Q: Barbara, tell us what THE ENCHANTED SELF® is and how it ties into women, most particularly to women in the business world. (The full interview of which this is one part, can be read on www.fodreams.com  A: Well, Deb, that’s certainly an all encompassing question! Let me start by breaking my answer up into […]

Abraham Lincoln and Living a Life

Abraham Lincoln said, "It’s not the years in your life, it is the life in your years."  What a wonderful comment.  May we all be able to put lots of life into every secon of our lives! Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein, www.enchantedself.com Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share […]

Gratitude Verses Positive Action as a Path to Happiness

Gratitude is a marvelous practice, yet as a positive psychologist I have to share my clinical experiences.  It is not an easy practice!  When we are down, whether we are grieving, sad, hurt, or maybe, unfortunately, a combination of these difficult feelings, we are not interested in running through a list of what has worked […]

A New Year’s Resolution-Listen

My father was once walking down the street.  A man said, "Hello, Harry.  How are you?" My dad, Dr. Happy A. Becker, replied, "Not so good.  My mother died last week." The other man said, "Good, glad to hear it." The other man did not listen.  Let’s all try to listen this year.  It is […]