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Testimonials
Praise for Dr. Goldsmith’s Quotes for 100 Ways Books

“A wonderful guide to develop more self-confidence and emotional health.”
Judith Orloff, MD, New York Times
bestselling author of Emotional Freedom and Second Sight

“There are many faces and dimensions to confidence, and Barton has covered most of them in this book. Anyone needing a boost in growing their self confidence will find this book a gold mine. Full of suggestions, recommendations, ideas and exercises. Highly recommend it.”
Harville Hendrix,
bestselling author of Receiving Love: Letting Yourself Be Loved

"I love this book!  The perfect combination of inspiration, motivation and practicality!  Short, do-able ideas that can make a huge difference in the way you feel about yourself and your world.  Again, I LOVE it!"
Larry Winget, New York Times
bestselling author of The Idiot Factor and Your Kids Are Your Own Fault.

“When you are ready a teacher will appear and here it is.”   
Bernie Siegel, MD,
bestselling author of 365 Prescriptions For The Soul and 101 Exercises for the Soul

“100 Ways to Boost Your Self-Confidence is packed with practical wisdom that is easy to apply. Dr. Barton Goldsmith shows you how to believe in yourself and how to become the kind of person who others are drawn to believe in.”
Marci Schimoff, New York Times
best-selling author of Happy for No Reason.

 
 
Praise for Dr. Goldsmith’s Emotional Fitness Books

Goldsmith draws on his 20-plus years of experience as a therapist and his weekly "Emotional Fitness" column to help readers achieve a stronger connection with their partners. His 52 chapters include explanations and exercises for developing more intimacy, compassion, and understanding. While some of the tips, such as discussing one's vulnerabilities, require courage, others are just fun. Helpful if read cover to cover or in pieces. Recommended for all public libraries.
Library Journal

Most couples genuinely desire an intimate relationship. Emotional Fitness for Intimacy is filled with insights and exercises that will enhance the intimacy level in any relationship. For couples who would like to see dreams become reality, Dr. Goldsmith points the way.
Dr. Gary D. Chapman,
The Five love Languages
and Love As a Way of Life

This book is an encyclopedia of wise and useful information for couples who want to deepen their relationship. Written by a wise and experience therapist, couples will find exercises to help them discover and accept differences, deepen connection and achieve intimacy. I recommend it to all couples."
Harville Hendrix, Ph.D,
Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples

If we value intimacy as much as we say we do, and if it were possible to construct a “handbook” covering the complexity of relationship, Dr. Goldsmith’s Emotional Fitness for Intimacy is it.
Organized in manageable chunks, full of practical suggestions, and informed by a sagacity which both illumines and facilitates intimacy, this book brings each reader to more thoughtful, practical possibilities for his or her relationship.
James Hollis, Ph. D.,
Jungian analyst and author of What Matters Most: Living a More Considered Life.

I found much wisdom in this book expressed in ways which were practical, easy to understand and incorporate into one's life style.
Bernie Siegel, MD,
Love, Magic & Miracles
and 365 Prescriptions For Living

Emotional Fitness for Intimacy offers compelling, practical advice for understanding true intimacy and for achieving our goals in a successful love relationship. Dr. Goldsmith provides tips for challenging situations and compromising positions we all face in our love lives, and those who read his book will be ahead in the unending quest for a healthy, rewarding emotional connection.
Susan Shapiro Barash,
Little White Lies, Deep Dark Secrets: The Truth About Why Women Lie

In this fascinating book Dr. Goldsmith reveals how to keep intimacy alive in relationships, a beautiful gift to his readers.
Judith Orloff, MD,
Positive Energy

Bull's-eye! Like a Zen archer, Barton Goldsmith releases an arrow into the very center of intimacy. And like a Zen monk he writes with a disarming charm and graceful elegance, creating a book that is fun, funny, yet penetratingly wise. My advice is simple - Read it.
Shawn Christopher Shea, M.D, Author of Psychiatric Interviewing: the Art of Understanding

Dr. Barton Goldsmith is the BEST natural born therapist I have ever met.
David Viscott, M.D. - Author of The Making of a Psychiatrist, TV & Radio Talk Show Host

Barton knows how to get to the heart of the matter quickly and facilitate deep healing.
Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, M.D. - Author of On Death and Dying

This book has some very good ideas on how couples can stop their anger
at each other and live more successfully together.
Albert Ellis, Ph.D. - Creator or REBT and Author of A Guide to Rational Living

His articles and books on relationships are right on the mark.
Edward M. Hallowell M.D. - Author of Driven to Distraction,
Dare to Forgive, Worr
y and Delivered from Distraction

Dr. Goldsmith is a man if integrity and intelligence who tells it like it is in an uplifting manner  that everyone in or out of a relationship needs to hear.
William Glasser, M.D. - Founder and author of Reality Therapy and
Choice Theory: A New Psychology of Personal Freedom.

