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50 Self-Help Classics—50 More Classics

Type: Preset list created by PlaidStallion

Beskrivelse: 50 more books listed in 50 Self-Help Classics by Tom Butler-Bowdon

Medlemmer: 2 medlemmer er med (vis alle)

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11,812 medlemmer, 145 anmeldelser
4.11 stjerner (4.11 stjerner)

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2,460 medlemmer, 30 anmeldelser
3.6 stjerner (3.6 stjerner)

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PlaidStallion (2): This was written for an academic audience but became a bestseller. The major influence on Harris’s I’m OK—You’re OK, it presented the idea that we all have “life scripts” that determine our actions. The good news is that we can change them.… (mere)

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1,662 medlemmer, 15 anmeldelser
3.5 stjerner (3.5 stjerner)

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PlaidStallion (6): Many people’s idea of a self-help classic. Popularized the transactional analysis model of seeing our actions and words as expressing either a Parent, Adult, or Child mentality.… (mere)

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1,458 medlemmer, 17 anmeldelser
3.84 stjerner (3.84 stjerner)

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PlaidStallion (10): This famous Oxford philosopher’s venture into self-help territory. While dated, Russell’s wit and insights still make it an enjoyable read. The first part discusses what makes people miserable, the second what makes them happy.… (mere)

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1,269 medlemmer, 16 anmeldelser
4.01 stjerner (4.01 stjerner)

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PlaidStallion (5): A great social philosopher, Fromm made the distinction between the “having” approach to life (materialistic, ironically fostering scarcity and misery) and “being” (the basis of satisfaction and peace). Still gets rave reviews as societal commentary and self-help.… (mere)

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1,181 medlemmer, 6 anmeldelser
4.13 stjerner (4.13 stjerner)

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PlaidStallion (9): Rogers helped revolutionize psychotherapy by replacing psychoanalytic “interpretation” with empathic listening by the therapist. Though an emblematic work of the self-discovery ethic of the 1960s, On Becoming a Person is still popular.… (mere)

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906 medlemmer, 10 anmeldelser
3.86 stjerner (3.86 stjerner)

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PlaidStallion (17): Panoramic view of the human condition by an Oxford historian, spliced with fascinating profiles of contemporary women. Its theme is that the quality of your life is vastly improved by appreciating it within the context of all human history.… (mere)

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640 medlemmer, 5 anmeldelser
3.67 stjerner (3.67 stjerner)

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PlaidStallion (3): The “inner child” concept has been ridiculed as a feeble expression of a victim culture. Bradshaw’s bestseller is in fact a serious work showing why knowledge and acceptance of the past are crucial in making us responsible adults.… (mere)

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521 medlemmer, 3 anmeldelser
3.87 stjerner (3.87 stjerner)

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PlaidStallion (15): Ellis’s “rational emotive” approach showed how to control our emotional life through altering our beliefs. This book continues to find devoted new readers who appreciate its transformative effect on relationships.… (mere)

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352 medlemmer, 5 anmeldelser
3.62 stjerner (3.62 stjerner)

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PlaidStallion (11): Former audio repairman Silva became interested in mind-control techniques and developed a famous course involving theta brainwaves. This was the bestselling book on the method.… (mere)

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303 medlemmer, 4 anmeldelser
4.03 stjerner (4.03 stjerner)

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PlaidStallion (13): The Will to Believe: James may be the “father of American psychology,” but as a practical philosopher he has been very influential in self-help. The Will to Believe gets to the heart of personal questions about motivation and belief, and essays such as “Is Life Worth Living?” provide some of his finest and most life-expanding thoughts.… (mere)

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245 medlemmer, 1 anmeldelse
3.27 stjerner (3.27 stjerner)

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PlaidStallion (4): De Bono did not invent lateral thinking, but the term only entered the public vocabulary with this book. In offering an alternative to the starched logic of conventional “vertical” thinking, this and De Bono’s later books have taught us to think about thinking itself.… (mere)

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211 medlemmer, 3 anmeldelser
4.18 stjerner (4.18 stjerner)

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PlaidStallion (8): Perls was a key figure in the Human Potential movement of the 1960s and this was his key work. Influenced by psychoanalysis and existentialism, Gestalt therapy emphasized the need for people to see “outside the box,” focusing on the present moment.… (mere)

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208 medlemmer, 6 anmeldelser
3.31 stjerner (3.31 stjerner)

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PlaidStallion (14): Ragged Dick: Probably the most famous of Alger’s poor-boy-makes-good stories that made the American dream come alive for millions. Set in the cityscapes of nineteenth-century America, they carry an earnest message of ethical striving for success, but are still great fun to read.… (mere)

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204 medlemmer, 3 anmeldelser
3.58 stjerner (3.58 stjerner)

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PlaidStallion (16): An application of quantum physics to how we see ourselves and our connection with the universe. Ahead of its time and will remain influential.

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111 medlemmer, 0 anmeldelser
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PlaidStallion (7): May argues that attaching ourselves to a particular end (destiny), instead of tying us down, provides the right amount of freedom to create and prosper. The theme of personal responsibility has influenced Stephen Covey and others.… (mere)

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28 medlemmer, 0 anmeldelser
3 stjerner (3 stjerner)

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PlaidStallion (1): Adler formed an entire new branch of psychology (individual) but with this book brought his insights to a popular audience. It covers adolescence, feelings of superiority and inferiority, the importance of cooperation, work, friendship, love, and marriage.… (mere)

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5,076 medlemmer, 49 anmeldelser
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