The Enchanted Self           — by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein

Recipe for Happiness and Self-Esteem

Today driving by a public school I saw a sign on the bulletin board that said approximately the following: 

Children are the treasures in our art gallery. 

I thought this was a lovely saying.  And indeed when adults do treasure their children, self-esteem has a chance to really develop and flourish. 

What is more exquisite than a new baby?  How perfect the newborn is.  How wonderful also is the energy and spirit of a three year old.  Each age has its special delights. 

If you have children try to think of them as wondrous treasures in the art gallery of life.  You'll like what you see and the children will love being perceived as so special.

— © Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein

In private practice since 1981, Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein, psychologist and originator of The Enchanted Self, has committed to bring the keys of enchantment to the world.

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