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Help Yourself : Finding Hope, Courage, and Happiness

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As nearly four million readers have learned from his three previous books, Dave Pelzer doesn't believe in feeling sorry for himself. Abused mercilessly by his mother as a child, Dave has taken everything that happened to him and turned it into something positive so that he can help others. Now happily married and with a child of his own, he celebrates the twin pillars of strength that saw him through his darkest hours: resilience and gratitude. And he shows how anyone can tap into these virtues to live a better and more fulfilling life. In Help Yourself, Dave Pelzer explains how to move beyond a painful history, harmful negative thoughts, and innumerable setbacks by urging readers to take control and be accountable for their lives. Filled with his own history, as well as the personal struggles of others who have learned how to turn adversity into triumph, Help Yourself is a rousing call to readers who want real answers to real problems. Never before in paperback, it will undoubtedly join Pelzer's previous paperbacks on bestseller lists for years to come.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 218 pages
  • 136 x 206 x 14mm | 204g
  • PLUME
  • New York, NY, India
  • English
  • 0452282764
  • 9780452282766
  • 536,114

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"A monumental series of books about courage and triumph. Pelzer demonstrates, as few have, that it is in the darkest skies that the stars are best seen."--Richard Paul Evans, New York Times bestselling author of The Christmas Box

"Dave Pelzer is a living testament of resilience, personal responsibility, and the triumph of the human spirit."--John Bradshaw, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Homecoming and Family Secrets "A living example that all of us have the capability to better ourselves no matter what the odds... Dave Pelzer inspires us all."--Jack Canfield, #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Chicken Soup for the Soul
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About Dave Pelzer

Dave Pelzer is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Child Called "It", The Lost Boy, A Man Named Dave, Help Yourself, and The Privilege of Youth. He travels more than 250 days a year throughout the nation speaking to large groups of youth and adults on the topics of resilience and overcoming obstacles. He has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Larry King Live, and The Montel Williams Show, among other national shows.
www.davepelzer.com
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946 ratings
3.88 out of 5 stars
5 39% (372)
4 25% (233)
3 24% (224)
2 10% (90)
1 3% (27)
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