This section is for organizations that focus on self improvement. Self-Improvement Organizations Society.
- Wikipedia: Self-help or self-improvement is a self-guided improvement?economically, intellectually, or emotionally?often with a substantial psychological basis. Many different self-help group programs exist, each with its own focus, techniques, associated beliefs, proponents and in some cases, leaders. Concepts and terms originating in self-help culture and Twelve-Step culture, such as recovery, dysfunctional families, and codependency have become firmly integrated in mainstream language.
- Autodidacticism - Autodidacticism or self-education is education without the guidance of masters or institutions. Generally, an autodidact is an individual who chooses the subject they will study, their studying material, and the studying rhythm and time.
- Internal locus of control - In personality psychology, locus of control is the degree to which people believe that they have control over the outcome of events in their lives, as opposed to external forces beyond their control.
- Law of attraction (New Thought) - In the New Thought philosophy, the Law of Attraction is the belief that by focusing on positive or negative thoughts people can bring positive or negative experiences into their life.
- Arete - Arete, in its basic sense, means "excellence of any kind". The term may also mean "moral virtue". In its earliest appearance in Greek, this notion of excellence was ultimately bound up with the notion of the fulfillment of purpose or function: the act of living up to one's full potential.
- Napoleon Hill - Oliver Napoleon Hill was an American self-help author. He is known best for his book Think and Grow Rich which is among the 10 best selling self-help books of all time. Hill's works insisted that fervid expectations are essential to improving one's life.
- Conduct book - Conduct books are a genre of books that attempt to educate the reader on social norms. As a genre, they began in the mid-to-late Middle Ages, although antecedents such as The Maxims of Ptahhotep are among the earliest surviving works.
- Self care
- Personal development
- Toastmasters International www
Non-profit organization developing public speaking and leadership skills through practice and feedback in local clubs since 1924. International. Members learn how to lead meetings, listen, evaluate and communicate.
- Covers Pick the Brain www
Covers a wide variety of advice including personal productivity, the Brain, motivation, and self education. Pick the Brain.
- British The Association of Speakers Clubs www
British organization for people who want to improve their speaking skills, Association of Speakers Clubs, based on the Toastmasters International program. Conference information and finder for local clubs. The Association of Speakers Clubs.
- Comprehensive Toastmasters FAQ www
Comprehensive FAQ covering issues such as membership, FAQ, speech contests, and organizational structure. Toastmasters FAQ.
- Alexa: Self-Improvement Organizations
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Self-Improvement Organizations
- DMOZ: Self-Improvement Organizations
dmoz.org Directory: Self-Improvement Organizations