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Branden At His Best: Rational and Informative
on 9 December 1998
Nathaniel Branden is the father of the self-esteem movement. When his first book, The Psychology Of Self-Esteem was published, the word self-esteem was non-existent on the cultural scene. On first experiencing Nathaniel Branden at one of his workshops, I remember thinking to myself, this is rationality at its best. Over the years, Branden's books on self-esteem have continued in this tradition. Six Pillars Of Self-Esteem appears to be a culmination of his knowledge on the subject, a broadening of experience of over 25 years since the publication of The Psychology of Self-Esteem. For anyone interested in self-improvement or growth, for anyone wishing to break free from the cycle of the past or to discover the disowned self, for anyone floundering in the world of pop-psychology or five-minute improvement courses, this is the type of book that can lead the way. Once again, Nathaniel Branden demonstrates rationality at its best.