I am not really into self help books, but I do not feel any prejudice against people who are fond of reading authors who belong under such genre. They may have reasons of their own why they prefer to read solutions to their problems be it sadness, love lost, regaining their spirituality, or remaining financially fluid in books that boldly announces the 4 million plus in paperback copies sold written by writers who are being paid hefty amount in dollars just to make you feel good about yourself.

The pictures below may appear self help-ish to some, and maybe they are. These are statements made by famous people or in any case an assertion made by a frustrated poet about accepting defeat, how to face life, acting on life, taking things easy, etc. . Let’s try to give meaning to them one by one and maybe–just maybe we would be able to glean something.


Michael Jordan

Man of the hour

Running girl


3 thoughts on “Self-help”

  1. For those of you who are interested in self help books, here is a great one: Self-Help for Smarties: Success Secrets for Weight Loss, Love and Sex, Wealth and Parenting. This book is down to earth and is helpful without psychobabble or complicated theories. Dr. Gootnick provides a lot of snippets from his book on his blog:

  2. Hi and thank you so much for creating this blog. I am always wanting to learn new ways to enhance my life in every way possible.

    I hear there is a new movie called The Compass that has teachers from The Secret and The Opus. I don’t know why, I just have a good feeling about this one.

    I found it at

    Does anyone know anything. I looks pretty cool. Cannot wait!

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