The Psychotherapy Treatment Room Needed to Be Revamped and Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein, Positive Psychologist, Took On The Challenge!

This short video gives you background on the type of research with women I did that led to the discovery of The Enchanted Self(R). I did case study research on women ages early 30’s to 80’s and discovered that although they all had absorbed some negative messages in childhood, all of them had enhanced senses of […]

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, […]

Magic Potions We All Need This Time of Year

As winter descends we begin to feel the chill of shorter days and less sunlight. For many of us, less hours of light combined with colder temperatures results in us feel less light emotionally. For some of us, who actually have SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) gloom really sets in. This gloom often has to be […]

Fantasy Vacations – Our Need for Replenishment

Recently, in a women’s therapy group that I run, the desire for fun and a change of pace over took me. I suggested that we deviate from some of our typical work and instead go around the room imagining a vacation treat designed to suit each woman’s desires. It was fascinating to see how many […]

Was She an Angel?

Welcome to a world where happiness is a possible mental and emotional state at least a good part of the time.  Welcome to the Enchanted Self Positive Psychology Concepts where I teach you how to generate a life worth living that has meaning, value and integrity for you.  Unique to your mental wellness needs which […]

Becoming an Enchanted Self

How do we obtain a life worth living?  How do we overcome adversity?  How can we experience positive emotions?  How do we stay in good mental health?  These are serious questions and to briefly answer them would be unfair to the reader.  But I can say as a positive psychologist, working in the treatment room […]

An Enchanter: The Gabbie Cabbie

Finding out how to live a life worth living and being able to overcome the adversities that befall all of us in a normal lifetime, while also experiencing enough positive emotions to feel happy much of the time, may sound like a tough assignment. But if you can just be true to yourself and learn […]