Origin of self-help
OTHER WORDS FROM self-helpself-helper, nounself-helpful, self-helping, adjectiveself-help·ful·ness, noun
Words nearby self-help
How to use self-help in a sentence
That strategy has been used in some cases to help determine GMO policy.
We see detoxing as a path to transcendence, a symbol of modern urban virtue and self-transformation through abstinence.
Stephanie Giorgio, a classical musician, credits The Class for helping her cope with anxiety, focus, fear, and self-doubt.
For someone with anorexia, self-starvation makes them feel better.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In the end, the clarity that comes from moments of horror can help us recommit to deeper principles.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
Let the thought of self pass in, and the beauty of great action is gone, like the bloom from a soiled flower.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
Then with your victorious legions you can march south and help drive the Yankee invaders from the land.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.Children's Ways|James Sully
At present, Louis was too self-absorbed by the struggles within him, to look deep into what was passing around him.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
British Dictionary definitions for self-help
- the practice of solving one's problems by joining or forming a group designed to help those suffering from a particular problem
- (as modifier)a self-help group