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"Self-Help" Sham

Knowledge Is Far From Power

In the 1990’s, Daniel Goleman and other authors introduced and popularized the concept of Emotional Intelligence (EI). Goleman, in particular, suggested that EI includes self-awareness, self-management, social...

Famous Self-Help Guru Promotes Fake Science On TV

Tony Robbins admits he’s been teaching fake science for 40 plus years on Dr. Oz show without knowing the power poses had been debunked by the original researcher.

Net Worth 500 Million Dollars From Teaching Lies

Tony Robbins is known for promoting positive thinking and positive affirmation. Yet, on Dr. Oz show he flat out admits that no one can’t think their way to happiness.

The Secret's Real Secret. Can Self-Help Guru Help Himself?

Self-help guru, James Ray, who promoted that we can control and create our reality based on thoughts was found guilty of negligent homicide in the deaths of three followers during his spiritual ceremony.

Billionaires Denounce "Self-Help" & Anecdote

We’ve all seen on the internet: “5 steps to success, health, fitness…” PayPal founder, VC and tech billionaire, Peter Thiel warns on following these pseudoscientific formulas.

Know What You're Following: Myth Or Science?

Self-help is a 10 billion per year market. Shockingly, only about 2-3% of all self-help resources have sufficient scientific researches. Most self-help books are dangerous...

"How Do I Do That?" -Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston reveals that self-help books don't help her. Rather, they caused her to beat herself up and feel ashamed for not able to "get there."
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