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Self Help: Help Yourself

Self-Help Books on exploring ways to Help Yourself, excellent post!


I wasn’t depressed at the time, neither I’m concerned about my future, but I pick up the book anyway. I was in a large and luxurious local bookstore three years ago, analysing books title in the “self help” section. Not many people buy self help book when they are seventeen, most of the people pondering around self help section are adults, perhaps they are having problem, looking for a solution, or simply want to improve their quality of life. I was there for the same reason, not the former, but the latter.

I still remember the first book I bought, it was “How To Get Anyone To Do Anything” by David J. Lieberman, a psychologist. I have to admit that my intention wasn’t a good one when I bought that book, I thought it would be cool to have people obeying my order. Or at least I could learn to…

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A little bit about moi: I am a mom, a nana, a sister, a woman, a friend, a human being…a youth counsellor, Family Life Educator. I have been working in the helping profession for over 25 years and volunteered in various capacities from youths to seniors. Tournesol is my nom de plume for haiku and other Japanese form poetry here at Tournesoldansunjardin I hope you enjoy reading through my daily waka. I also have another blog "Stop the Stigma" where I may stand on my soapbox now and then and hope it will become a place to drop in and share or comment on issues important to you. In that vein this could be a great way to learn from each other. Namaste!

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