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Dear Hannah: A Geek's Life in Self-Improvement

This "cautionary tale about self-improvement" tells the story of what happens when your whole life is dominated by the world of self-help. It comprises 82 letters written over 16 years describing every self-help book, pop psych article, and personal invention I used—or abused—to change who I am. [more inside]
posted by philosophistry on Nov 9, 2014 - 1 comment

The Most Popular Self-Improvement Books on AskMetaFilter

A tabulation of book recommendations in the human relations and work & money categories. [more inside]
posted by philosophistry on Jul 20, 2013 - 1 comment

Dear Blank - A Podcast About Living an Authentic Self

I co-host this semi-weekly exploration of topics related to authenticity, self-improvement and love. In the first couple episodes, we discuss ideas like what's wrong with creeps, how to date for your future self, going on dates vs being in a relationship, and the like. The show has a strong voice, which I hope represents the earnest effort of two young guys trying to figure this stuff out.
posted by Apropos of Something on Dec 3, 2012 - 2 comments

Dabbler: One new hobby, each and every month

Ever wanted to learn how to pickle? Or stargaze? Or build kites, read tarot, make cheese, or bind books? It's always fun to learn something new, but sometimes you need a tiny nudge. Dabbler picks a topic every month and sends a little package to your inbox: notes, links, book recommendations, and everything else to help get you on your way. [more inside]
posted by soma lkzx on Nov 25, 2012 - 5 comments

Character & Chemistry: The Only Two Questions You Need in Dating

Just put the finishing touches on my second book. It's free for Tuesday and Wednesday for you MeFites (Kindle-only). I like to think of it as the counterpoint to eHarmony's 29 dimensions. Instead of too many checkboxes for your partner to meet, how about two? I believe this principle strikes the right balance between subjective and objective ways of thinking about relationships.
posted by philosophistry on Sep 24, 2012 - 2 comments

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