Archive for April, 2007

Self-Help Cynics

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

At the other end of the spectrum from self-help junkies, we find self-help cynics.  Self-help cynics are people who’ve become totally disillusioned with anything associated to personal development.  They regard the entire field as nothing but a sham populated by scammers and charlatans.  Cynics don’t subscribe to the idea that people can actually change by conscious intent.  They are who they […]

Self-Help Junkies

Monday, April 2nd, 2007

Have you ever met a self-help junkie?  A self-help junkie is someone who reads self-help books voraciously, attends seminars as much as his/her budget will allow, and is fluent in self-help lingo; however, when you look at this person’s life objectively, s/he has very little to show for this investment beyond a well-stocked bookshelf and a collection of […]