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Daily Lift #1233

Spread A Little Cheer

When you are cheerful, you spread your good feelings to others. This enables them to gain from all of the benefits of being in a good state.

Remember how you felt when you were spontaneously cheerful. See what you saw. Hear what you heard. And feel what you felt.

Access this state whenever you interact with people - and they'll appreciate it!

(For a series of probing questions on this topic, see Rabbi Pliskin's "Gateway to Self Knowledge," pp.148)

See more Daily Lifts on the topic of Cheerfulness

NEW BOOK!

Rabbi Zelig Pliskin's new book has just been published by ArtScroll: ENCOURAGEMENT: Formulas, Stories, and Insights.

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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