About the Author

Rabbi Zelig Pliskin

Rabbi Zelig Pliskin is a noted psychologist and prolific author of 24 books, including Guard Your Tongue, Gateway to Happiness, Gateway to Self Knowledge, Love Your Neighbor, Growth Through Torah, The Power of Words, Consulting the Wise, and the recent Life is Now. Rabbi Pliskin lives in Jerusalem, and is the director of Aish HaTorah's Counseling Center and a senior lecturer at Aish's Essentials program and the Executive Learning Center. He was ordained at the Telshe Yeshiva in Ohio and holds a degree in Counseling Psychology.

Three Questions For Change

How you will benefit from a gratitude journal.

Two Types Of Listeners

What type of listener are you?

Be Patient

What you need to become what you wish to be.

Every Human Is Unique

What is relevant to me right now.

Happiness Is A Learnable Skill

The essential factor for happiness.

Hurtful Words

Your words are powerful.

A Fool Acts Impulsively

Actin like a wise person makes you wiser.

Consulting Others

Finding better solutions.

Why Be Kind

The boomerang effect of kindness.

Do it Now

The way to actually accomplish.

Helping Others Overcome Worry

Freeing yourself and others from worry.

Finding Merit for Others

How can I get the Almighty to Love Me?

The Young Chazon Ish's Alphabet

Starting with the foundation. (2.5 min)

Building Your Self-Image

Tools for banishing those negative perceptions of self.

Ten Don'ts for Kindness

Ten common things to watch out for when performing acts of kindness.

Thank You! 10 Formulas to Master Gratitude

Attaining happiness, joy, bliss, euphoria, ecstasy.

Finding Serenity

Overcoming the common myths in mastering the state of serenity.

Questions Each Day

Questions that can have a profound impact on your life.

Daily Mind Building

A list of brief meditations that can have a profound impact on your life.

Anger: The Inner Teacher

Anger can show us who we really are and how we cope with frustration. Here are 14 tools for mastering this powerful and potentially destructive trait.

Self Development Formula for Personal Growth

Upgrade your BRAIN and you upgrade your G.T.S.S.

Positive States

We all have moments of positive inspiration. The trick is to capture them for easy access in the future.

Courage Versus Chutzpah

Boldness and brazenness are two sides of the same coin. What leads to great acts of courage, the other can render great harm. But both can be turned to do good.

On Becoming A Kind Person

Small acts of kindness bring fulfillment and joy to the doer, but most importantly they have life-transforming potential.

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