She put herself through college, then law school, and eventually created the self-help empire that made her a household name.
Such books are self-help lit in disguise and sometimes their authors set up shop as gurus.
Witness all the self-help style books and TV shows necessary to direct us on what to buy and how to wear it.
“People are making a lot of money out of self-help books these days,” Kington writes his agent in one letter.
Anderson says some of the men who come to his self-help organization have waited over 60 years to reveal their abuse.
The vain attempt does but keep us from that which is more needful, active exertion and strenuous efforts at self-help.
It is indeed, in itself, a monument of the power of self-help in man.
Help from the outside may be convenient, but it enfeebles; all self-help invigorates.
It is, in short, the exhibition of self-help in one of its best forms.
It loses the political sense and grows incapable of self-help or self-reliance.