"Keep up the good work!" is an easy and encouraging message to say.
These five words can be tremendously valuable. It's easy to think that when someone successfully does positive things, he will be aware of it and doesn't need to hear this expression of recognition. But at all stages of life we need encouragement.
When we are just starting out, we usually need positive feedback from others to know that we are doing well. This feedback is especially valuable when the encouragement comes from our parents, teachers, mentors, employers, coaches, and anyone else we hold in high esteem.
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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