The phrase “be your own best friend” is a well-known saying primarily because this approach really works. Being your own best friend develops self-reliance and self-compassion. It gives you the strength to become the director and producer of your own life—and it can even help you enrich relationships with others. This practical guide to living life to its fullest offers insights, anecdotes, unique exercises, and daily practices that can help you see all the possibilities in life. You can discover ways to • make big decisions with confidence; • find peace and satisfaction in life; • build self-discipline and self-esteem; • relieve stress; and • accomplish your goals. When you reframe negative thoughts into positive ones, you can boost your chances of a positive outcome. You can better understand ways to care for your mind, body, and spirit—and appreciate and enjoy the precious gift of you.