In search of the elusive ‘perfect life’, Marianne Power decided to put herself in the hands of self-help gurus, testing one self-help book a month for a year. She followed each  book’s advice religiously, which led to a great deal of soul-searching, a seemingly endless repertoire of hilarious stories, and her own book - Help Me! Here, Marianne gives us her top five self-help book clichés, and lets us in on the five books that had  the greatest impact on her.

 

Marianne’s top five self-help clichés:

 

Marianne on five of the books featured in Help Me!  

 

The audiobook of Help Me! Is also available now, read by Marianne herself (and her mother).