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The act or an instance of helping or improving oneself without assistance from others.
1. the act or state of providing the means to help oneself without relying on the assistance of others
a. the practice of solving one's problems by joining or forming a group designed to help those suffering from a particular problem
b. (as modifier): a self-help group.
(of a book, home study course, program, etc.) offering individuals information or counseling on how to help themselves attain certain goals.
self`-help′ful, self`-help′ing, adj.
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