You buy all the latest personal development books, you watch the videos,Â and you go to the latest guruâs seminars. Just like running on a treadmill, youâre working really hard and getting nowhere, or at least not as farÂ or as fast as youâd like!
âI have read dozens of books, attended countless seminars, took a six week class four times thinking that repetition was the key. None of these things made any lasting changes in my life.â
Are you having the same problem? If you are, youâre not alone!
According to Marketdata Enterprises, the self-help industry was valued at $11 billion in 2010 and was predicted to grow by 5.5% each year* from 2010-2014. It is one of the few markets that is still growing despite the downturn in the economy.
Many people are experiencing âawakeningâ and are looking for answers to âlife, the universe and everythingâ, as Douglas Adams put it in âHitchhikerâs Guide to the Galaxyâ. If only the answer was asÂ simple as the oneÂ that was presented in his book!
They are looking for help to reconnect with their spiritual self and to find the meaning and purpose in life.
Interestingly, the economic and political crises of recent years, plus the stress levels produced by the need to earn more money to support the increasing drive to consume have been powerful catalysts for change for many people who are now actively seeking a more fulfilling and spiritual approach to life.
But why is it so difficult to create lasting change?
The statistics for the growing self-help market indicate that the majority of people donât find the answer in the books they read, the movies they watch and the seminars they attend, or they donât applyÂ what they learn to achieve lasting change.
Sadly, many providers of self-help products have a vested interest in perpetuating this problem to maintain and increase their market.
One purveyor of high-end life-coaching services (who, for obvious reasons, wished to remain anonymous) has been reported as saying, âIn our line of business, we have a saying: âDonât fix the client.ââ
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About the Author
Jan Moore, aka The People Seer, is a Spiritual Empowerment and Intuitive Success Coach. She provides practical life and business strategies plus intuitive guidance, sprinkled with spiritual and metaphysical principles so you can create unstoppable success.