The Reason You Seek Self-Help is the Reason You Can’t Escape It

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In the second year of university a thought popped up into my mind. It said, “You will never get what you want in life.”

I bought it hook, line and sinker. I looked at who I was and agreed. I couldn’t see myself as a successful person. I had too many problems, no solutions (even as a psychology student) and was too afraid to be vulnerable to express my fear…

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Former Edu. Psychologist | Current Writer | Constant Learner | “By your stumbling the world is perfected.”

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Jason Henry

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Former Edu. Psychologist | Current Writer | Constant Learner | “By your stumbling the world is perfected.”

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