. A person demands things because he wishes to live a happier life. But with that very demand, he causes himself much unhappiness. Give up your demand for what you are unable to obtain and you will live a happier life.
(Dubner Magid, Sefer Hamidos - Shaar Hasinah, ch.15; Rabbi Pliskin's Gateway to Happiness, p.177)
Self-confidence allows you to create goals -- and reach them. It lets you learn from your failures -- and move on to triumphs. It helps you
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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: "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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