A Special Collection of Blessings For You This Memorial Day Weekend…

“May you be blessed with a day where no one speaks negatively, including you!”

“May you feel as though you can walk on water, even when you are simply walking along the shore!”

“After you struggle uphill may you always …

Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein, positive psychologist, discusses some of the core concepts of The Enchanted Self at Norwalk Community College, November 2008 at the annual Writer’s Conference



Weekly Blessing

“The harder I work, the luckier I get.”  (Anonymous)  


May you be blessed with so much luck you feel it is falling out of the sky like raindrops!  

~ Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein   

Weekly Blessing

“May you always be at home when you are home and never online pokies feel the pain of being a stray!”

~ Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein

I’m quoted in February’s Cosmopolitan Magazine

I’m quoted in February’s Cosmopolitan Magazine on page159 in the article, When Your Friends Start Having Babies.

Dr. Barbara is quoted in Cosmo Magazine

The quote is “She will appreciate your making the effort to spend time with her and the child…and will likely return the

The Truth is that The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything) contains within it The Enchanted Self.

The Truth is that The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything), my new book, contains within it the same truths that make up The Enchanted Self.  At first you might not believe that, as my first

Wisdom Secrets to Happiness Brought to you by The Enchanted Self

If we can find the wisdom secrets to happiness, and we can also learn how to integrate them into our lives, how to practice them, find the recipes that go with them and stir that wonderful pot, we can end

The Pleasures of Making Grandma’s Memories My Own

Each season requires special behaviors and activities on our part to optimize for ourselves living a purposeful and happy life. We actually have to practice our positive emotions, just as the champion tennis player practices her swing. We have to …