To Thine Own Self Be True

To Thine Own Self Be True

by Lewis M. Andrews


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ISBN-13: 9780385237376
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 08/21/1989
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 924,666
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Lewis M. Andrews, PhD, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Princeton, a Master’s in Communications Research from Stanford, and a PhD in Social Psychology from the Union Institute. He has been a research fellow at Yale University and a visiting scholar at the Columbia University graduate school of business. He is the founder and former chair of the Children’s Educational Opportunity Foundation, a privately funded scholarship program for poor and minority children in Hartford, Bridgeport, and New Haven, Connecticut; and for ten years he was the executive director of the Yankee Institute for Public Policy at Trinity College, Hartford. Dr. Andrews has authored many popular and professional works, including To Thine Own Self Be True (Doubleday). His articles have appeared in the Saturday Review, the Wall Street Journal, and the Nation.

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Guest More than 1 year ago
Lewis Andrews has done something important here. Living honestly without being intolerant of others is definitely the way to live. He shows you how to accomplish that, and why you would want to. It is good for your psychological health and good for your physical health. He makes many good points in his book, and cites lots of studies on the subject, including some research by Julian Rotter, a researcher who studied the social lives of habitually honest people and compared their lives to people who felt that sometimes you have to be dishonest. He found that honest people attracted honest, loyal, trustworthy people into their lives. And dishonest people attracted unreliable, disloyal, deceitful people into their lives. Of course! The only person who wants to hang out with a dishonest person is another dishonest person. So by improving your own level of honesty, you increase the quality of the people in your life. This is but one of many sound conclusions you'll find in this excellent book. I'm the author of the book, Self-Help Stuff That Works. I'm an expert on what works and what doesn't. Honesty works. You'll find out how and why in To Thine Own Self Be True.