Help Me

Help Me

My Perfectly Disastrous Journey Through the World of Self-Help

eBook - 2019
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A hilarious and heartwarming rampage through the world of self-care Marianne Power was a self-help junkie. For years she lined her bookshelves with dog-eared copies of definitive guide after definitive guide on how to live your best life. Yet one day she woke up to find that the life she dreamed of and the life she was living were not miles but continents apart. So she set out to make a change. Or, actually, to make every change. Marianne decided to finally find out if her elusive perfect life—the one without debt, anxiety, hangovers or Netflix marathons, the one where she healthily bounced around town with perfect teeth to meet the cashmere-sweater-wearing man of her dreams—lay in the pages of those books. So for a year she vowed to test a book a month, following its advice to the letter, taking the surest road she knew to a perfect Marianne. As her year-long plan turned into a demented roller coaster where everything she knew was turned upside down, she found herself confronted with a different question: Self-help can change your life, but is it for the better?
Publisher: [S.l.]: HarperCollins Canada, 2019
ISBN: 9781443456678
Characteristics: c
Additional Contributors: cloudLibrary

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VaughanPLDaniela Jul 24, 2019

An eye-opening, thought provoking memoir! Self-proclaimed "self-help junkie" Marianne Power decides to embark on a year long exploration of popular self-help guides. Will she discover her perfect life? Or lose her sanity along the way? "Help Me" attempts to unpack the self-help genre one well-intended self-care guide at a time.

CatherineG_1 Apr 04, 2019

Marianne Powers set a goal of living according to the principles of 12 of the best self-help gurus in the world, for one year. My favourites were Feel the Fear and do it anyway by Suzanne Jeter as well as her month following Anthony Robbins. She had many ups and downs throughout her journey but I loved the lessons along the way.

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