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self-help

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishself-helpˌself-ˈhelp noun [uncountable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š INDEPENDENT PERSONthe use of your own efforts to deal with your problems, instead of depending on other people πŸ”Š a shelf of self-help books πŸ”Š Our program emphasizes self-help. πŸ”Š a self-help group for single parents
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self-helpβ€’ self-help booksβ€’ a self-help groupβ€’ Today she runs her own New Age self-help business, Kismet, employing four staff.β€’ There was a great deal of communal self-help in the Engineering School.β€’ It transforms the police officer from an investigator and enforcer into a catalyst in a process of community self-help.β€’ With a stronger private sector, a more vital ethic of self-help might also emerge.β€’ Organised self-help groups also rely on the beneficial effects of talking and discussion.β€’ There would be no point n even Samuel Smiles's self-help, if all is actually governed by invariable law.β€’ He is aware that what he is involved in now is nothing less than Thatcherite self-help.β€’ His career suggests that he was capable of combining a sense of duty with an urge to self-help.self-help booksβ€’ She had been reading a lot of self-help books and this was her conclusion.β€’ Good writing often reveals painful truths, said the authors in a panel on self-help books.β€’ Our current top 10 bestsellers include seven self-help books, so Airlift is more our style.
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