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 to write my latest book, a romance-mystery novel for women, I feel often that she […]

Would You Invite Ants to Your Picnic?

Would you? I’m sure you would prefer not to! So my question to you is why would you invite into your life people that are unpleasant and/or not in your best interest?   Sometimes it happens because someone intimidates us. Sometimes we think someone is a wonderful addition to our lives and then as time […]

The Superhereos and Secret Genuises Within Us All.

There are times in life that we doubt our abilities. We doubt who we are and what we can accomplish. We are Superheroes! All of us are secret geniuses. It is a matter of unlocking the vault of knowledge and our own personal powers. Barbara relates and speaks about this in her personal interview on […]

I recently found an excerpt from The Enchanted Self, A Positive Therapy. This section reveals the way that I initially began to reclaim my own Enchanted Self:

My enchanted self was beginning to emerge, unpeeling as an onion is unpeeled, layer by layer. This is important because I think so many of us shy away from our innermost positive feelings perhaps as much as we do from the dark shadows around us. The search for The Enchanted Self is intimate in revealing […]

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 emotionally ‘richer’ through telling the stories of our lives and even more. Perhaps writing them, […]

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 Pokies Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share this on sphinn Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend