Elle Magazine: 10 Self-Help Books that Actually Help
by Howard / Monday, 01 December 2014 / Published in Awareness, Bookshelf, Community, Continuous Improvement, Fulfillment, Lifelong Learning, Meaning, Personal Effectiveness, Personal Satisfaction, Planning, Purpose, Self-Actualization
ELLE editor Amanda FitzSimons is an admitted self-help addict. In a recent review of new self-help tome Promise Land: My Journey Through America’s Self-Help Culture for ELLE’s January issue, she writes, “Looking back, I guess you could say The Secret was my gateway drug. I had always prided myself on not being the touchy-feely type, but there was something that I found bizarrely intoxicating about author Rhonda Byrne promising in her downunda accent that all my dreams would come true if I just believed hard enough. Six years later, self-help (in the form of books, seminars, tweets, iPhone apps, YouTubed TED talks) has become a genre that I just can’t quit.” Here, she lists her top 10.