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Help me! : one woman's quest to find out if self-help really can change her life / Marianne Power.

Power, Marianne, (author.).
Book Book (2018.)
Description: xv, 364 pages ; 22 cm
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2018.
2 of 6 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 of 1 copy available at Wakefield. (Show preferred library)
2 current holds with 6 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Wakefield Adult NEW Nonfiction (Across from Circulation Desk) 158.1 Power (Text to Phone) Checked out 02/19/2019
Beverly Main NEW BF 637 .S8 P645 2018 (Text to Phone) Available -
Danvers New Nonfiction (1st Floor) BF 637 S8 P645 2018 (Text to Phone) Checked out 03/06/2019
Marblehead Adult New Nonfiction NEW 158.1 POWER 2018 (Text to Phone) Checked out 03/06/2019
Reading Adult New Nonfiction NEW 158.1 POW (Text to Phone) Available -
Winthrop Adult Nonfiction 158.1 Pow 2018 (Text to Phone) Checked out 03/02/2019

  • ISBN: 9780802129062 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0802129064 (hardcover)
  • Edition: First American hardcover edition.
Contents:
The life-changing hangover -- Feel the fear and do it anyway, by Susan Jeffers -- Money, a love story, by Kate Northrup -- The secret, by Rhonda Byrne -- Rejection therapy, with Jason Comely -- Rejection therapy, take two -- F**k it: the ultimate spiritual way, by John C. Parkin -- The F**k it fallout -- Unleash the power within, with Tony Robbins -- Perfect me: the 10-day Tony challenge -- Broke -- Angels, with Doreen Virtue -- Sick -- The 7 habits of highly effective people, by Stephen R. Covey -- Depressed -- The power of now, by Eckhart Tolle -- Get the guy, by Matthew Hussey -- Get a husband? -- Daring greatly, by Brené Brown -- You can heal your life, by Louise Hay -- So does self help, well, help?
Summary:
For years Journalist Marianne Power lined her bookshelves with dog-eared copies of definitive guides on how to live your best life, dipping in and out of self-help books when she needed them most. Then, one day, she woke up to find that the life she hoped for and the life she was living were worlds apart--and she set out to make some big changes. Marianne decided to finally find out if her elusive "perfect existence"--the one without debt, anxiety, or hangover Netflix marathons, the one where she healthily bounced around town and met the cashmere-sweater-wearing man of her dreams--really did lie in the pages of our best known and acclaimed self help books. She vowed to test a book a month for one year, following its advice to the letter, taking what she hoped would be the surest path to a flawless new her. But as the months passed and Marianne's reality was turned upside down, she found herself confronted with a different question: Self-help can change your life, but is it for the better?With humor, audacity, disarming candor and unassuming wisdom, in Help Me Marianne Power plumbs the trials and tests of being a modern woman in a "have it all" culture, and what it really means to be our very best selves.
Citation: Power, Marianne. "Help me! : one woman's quest to find out if self-help really can change her life." New York : Grove Press, 2018.

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