I can HONESTLY say that Dr. Barton's book is outstanding - a really terrific combination of good bedside manner, useful/practical information, and common sense.
Anne Sheffield, award winning author of Depression Fallout

As a physician, who has worked with people trying to resolve relationship problems, I found this book to contain a great deal of wisdom, which is made easily accessible to the reader. I have experienced fifty wonderful years of married life and so know the practical steps to emotional fitness for couples shared here are of great value.
Bernie Siegel, M.D.,
Author of 365 Prescriptions For Living

Love is all you need...but, you also need a well-written, easy-to-follow roadmap to the heartland. Renowned relationship guru, Barton Goldsmith, has provided this map in Emotional Fitness. It is your guidebook to revitalizing your relationship!
Jeffrey K. Zeig, Ph.D.
Director, The Milton Erickson Foundation
Organizer, The Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference

In Emotional Fitness for Couples, Dr. Barton helps couples become proactive in their relationships by using easy to follow exercises and practical advice that allows them to enhance their interactions and their love.
Gerald G. Jampolsky, M.D.
Author of Love Is Letting Go Of Fear

In Emotional Fitness for Couples, Barton Goldsmith has provided couples with a step by step guide to a healthy relationship. All couples, reading the short chapters and doing the explicit and powerful exercises, save, deepen and transform their relationship. I recommend it for all couples.
Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.,
Author of Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples

Emotions have always played a role in business relationships, but too often they have been 'under the radar' and ignored.  Dr. Goldsmith shines the light on emotions and how they can lead a business to greater levels of success.
Gary Chapman,
The Five Love Languages & Love As a Way of Life

The economic meltdown is causing a tidal wave of emotions in the workplace. People are in fear for their jobs, their financial security and their futures. Many are also angry and confused. In "Emotional Fitness at Work," Dr. Barton Goldsmith gives us the tools we need to keep our businesses moving forward and to help us weather this storm of panic and pain. Get it and keep it handy. The information is very useful.
Marjory Abrams, Publisher, BottomLine Personal

Barton Goldsmith, Ph.D., has written a wonderful guide for business leaders and co-workers.  His optimistic attitude and story telling, along with quotes from Winston Churchill to Albert Einstein will keep you engaged throughout the book.  He teaches to trust your instinct and intuition.  You’ll learn the importance of communication, mentoring, and balance.  I highly recommend this book to anyone who is emotionally stressed, wanting to improve their workplace, or just plain curious as to how they can improve their emotional fitness.
Bambi Holzer,
Set for Life
& Financial Bliss

Dr.Goldsmith’s book tackles the most important issue facing today’s executive, fear, in a straightforward, effective manner. Only by facing our fears can we overcome them; and only by overcoming our fears can we navigate the new, current realities facing our businesses. Emotional Fitness grants us the tools we need to manage our companies to the next level. Thank you Dr. G!
Brad Oberwager, CEO Sundria Corp.

This book gives us all the information we need to use the power of our emotions to help us make it through this difficult and  scary time. Thanks to Dr. Goldsmith we have a road map.
Karen Leland, Co-author,
Watercooler Wisdom: How Smart People Prosper In The Face of Conflict, Pressure and Change.

Emotional Fitness at Work, Dr. Barton Goldsmith's wise and worthy new guide, offers salient advice for how to navigate the workplace in a distinctly twenty-first century  terrain. His honest and fresh approach encourages women and men alike to contemplate how their work lives fit into their family and personal lives, and the chance to build a better model.  By emphasizing trust, proactivity, compromise and non verbal communication, Dr. Goldsmith teaches us to use our emotions at work to our advantage.
Susan Shapiro Barash,
Little White Lies, Deep Dark Secrets: The Truth about Why Women Lie

Emotional Fitness at Work is a must-have read for anyone currently in the workforce. Using tangible examples, simple prescriptive advice, checklists and thought-provoking exercises, Dr. G gives readers hundreds of tools and ideas on how to enjoy their work, embrace their emotions in a healthy and constructive way, pave the way to take charge of their workplace experience.
Debra Mandel, Ph.D., psychologist and author,
Your Boss Is Not Your Mother

“ I don’t have time for books that too long to make their point. That’s why I like this book so much. Each chapter us clear, concise and doesn’t waste either words or pages giving you practical information you can actually use to change your life and your business. This one is a keeper.”
Larry Winget, The Pitbull of Personal Development and NYT Bestselling Author
People Are Idiots and I Can Prove It

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