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In reply to an earlier post on Jun 29, 2012 2:48:35 PM PDT
Questing Marilyn: In Search Of My Holy Grail, Personal Growth Through TravelSome good points here. We all learn in our own unique way. New life skills can be learned and self help books are one way to change thinking that leads to changes in belief, ways of relating and new behaviors. Applying what we learn can be a challenge. Choosing who we trust can also be a learning experience. I use stories as a way to be introduced to new thinking and show how the new ideas can be applied in real life situations.

Posted on Jun 29, 2012 9:19:00 PM PDT
C. Wander says:
MUST READ!!!!! I highly recommend everyone read the book, Live Like A Fruit Fly - The Secret You Already Know, By Gabe Berman. "In Live Like A Fruit Fly, Gabe Berman shares his recipe for living a more joyful, worthwhile, and abundant life. A witty entertaining and insightful read." - Deepak Chopra

Posted on Jun 30, 2012 4:35:18 PM PDT
A. Jade says:
Pinch Me: How Following The Signals Changed My Life is an inspiring read, it's a real life account which I like and it's honest about the journey one takes in changing their life. Best of all the author introduces a new methodology for changing your life that is an exciting and intriguing way to live.

Posted on Jun 30, 2012 7:11:44 PM PDT
bachdog says:
The Secret Art of Self-Development: 16 little-known rules for eternal happiness & freedom
Karl Moore (Author)

This book is pure wisdom. Wisdom is the means to achieve happiness. The author is concise, unassuming and surprisingly insightful and articulate...about the most important things.

The Secret Art of Self-Development: 16 little-known rules for eternal happiness & freedom

Posted on Jul 1, 2012 3:03:39 PM PDT
Kevin Wilson says:
Project Bloom - A Yogi's Wisdom for the Workplace - It's self help for all of us who work for a living. Talks about the value of meditation as an essential business skill.
Project Bloom: A Yogi's Wisdom for the Workplace

Posted on Jul 1, 2012 3:54:24 PM PDT
I've been researching what it really takes to live a more happy, flourishing and prosperous life and my favourite books on this include Sonja Lyubomirsky's The How Of Happiness, Martin Seligman's Flourish and Barbara Fredrickson's Positivity.

Posted on Jul 2, 2012 7:00:47 PM PDT
jpl says:
What is the best self-help book?

jpl: Focused and Fearless by Shaila Catherine.

Posted on Jul 2, 2012 7:15:39 PM PDT
The second best self help book is Og Mandino's The Greatest Salesman In The World, The 1st is Success Through A Positive Mental Attitude. They have inspired me to give back to society as much as I can...

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 3, 2012 1:14:00 AM PDT
J. Coco says:
Commit to Feel Good! Fifty years in researching a pathway to joy all contained within the pages of this little book.Commit to Feel Good!

Posted on Jul 3, 2012 10:46:29 AM PDT
Peter Walker says:
Would appreciate reviews of my latest book:
The Answer: How to Feel Bloody Good All the Time
The Answer: How to Feel Bloody Good All the Time

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 3, 2012 11:19:18 AM PDT
I did, and would appreciate the same from you. The book discription tells you what's inside. The Wonder of Everything: An Explorer's Guide for Adults, Teens, Families and Groups

Posted on Jul 4, 2012 1:44:50 AM PDT
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Posted on Jul 10, 2012 10:05:12 AM PDT
Sarah Tobin says:
Achieve Anything In Just One Year: Be Inspired Daily to Live Your Dreams and Accomplish Your Goals

I have been telling everyone that will listen about this book...in my opinion it is one of the best.
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Posted on Jul 15, 2012 8:33:23 PM PDT
JoeyP says:
I have a new workbook that helps you become aware of your life. It is really different than most of the books Ive read and Ive read hundreds. Its not about motivating you to buy more stuff or get a quick fix, but helps you become aware of what you truly desire and where you are and puts a plan in motion to true happiness. I live my life by it and swear by the processes I use. The book is pretty inexpensive and you would be showing some great support by picking one up. It could just change your life too.

Here is the basic formula for happiness, it is Life Explained. You have where you are (self-awareness) and where you are going. You have your goals and you have your motivations. Your motivations keep you going through the ups and the downs. This doesnt just apply to finances but to everything in life and when you look at it from this simple equation, it becomes so much easier and controllable. What do you think? My website is http://www.CapableOfMore.org and here is the link to my workbook, the PSAW. I have a 300 page book coming out soon. Polphia Self Awareness Workbook

Posted on Jul 17, 2012 9:11:42 PM PDT
J. Deelstra says:
Asking what is the "best" of anything is subjective. What is it you're seeking? As a writer of self-help books, I am enjoying the banter here as folks list their favorites. But the list fails to answer the question, because it is a question without an answer. If you have lost a child to suicide, look at Blessings in the Mire. If you're looking for self-love, check out Bernie Segal or Leo Buscaglia, and if you're seeking a fresh new age approach look at Deepak Chopra or Wayne Dyer. This is an insufficient list, of course, because the options are endless.
Good luck in your search.

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In reply to an earlier post on Jul 30, 2012 3:21:41 AM PDT
Briochegal says:
Did you get that this thread is for Kindle books? The book you recommend isn't available on the kindle.

Posted on Aug 3, 2012 4:45:44 AM PDT
John Adams says:
Try "Discover Happiness" by Shengren...Its amazingly good.

Posted on Aug 3, 2012 11:31:22 AM PDT
John Adams says:
Yes, Discover Happiness is pretty good...

Posted on Aug 3, 2012 2:06:22 PM PDT
Your Life is a Freaking Mess and You Want Answers

This is a simple self-help book that everyone can recommend to their friends! Having survived a number of freaking messes, it amazes me still that most do not know what to do when you're in the thick of it and you're trying to get out. It's also available in print if you really want to make a statement to an associate.

Posted on Oct 2, 2012 4:10:05 PM PDT
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Posted on Oct 18, 2012 8:08:21 AM PDT
Greetings. Please forgive this plug. "Feel Good Fables," is a book I published in 2009. It contains many stories from others who have faced adversity's and changed them into opportunities. Because of this format, one of the many stories may be helpful on and given day. Why? There are no "magic pills" to be taken. No one cure-all for the masses. However, each story can be a useful "pill" for that ill.

I hope this is helpful.

Kind regards,

Don Christian Aldrich

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 18, 2012 9:19:05 AM PDT
Allen Klein says:
My favorite self-help book is always my latest one. The Art of Living Joyfully: How to be Happier Every Day of the Year was published this week. The Art of Living Joyfully: How to be Happier Every Day of the Year

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 19, 2012 5:35:23 AM PDT
I haven't read it, but the title says volumes.

Thanks for sharing.

Kind regards,

Don

Posted on Feb 5, 2013 1:32:17 PM PST
John Bryan says:
John Bryan teaches how to develop your own internal Random Access Memory to use when confronted with a stressful situation. Following the principals outlined in this very readable book, a reader automatically searches their newly developed memory with the speed of a highly developed RAM and pulls up the "affirmations" loaded into your internal RAM, which provide instant guidance to resolve stressful decisions in a positive manner. http://inputoutputgame.com
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