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self-help

(sĕlf′hĕlp″)
Action taken by a person to improve his or her life educationally, emotionally, financially, interpersonally, or socially.
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Women are finally getting the message that it's OK to 'choose you' and schedule 'me time' by incorporating realistic goals that will help boost confidence and contribute to self-improvement," added Takhtehchian.
In-depth profiles of top self-improvement "gurus"/celebrities (living and past) - descriptions of their organizations, biographies, 2011/2013revenue estimates/actual when available, products/services offered, books authored, speaking fees, consulting, specialties, headquarters address, websites, for.
Chapters operate like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle as they consider the inherent paradox of the self-improvement concept and how myths and reality are juxtaposed in the process of understanding.
The role of women, the deconstruction of traditional American family life, the need for self-sufficiency, and the basic need for continual self-improvement are covered in great detail.
Practicing for Artistic Success: The Musician's Guide to Self-Improvement, by Burton Kaplan.
While "Look and work toward the future," is a "cute" statement, it manifests itself in our industry in the way we approach self-improvement of ourselves and our metalcasting facilities.
In addition to the three-phase process, self-improvement and team building are promoted.
Little does he know that his new life has more to do with Ladslow's interference than with Lewis's own self-improvement.
Also, I note no mention in the manifesto of living a healthy life or working toward self-improvement.
It's a package offering self-improvement, career enhancing seminars, leadership building activities, networking events and industry education.
But the drive to discuss what's been read has as much to do with a yearning for community, self-improvement, and spiritual growth as it does with the books themselves.
It just makes good sense to keep our self-improvement programs moving and up to date.