Being on the receiving end of someone else's impatience gives us a first-hand experience of what others experience if we are impatient with them.
Doesn't it feel distressful to be rushed by an impatient clerk? Isn't it irritating when someone you call up for instructions or to register a complaint is too impatient to hear you out? Isn't it annoying when you're going as fast as you can and someone yells, "Hurry up already!"
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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