“The older I get, the more centered I become and the more I think I really know about myself. What I know is that what other people do doesn't really have any effect on me.” – Oprah
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Updated Aug. 30, 2009
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Top 100 Ways to Raise Your Self-Esteem
What is it like to wake up in the morning and know that no matter what obstacles occurred, you will overcome them? What is it like to feel that no matter what anyone said to you, your identity is not shaken? What does it feel like to reap the rewards of having others cherish you for your true worth and vice versa? When you have high self-esteem, all of this and more are possible.
by Dr. Donna Schwontkowski
Posted Aug. 30, 2009
Self-Help Books on How to Invest in Stocks
If the recession's taught us anything, it's the fact that we've got to protects and grow our assets for the future.
Best Self-Help Books for Entrepreneurs
Starting a business, or bringing a radical idea to life is one of the world's most difficult and rewarding challenges.
Mental Health Self-Help Books
A compendium of self-help books to improve your state of mind, or find the help you need.
Health and Wellness Self-Help Books
Simple ways to improve your health, appearance or state of mind; from Eastern meditation to nutrition, hormones and yoga.
Self-Help Books on How to Get a Job
'Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.'
- Theodore Roosevelt
Self-Help Book Classics
Self-help books you must read before you die; from Dale Carnegie to Napoleon Hill to Tony Robbins.
Spiritual Self-Help Books
Learn about religion and spirituality, or strengthen your faith with our list of the best spiritual self-help books.
Self-Help Books on Finance and Money
Freeing yourself from the worry of how you're going to pay your bills is one of the most important steps you can take to
to live a happier, more rewarding life.
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No. 48: Conversationally Speaking, by Alan Garner
Alan Garner's self-help book, 'Conversationally Speaking: Tested New Ways to Increase Your Personal and Social Effectiveness', has landed at No. 48 on our list of the Top 100 self-help books of all time.
Alan Garner’s book remains in print because it’s one of the few that fully deconstructs what constitutes a good conversation. From body language to proper complimenting, to asking questions that actually intrigue and engage others. Above all else, Garner values open-ended questions, positive answers, and an adept ability to listen (something a lot of people lack). Originally published in 1998, the book should be required reading for managers, public speakers, and those who have trouble with day-to-day interactions outside the home.
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Other books by Alan Garner
1) 'It's O.K. to Say No to Drugs: A Parent/Child Manual for the Protection of Children'. Don't just tell you kids not to do drugs, tell them a story about why drugs are bad. Amazon.com: It's O.K. to Say No to Drugs.
2) 'Lifeskills for Adult Children.' A book designed specifically for adult children of alcoholics who suffer from unique problems. One study even says ACoAs are more likely to commit suicide than the general population and incure 32 percent more in costs for healthcare. ACoAs are especially prone to feelings of worthlessness, self-doubt and anger-management issues. Garner's book is full of exercises and lessons to help you move past those negative feelings. Amazon.com: 'Lifeskills for Adult Children'.
Who is Alan Garner?
Dr. Alan Garner of Laguna Hills California is a relationship-skills trainer. His book, 'It's O.K. to Say No to Drugs' has one million copies in print.