SELF IMPROVEMENT / SELF HELP
The Biggest Demon of Them All
The Biggest Angel of Them All
Americans spent $11 billion in 2008 on self-improvement books, CDs, seminars, coaching and stress-management programs–13.6% more than they did back in 2005, according to Marketdata Enterprises, an independent Tampa-based research firm. Lastest forecast: 6.2% annual growth through 2017.
Self improvement is the study and practice of improving one’s life, especially our career, education, relationships, health, happiness, productivity, spirituality, and other personal goals. Common aspects of self improvement include goal setting, motivation, changing habits, improving awareness, identifying one’s values and beliefs, and self-actualization.
"Pray then like this: 'Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven ourdebtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil.'"