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Hopeful and helpful self-help/mental health books when you want to read your way out of a crappy situation

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Have you ever wanted to hear what your favorite self-help book authors are like in real life? Do you wonder if they struggle and if they actually do what they write about? I interview Psychologists, Social Workers, Coaches and other Mental Health workers about how to put all of their knowledge to practical use to help you live a happier and more fulfilling life.

How To Be Nice To Yourself by Dr. Laura Silberstein-Tirch

How To Be Nice To Yourself by Dr. Laura Silberstein-Tirch

Practice deep self compassion with a wide range of strategies. Today’s the day to start loving yourself. How to Be Nice to Yourself makes it simple to start practicing self compassion with a wide variety of techniques and strategies that anyone can learn. Filled with easy-to-use advice drawn from a variety of sources—including meditation, mindfulness, and acceptance and commitment therapy—this book will help you find the right way to start feeling good about yourself....
Mastering Adulthood by Dr. Lara Fielding Interview

Mastering Adulthood by Dr. Lara Fielding Interview

Ever feel like you're not adulting correctly and you need a more adulting adult? Then listen to my talk with Dr. Lara Fielding, author of Mastering Adulthood. Dr. Lara Fielding is a Clinical Psychologist specializing in the Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapies. Her approach is research based, and aimed at optimizing clients’ stress resilience and effective coping. ...

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The Middle Finger Project by Ash Ambirge

The Middle Finger Project by Ash Ambirge

SHELF AWARE BOOK REVIEWBOOK INFORMATIONLeann's Thoughts  Read this book the next time you are stuck in a "WTF" loop! It will be your lifeline. Coming on February 11th, Ash Ambirge's book, The Middle Finger Project, is the book that's been at my side...

Why We Can’t Sleep by Ada Calhoun

Why We Can’t Sleep by Ada Calhoun

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The Self-Help Compulsion by Beth Blum

The Self-Help Compulsion by Beth Blum

SHELF AWARE BOOK REVIEWBOOK INFORMATIONLeann's ThoughtsA heady and intellectual perspective on the genre of self-help, this is a fascinating dive into the literary history of self-help books. I honestly thought this book was going to go a different...

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LEANN HARRIS

Your self-help books fail you not because they don’t have good advice: it’s actually figuring out how to implement it that keeps you buying and buying and buying… well, that and the book high you get when you find the *right* book for you!

Maybe you’re searching for a way to shift that anxiety, fix that relationship, or you just have a nagging feeling that life could be better. You’ve got a stack of unfinished self-help books and you still don’t know what to do next.

I’m Leann Harris. I’m a life-long book addict and mental wellness coach. I help take the fear out of your uncertainty and give you practical strategies so you can implement the wisdom in your personal development library.

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