Tag: Self-development

Self-development or self-improvement is a self-guided improvement—economically, intellectually, or emotionally—often with a substantial psychological basis.

Many different self-development groups exist. Each with its own focus, techniques, associated beliefs, proponents and in some cases, leaders.

Learning from shared experiences

Long-time members sharing experiences. These groups help themselves by learning and identifying problems can exemplify self-help. Self-help groups more as peer-to-peer or mutual-support groups.

Positive psychology

Some psychologists advocate positive psychology, and explicitly embrace an empirical self-help philosophy.

“The role of positive psychology is to become a bridge between the ivory tower and the main street—between the rigor of academe and the fun of the self-help movement.”