Self Help and How To
term self-help can refer to any case whereby an individual or a
group betters themselves economically, intellectually or
emotionally, the connotations of the phrase have come to apply
particularly to psychological or psychotherapeutic nostrums, often
purveyed through the popular genre of the "self-help" book.
Sometimes writers refer to a "self-help movement", though this
movement exists independently from self-help books.
is an informal, often short, description of how to accomplish some specific
task. They are generally meant to help non-experts, and may leave out
details that are only important to experts, and may be greatly simplified
from an overall discussion of the topic. Wikipedia, the
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