ELLE editor Amanda Fitz Simons is an admitted self-help addict.
The premise is if he isn’t making an effort, he’s simply “just not that into you.” A New York Times bestseller that was featured on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” the book spawned a 2009 film of the same name.Oddly enough, though, Harvey advises ladies to wait three months before bedding a new flame. Therein, author Sherry Argov advises women to stop acting desperate, and to start acting as if they are prizes to be won.Men, she says, will believe this, even if you don't, mesmerized as they are by your sexual power.(Notable that Carnegie never felt compelled to write .) Be forewarned, though: that Carnegie, who rose to fame by helping the down-and-out during the Great Depression, was writing in pre-Oprah Supersoul Sunday-era is readily apparent.(Referring to his formerly nervous wreck of a self, the author writes he was "one of the most unhappy lads" in New York City).I had always prided myself on not being the touchy-feely type, but there was something that I found bizarrely intoxicating about author Rhonda Byrne promising in her downunda accent that all my dreams would come true if I just believed hard enough.