This comprehensive track presents a core of information required for living a life of joy and emotional balance. Perhaps nothing is as foundational to emotional well being as our sense of self, yet how we can grow and change is sometimes perplexing. Dr. Coyle offers a bio-psycho-social approach to human value as well as the fundamental building blocks for making healthy decisions based in a true sense of self-worth. The Transtheoretical Model of change and his “Prerequisites for Change”, are described, as is emotional reasoning and other cognitive behavioral strategies for mastering self-change and esteem. Dr. Coyle explores the importance of partnering and friendship with others as well as the restorative power of solitude and silence. Finally, he concludes with an integrated finale of balance with personal meaning and purpose.