He argues that without a healthy, well-functioning conscience, aflourishing sense of right and wrong, we will be unhappy and "morallyunhealthy." For a therapist, there is something rather unreflective and glib about hisscolding to just be good. But there are clearly some important lessonshere as well, about throwing out the Nikes and looking inward a littlemore. Shelton's message that we should give our consciences the sameworkout that we do our abdomens, biceps and quadrilaterals is well taken.
Think of it as Pilates for the soul.