Writing as a Positive Psychologist: Part 2

Let’s move ahead to the publication of THE TRUTH (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything.

 
How in the world as a psychologist as a psychologist and a writer, did I end up with my 4th …

Writing as a Positive Psychologist: Part 1

It is always interesting to learn about the writer behind the book. For example, I was delighted to find out that the passionate woman behind the memoir I am currently reading, Silver Pages on the Lawn, is well into …

Boredom, NO, Stimulation and Friendship, YES!

Do you know that there is a part of each of ourselves that needs adventure and daring. Boredom is not a healthy state.  We all need change and variety.  The question is how can we get changes in our lives …

The Loss of A Mother, My Mother

Some of you know that my mother passed away last November 11th. It is now almost a year. I miss her so much. Sometimes I feel she is right here still with me. One example is when I sit down …

You Never Know What Affect You Will Have On Someone!

I will never forget the following: I was so moved listening to Steve Hartmen on CBS News. He did one of his “Everyone Has a Story” and this lady certainly did. He had gone somewhere in Wisconsin, randomly found a …

YES YOU CAN! That’s what Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein, Positive Psychologist, and author of The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything) shared at a Powerful YOU! meeting in Lakewood, N. J.

‘Life begets life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that
one becomes rich.’ ~ Sarah Bernhard

A great quote! Sarah Berhard gave of herself in her acting. I believe that we can all give of ourselves and become …

The Wise Older Woman by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein

Awhile ago, I attended a beautiful wedding. A young Jewish couple came together in joy and the room was filled with happiness. Outside of the banquet room I noticed a group of older women sitting near the door collecting charity. …

SUCCESS is Ninety-nine percent perspiration and one percent inspiration! Dr. Harry A. Becker, Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein’s Dad taught her that!

Sometimes kids and adults forget how much resiliency and persistence we can really muster. Life is not always easy, but we can grow as we never give up. I was so lucky. I had a great mentor in my father. …