Self-Help: The Classics


 My personal top ten, as at October 2005


10. How to think like Leonardo da Vinci Michael Gelb

9. The Consolations of Philosophy Alain de Botton

8. The Feeling Good Handbook David Burns

7. Emotional Intelligence Daniel Goleman

6. How to Win Friends and Influence People Dale Carnegie

5. Overcoming Low Self-Esteem Melanie Fennell

4. The Conquest of Happiness Bertrand Russell

3. Don't Sweat the Small Stuff -and it's all small stuff Richard Carlson

2. Man's Search for Meaning Viktor Frankl

1. The Seven Habits of Highly effective People Stephen Covey




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