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Be-good-to-yourself Therapy (Elf-Help)

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The original, best-selling book that began the popular Elf-help movement! For those who desire to rejoice in the truth of their own lovability! Author and clinical social worker Cherry Hartman takes a lighthearted look into the power of genuine self-love. There are 37 wise and charmingly illustrated "rules" for coping day-by-day and living honestly, fully, and lovingly.
Paperback, 78 pages
Published December 1st 1987 by Abbey Press
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Be-good-to-yourself Therapy by Cherry Hartman

A little pamphlet of a book stock full of good advice that should be so simple for us, yet for many we just don't do it. Easy things that would help our individual selves out, but yet, we overlook them or ignore them completely.

Little gems like:

1. Trust yourself. You know what you want and need.

So many times people don't trust themselves and actually listen to their internal self. It's something so simple, yet so hard for many people.

13. When you see
Nadine Larter
Gosh. I kind of expected this to be at least mildly heartwarming but it was just kind of ridiculously lame. I sort of feel bad for saying that - like I'm betraying something by admitting that I didn't like it and just asking for karma to kick my ass. Perhaps the advice is so outdated now that it just seems obvious, but that idea doesn't really help. It is simply a list of a whole bunch of rather "duh" advice that doesn't take much of a genius to conclude coupled with a bunch of illustrations of ...more
James Williams
This can be read in 30 minutes, and it is very inspirational. It is a book of quotes, so do not expect a book with a lot of dialectics.
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