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Don’t despise the self-help boom, it's all self-expression

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The title of this blog post, it sounds a bit like marketing advice, doesn’t it?  It’s got nothing to do with marketing.
If there was a form to fill, something along the line of “conflict of interests or disclosure”, it would contain a bold-faced and in capital letters 'NO'.
Nothing to sell or flog, no book or method or suggestions. Just amazement at an ever-increasing number of people who have lived to tell the story of extricating themselves from some form of personal hell or making it in the bigger hostile world. Maybe finding the Holy Grail of human interactions.
Before the internet, the number of people who had garnered enough authority to dispense recommendations was pretty limited.
Dale Carnegie comes to mind, as a random name. John Grey is another one, of a more recent past.




Nowadays, the vast marketplace called social media is full of new authors and there is a surge of passion to help 'the other ones" help themselves.
It would not take a very powerful compute…