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Daily Lift #873

Encourage Others Strengths

Encourage people by helping them focus on their strengths. Most of us have strengths we don't always use. By using them, our entire life will be lived on a higher plane.

(For a series of probing questions on this topic, see Rabbi Pliskin's "Gateway to Self Knowledge," p.218)

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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:

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Visitor Comments: 1

(1) mysteries, May 19, 2010 4:14 PM

There is too much negativity in society. The put down, the slur, the jealousy, the fear that others will go ahead of oneself in study, work and carrer so no help should be forthcoming or they should be distracted are all to often apparent in the daily lives. To do a good turn is encouraging and that person may go onto better things that would go on to help make for a better system, procedures, efficiency etc. To not help would make for inefficiency.

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