Keith’s blog is a collection of powerful insights to help you achieve emotional wellness and personal empowerment. To complement and expand on these insights check out the Pain-2-Power YouTube channel.

How to Keep Your Self-Esteem High

PLAY YOUR GAME! One of my favorite scenes in a movie is the scene in Miracle, when Kurt Russell, playing U.S. Olympic hockey team coach Herb Brooks, yells at his players, “Play your game!” The last minutes of the now famous U.S. versus Soviet Union hockey game are ticking by, and Brooks wants his players […]

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Stand With the Truth

Sometimes, a few words say as much as many more could.  Here’s my blog for January 1, 2021:    Dr. Keith Ablow     

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TWENTY-ONE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR LIFE IN 2021

Beginning in 2015, I began publishing a list of ways to improve your life. Last year I published, “Twenty Ways to Improve Your Life in 2020.” The year before that I published “Nineteen Ways to Improve Your Life in 2019.” You get the idea. The tradition continues this year, with the addition of No. 21. […]

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The Person You Were Always Meant to Be

In order to become the most powerful creative force you can be in the world, you will need to know who you truly are.  What does this mean?  It means you will need to look into yourself, at the deepest levels, to SEE what events, forces, relationships and beliefs in every chapter of your life […]

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No, You Don’t Have Forever: Power Into 2021

Okay, I hate to break this to you:  You don’t have forever. Right, you’ve heard that before.  But, you haven’t heard it from me, and probably not in just this way. Here:  If you have a gift, you had better get busy honoring it.  I don’t want to stress you out, but none of us […]

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Why Did it Take Me Six Decades?

Just a few days ago, I posted this quote on my Facebook page.  I believe it is from Carl Jung, but I can’t be certain. This is perhaps the most frightening piece of surrender: the laying down of who we have constructed as ourselves in order to make space for who we truly are. One […]

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REKINDLING YOUR CREATIVITY

This blog has a pretty simple premise:  People are often afraid of the creativity of others. Not infrequently, we’re also afraid of our own.  Why is that?  It’s because we aren’t the originators of the energy behind that creativity.  God (or the Universe, if you prefer) is.  And being the conduit for an infinite reservoir inexplicable, […]

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Pain-2-Power and Romantic Love

Real love requires two authentic people who are genuine with one another.  People bond most deeply when each of them is open to expressing what has really happened in their lives and how it made them who they are today. Unfortunately, human beings have a kind of emotional Achilles’ heel.  So many of us believe […]

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 Truth Triumphs ~ Kathi Fairbend, MS, RPT

Mark Twain said, “Tell the truth and then you don’t have to remember what you said.”  George Washington and Abraham Lincoln each told famous childhood tales about the importance of honesty. Truth, as a guide to life learned early in life, is freedom. Truth is eternal, critical and consequential.  If one is spiritually inclined, God may […]

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Becoming YourSELF Can Save Your Life

More than ever before, forces are aligned around us that threaten to deprive us of our autonomy.  These include the intrusion of technology which can encourage us to create fictional narratives suitable for easy posting on Facebook, government actions which seek to empower the state and disempower individuals, the urgings of those who suggest freezing […]

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