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Inherent Worthiness

(a Meditation on Happiness by Tal Ben-Shahar, PhD, in his book, Happier) “To lead a happy life, we must experience a sense of inherent worthiness. As Nathaniel Branden writes, ‘In order to seek values, man (sic) must consider himself worthy … Continue reading

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Not reaching your goal? It may be an extinction burst.

Have you ever been working on something – losing weight, being more patient with coworkers, exercising regularly, developing a more positive outlook – and there you are, making steady progress, working the system, and suddenly, BAM! Something happens that seems … Continue reading

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Even Judy Dench doubts herself

From Chapter 16: Value Yourself Highly: Dame Judy Dench, arguably one of the best actors in the world, has primarily played sure-footed women. She was being interviewed on National Public Radio to introduce her latest series, “Cranford,” as I wrote … Continue reading

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Valuing Yourself Highly

Dame Judy Dench, arguably one of the best actors in the world, has primarily played sure-footed women. She was being interviewed on National Public Radio to introduce her latest series, “Cranford,” as I wrote the first draft of this chapter. … Continue reading

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Before Resolutions – Give yourself credit for 2009

Thanks to my lovely yoga teacher, I came up with a great idea this morning. I tried it with my family, and it worked. Rather than flying straight to a new to-do list for the new year, we wrote a … Continue reading

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