Part One: The Basic Steps. 1. The Importance of Self Esteem. 2. Living Consciously. 3. Self-Acceptance. 4. Embracing our Strengths. 5. Self-Responsibility. 6. Self-Assertiveness. 7. Living Purposefully. 8. Integrity. Part Two: Special Issues. 9. Romantic Love. 10. Fear of Selfishness. 11. Jealousy. 12. Expressing Anger. 13. Defensiveness. 14. Success Anxiety. Part Three: Empowering Strategies. 15. Trying Something Different. 16. Knowing our Boundaries. 17. Building a Career. 18. Experimenting in Intimacy. 19. Choosing Happiness. Appendix: Was Ayn Rand a Feminist?
NATHANIEL BRANDEN is a pioneer in the field of self-esteem. A practicing clinician in Los Angeles, he is also a international corporate consultant who teaches the application of self-esteem principles and technology to the challenges of modern business organizations. Branden is the author of many widely acclaimed books including The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem, Taking Responsibility, The Art of Living Consciously, and Self-Esteem at Work.