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Self Help Books

Working Around Life's Obstacles

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arthur Rosenfeld

The title, subtitle and cover art all suggest yet one more addition to the huge library of business success books, yet there is a wonderful surprise lurking beneath the surface here.

Top 5 'New Year, New You!' Books for 2011

Nicole Berrie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nicole Berrie

Focusing on inner transformation, five authors might have what it takes to bring you happiness in 2011. As the great Greek historian Plutarch famously said, "What we achieve inwardly will change our outer reality."

From Visionary Writer to Successful Author: 5 Key Factors

Patricia Benesh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Patricia Benesh

It takes many years to become an overnight success -- and a thick skin to survive the rejection and criticism.

The Agenda -- Part I: Ask Why

Chris Guillebeau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Chris Guillebeau

If everyone could answer the question of why they do what they do, I think the world would be a better place.

Are You Avoiding Your Life?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

It should also be clear that simply holding the positive thought that there's a good job out there for you won't be enough to land it either -- you still have to get off your "buts" and do something.

Your Body Means Business

Eli Davidson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eli Davidson

In our newer more complex world tapping into your deeper intelligence is a key to avoiding pitfalls and taking what is necessary to make a quantum leap.

Brain-Based Strategies For Harnessing Your Power

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Srinivasan Pillay

Anyone can access their deepest desires and manifest them. Overcome the brain-based challenges to accessing your power.

How To Rebuild Your Integrity

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

As you build a track record of making and keeping commitments, you will build a more substantial base of personal integrity from which to live your life. Even if no one else notices, you will!

6 Keys to Being Excellent at Anything

Tony Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tony Schwartz

In work with thousands of people, we've found that it's possible to build any given skill or capacity in the same systematic way you do a muscle: push past your comfort zone, and then rest.

5 Steps To Transform Your B+ Life

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Sophia Mohr

In a B plus life, things are good but not great. Something feels off. Life feels like it is happening in black and white, rather than in full color. Something in you keeps asking, "Is this all there is?"

Your Destructive Mind Habits In 5 Short Chapters

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Mind traps are those habitual thinking styles we get caught in that inevitably trap us into a cascading snowball of reactivity that leads us to greater distress. Look this over, see if you identify with any of them.

How Much Does Your Word Mean These Days?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

"I'm a truthful, upstanding person of strong moral character. I just happen to lie sometimes." Could this be what you have to tell yourself in order to become a (politician, business person, etc) in today's world?

Buggs and Elmer -- The Tao and Its Shadow or How Elmer Fudd Shows Us Ourselves

Vaishali | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Using Buddha's example of the via negativa, we might get just as much insight into the absence of awakening by taking a closer look at Fudd, the alter-ego of Bugs.

Could Impeccability Be the Missing Key to Integrity?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Impeccable is taking integrity to a whole other level. I can't explain the mechanism involved, but when I put those words down on paper it created a powerful experience -- a profound consciousness shift.

New Perfectionism: a Platform of Self-Acceptance

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

I have a notion of a new perfectionism. The old-paradigm perfectionism was an attempt to perfect the imperfect. The new paradigm: perfecting the perfect.

How to Suppress Your Inner Tyrant

Judith Johnson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

Success is about reclaiming authority over my mind from my inner tyrant. It is about doing my best and striving for excellence -- not perfection.

5 Steps to Getting Unstuck

Lauren Mackler | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lauren Mackler

Change can be difficult, and many people lose motivation to achieve their goals. When you slip up, just think of it as course, and correcting it. Welcome the challenge.

The Space Between Winning and Losing

Wendy Strgar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendy Strgar

This is the gift of losing, the self-examination and forgiveness that must process through you for you to be a player at any game, and life itself.

Lindsay Lohan Turns To Self-Help Book For Guidance

People | David Caplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Lindsay Lohan needs all the advice she can get. As the star gets ready to serve time behind bars -- she has until July 20 to surrender to authorities...

What We Need Are A Few Good Cynics

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

My limited understanding of Hellenistic philosophy suggests that cynicism originally developed as an approach to life intended to deliver happiness and freedom in an age of uncertainty.

Are You Addicted to Worry?

Tom Ferry | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Ferry

Oh My God What If? OMGWI is what stops us from living an extraordinary life. It kills people's dreams. When I find myself saying, OMGWI, I'll actually say STOP out loud, even if I am by myself.

Do You REALLY WANT What You Want? | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Too many of us think that goals and objectives are yearly matters and not daily rituals. This leaves us spending too much time on the minor things and...

LIVE VIDEO EVENT: Coach Tom Ferry Answers YOUR Questions

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Tom Ferry is back for his second appearance on HuffPost Living to answer YOUR questions about the Four Addictions That Ruin Lives. (SCROLL DOWN TO WA...

Are You Addicted to the Past?

Tom Ferry | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Ferry

The past is nothing more than a story we tell ourselves. Continuing to tell that story, verbally or non-verbally, eventually turns it into a reality. What you speak, you breathe life into things.

Are You Criticizing, Evaluating Or Judging?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

One of my mentors puts it this way: a negative situation is already sufficiently negative without having you add negativity to it.