Self-Help for the Heart

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Posted February 11, 2013 by Marcy Twete in Life After Five
We’re kicking off Valentine’s Day Week with a few pieces of suggested reading. Scoff though you may at the idea of reading a “self-help” book, whether you’re in a marriage, relationship, single and looking, or choosing to stay away from the dating pool at the moment, we’re recommending six incredible self-help aisle books you might want to check out this V-Day season.
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Get the books:

  1. The Journey from Abandonment to Healing
    For anyone who has been through a bad breakup and is having a hard time getting through it, this is the end-all-be-all book for you. It takes you through the stages of grief and healing, finding yourself along the way. It’s a heavy read, and really for those times when you’ve made a massive relationship change.
  2. Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow
    Read this one with a box of Kleenex, Career Girls. If you’ve lost a loved one, been through a divorce, or just something difficult in your life, Lesser’s words will help to heal your heart.
  3. Become Your Own Matchmaker
    Ok, Single Career Girls! This one’s for you. My favorite quote in it? “Women need men who are hunters!” So go out there this V-Day and find yourself one!
  4. Choosing Me Before We
    You know the saying, “You can’t find someone to love you until you love yourself.” It’s true, damnit. You can’t avoid it. This book will take you through the process of finding and loving you.
  5. Girl on Top
    If you’re just OVER the V-Day mushy love stuff, this book will use all of your dating foibles and successes in the past and apply them somewhere much more helpful – your career!
  6. It’s Not You, It’s the DishesEvery married couple in the world should read this book together. Originally titled “Spousonomics,” it’s all about the economics of marriage and how splitting things 50/50 doesn’t always work.


About the Author

Marcy Twete

Marcy Twete is the author of "You Know Everybody! A Career Girl’s Guide to Building a Network That Works" and a career expert who believes in order to be empowered in your career, you must be surrounded with resources and a network that both supports and challenges you. Marcy began her own networking journey as a professional fundraiser in the nonprofit industry, honed those skills as a fundraising consultant, and in 2012 networked her way to nearly 1 million readers as the CEO of the professional development website Career Girl Network.

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