“Read Cheryl’s book when you are having a bad day, even just a couple pages, and it will center you. You’ll get your strength back and feel such empowerment, that you can do anything!”
Community Activist and Philanthropist
“What is Your Self-worth? Is a useful guide that encourages women to break free from cultural pressure and enjoy their life. The book focuses on all the important issues that affect a womans life, and offers step by step guidance and solutions. It is in the form of a practical workbook that includes both theory and practice. The questionnaire included in each chapter facilitates the process of learning, while the style is simple enough to follow. Written in a highly professional way, it is enhanced with quotes from women around the globe.
The foreword of this book is exceptionally interesting. I enjoyed reading Jehan Sadat’s and Shimon Peres’s statements about women. Reading this book a woman can t help considering her own validation issues and may discover that she is not as free as she had thought. Pressure comes not only from the family but from cultural taboos and religions that place a lot of restrictions to a womans life. It is oppressive to think that in our fast changing world many women all over the world still live in the past suffering degradation in every aspect of their life. This book offers advice on how a woman can gain self-esteem despite societal restrictions. It teaches womens rights and it is a precious guidebook for every woman on earth. Get from www.whatisyourselfworth.com.”
“What Cheryl Saban offers is a healthy perspective on ordinary life from a successful woman who loves and respects her family, generously serves society and naturally understands the principles of a positive and fulfilling life. For women with dysfunctional tendencies or self-esteem issues, spending time with Cheryl’s perspective can bring a natural healing and upgrade to their viewpoint, choices, and life.”
Author of Spirituality For Dummies and Secrets of Spiritual Happiness
“Cheryl Saban shows us that we each possess the power to free ourselves from the restraints others would place upon us. Her book makes it clear that we define our worth in this world and we each have a special strength and determination to shape our lives. This work is a triumphant declaration of women’s independence.”
Speaker of the House
“Dr. Cheryl Saban has dedicated her expertise, compassion, and resources to improving the lives of others, especially children and women. As an author, psychologist, activist, philanthropist, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, Cheryl has served as a powerful example of how to balance love of family, responsibility to community, and an unyielding commitment to learning and teaching. ”
“This book is an important and timely read for everyone – not just women. Cheryl has done an excellent job of bringing attention to a critical issue.”
The Sherwood Foundation
“In this masterful book, Cheryl Saban draws upon her tremendous intellect, her vast life experiences, her professional expertise, and her towering humanitarian spirit that propels her extraordinary efforts as a woman/child advocate. â€˜What Is Your Self Worth?’ will surely be an invaluable resource and guide to women as they explore and validate their own self worth. Both women and men will gain important insights that are integral to our ongoing work as a society to more fully recognize, support and celebrate the status and contributions of women.”
PhD, President & CEO, The Help Group
“Every person has more potential and more power than they acknowledge to themselves or exercise in their lives, particularly women. Cheryl Saban helps explain how to unlock that potential by starting with your own sense of self worth. She will set you on an exciting and rewarding journey. Enjoy the trip.”
Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild
CEO, EL Rothschild
“As women we often place ourselves and our needs last. Cheryl writes from experience. Her ability to reach out and help others is a gift. She’s given so much to me and so many other women. Thank you Cheryl – for this book.”
Actor, and Activist
“A must read for every woman who wants to be fully true to herself and her beliefs. A critical work in a critical time for women.”
Founder and CEO of Women for Women, International
“This is an important and must read book because it combines the task of each woman individually claiming her own self-worth and positioning this work as the heart and soul of creating safe and healthy communities. It is both a self-help manual on finding our voices as well as a manifesto on how to change the world for generations to come.”
President & CEO, Women’s Funding Network
“Cheryl Saban through our friendship has at different points in my life helped me more deeply understand myself and my life’s journey. Now she has put that wisdom in a book so all women can benefit from recognizing their self worth and realizing their full potential.”
Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Huffington Post
“The 21st century will be defined by the self-empowerment of the women who live these times. There is no book more relevant for this era than Cheryl Saban’s What is Your Self-Worth. Kudos to her for offering direction to the majority gender! When women are empowered with knowledge, we’re unstoppable!”
actress, New York Times bestselling author, women’s health advocate
I read your book with pleasure. In this book you are tackling one of the most important concepts of self-worth that has utmost relevance to psychotherapy. Lack of self-worth is the cornerstone of personality and anxiety. Many people need years of therapy to change. However, education and using simple but powerful concepts could greatly assist those changes in a short run and persist in the future process. I believe that is where your book is truly invaluable. Women are diagnosed twice as often with anxiety disorders. Poor self-worth concept leading to inability to cope could be a part of this.
According to cognitive-behavior model, anxiety consists of three steps: feeling, cognitive appraisal and behavior. Feeling is most difficult to change. However, we are able to change our appraisal of the self and situation by reframing. We can also understand how our poor coping behaviors get us into trouble and change them for the better ones.
Your book is an essential manual on how to do so. It is educationally comprehensive and teaches women how to reframe the situation in a more positive and self-affirming way. In that respect I believe it is invaluable not only for women but also for their male partners, giving them a perspective on the women’s thinking and behaviors.
The book is masterfully using contemporary strategies that are used in a behavioral approach but in a different common sense way that could better resonate with many people. From journaling to self-affirmations, to setting goals and achieving them, the book shows the roadmap for the change and invites women to take control over their lives. It calls for love of life and for a comprehensive enjoyment of many aspects of it.
The book also has multiple personal examples and thought-sharing from other women that increases its credibility and impact. I believe that this book is going to validate many women, inspire them to improve their self-worth and help them to achieve a better future.
Congratulations on this achievement!
Alexander Bystritsky M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Director, Anxiety Disorders Program
Jane and Terry Semel Institiute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
Lynda and Stewart Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles