THE “YOU, YOU, YOU” MINDSET OF THE SELF-HELP MOVEMENT IS UNHEALTHY

Pile of self-help books
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Stadiums fill up for motivational speakers. Self-help retreats sell for thousands of dollars per ticket. Books fly off shelves with titles promising to turn you into a new, richer, happier, more productive you. Upon listening to these speakers, going to these retreats, and reading these books, there’s this common theme: “YOU have the power to change your life!”