I Read Self Helps Books

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    Sylvia Brown : if you fall into the trap of

    "why me?" or "I did everything right and don't deserve this" for too long, then you might as well crawl into that dark hole and stay there. from If You Could See What I See.
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer
    51-55, F
    Jun 6, 2015


    Yeah.. i read lots of them (even thoug I never finish them or follow the advice)  I suck...
    lunachi lunachi
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 25, 2009

    Some books really talked to my soul

    and brought positive messages. I read plenty of books, including carl sagan's, james altucher's, and martha beck's.. and a whole lot other graphic novels, comics, and fiction novels.
    harrumphed harrumphed
    26-30, F
    Nov 25, 2015

    Yes, I Admit It!

    I read self help books. I've read many of them covering many aspects of one's life. Those by Dale Carnegie, Jack Canfield, Ken Blanchard, George Clason, Stephen Covey, Wayne Dryer, Norman Vincent Peale, Anthony Robbins, Brian Tracy and Zig Ziglar.  As well as W. Clement...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Aug 18, 2008

    Finding Answers

    I grew up in a home where we didn't talk about deep issues are problems.  In the 8th grade I had so many questions and no where to get answers. I was in the school library and decided to go from the fiction to the non-fiction area.  I have always loved to read.  I...
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Aug 18, 2008

    Addicted To Self-Help Books

    I've bought a ton of self-help books over the years. I figure there's so much knowledge just waiting out there in books, why not profit from someone else's experience? I usually read too fast though and don't really do what they say. Well not exactly, I kind of grasp the concepts...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 28, 2013

    I was just wondering

    if anybody had any recommendations for self-help books or websites?
    Myzery Myzery
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jan 16, 2015


    Not all self help books are useless. Believe it or not I was actually influenced by Norman Vincent Peale's book "The Power of Positive Thinking". Although I didn't completely buy into the religious elements, it did make me realize that my negative thinking wasn't the...
    cyberkitty cyberkitty
    3 Responses Sep 24, 2008

    I so love the meditation videos

    for going to sleep at night and the videos for waking in the mornings. The wonderful affirmations and the lovely music.
    MsBlueDreamer MsBlueDreamer
    51-55, F
    Jun 17, 2015

    Since I was 11, I have always found comfort in

    reading self-help books. That made me keep my sanity... It was just hard growing up with folks who had never been prepared to act as parents emotionally to their first-born... Yes, every single material thing was provided but a little girl needed more than that... Fortunately, I...
    QueenCersei08 QueenCersei08
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 18, 2015
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