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Skeptic Takes A Tour Of Self-Help's 'Promise Land'

Despite being the daughter of a child psychologist and self-help author, Jessica Lamb-Shapiro has spent most of her life recoiling from the self-help industry. But eventually, her curiosity got the best of her. She tells Fresh Air about self-help's high- and low-brow iterations and the ways the industry helped her address her fears.

Message Of Hope Derrick Hodge 0:31

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    Derrick Hodge
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    Message Of Hope
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    Live Today
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    Blue Note

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    Transitions
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    Ill Communication
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    Grand Royal

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Rocky/Gonny Fly Now (Theme from "Rocky") Various Artists 1:17

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    Hollywood Hits: 70 Years Of Memorable Movie Music
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    Shout! Factory

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Airport Fugue Guillermo Klein & Aaron Goldberg 0:30

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    Bienestan
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    Sunnyside

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Low Gravity The Acorn 1:01

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    Glory Hope Mountain

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