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Always at hand on the go: 60 life changing masterpieces from Napoleon Hill, Dale Carnegie, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Florence Shinn and more.
* Featured by Apple and tens of personal development blogs *

Develop and grow with the wisdom of the best self-help authors & self-made billionaires. Receive 30+ of the best self help books when you download the app; use the Premium Bundles to expand your collection up to 60 titles of wisdom.

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• Kristen Butler, PowerofPositivity.com - "I was so excited when I found this app – if you are passionate about learning and growing, you will too"
• AppPicker.com - "There are 60 titles available, all of which offer inspiration, ways to change and improve your life, and the kind of motivation you need to take charge of your own life"
• Michelle McCullough (www.speakmichelle.com) - "If you have a smart phone, you need - and I mean NEED - the app Self-Help Classics"

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Hand picked best-selling authors to help your mind and spirit: Dale Carnegie, Napoleon Hill, Seneca, James Allen, Benjamin Franklin, Andrew Carnegie, Florence Shinn, Wallace Wattles, Henry Ford, Albert Einstein... and more.

Several of the included masterpieces:

"The Art of Public Speaking" - Dale Carnegie
"Think and Grow Rich" - Napoleon Hill - the most popular motivational book of all-times
"The Master Key System" - Charles F. Haanel
"The Art of Money Getting aka Golden Rules for Making Money" - P. T. Barnum
"Acres of Diamonds" by Russell H. Conwell - the most popular motivational speech in history
"The Science of Getting Rich" - Wallace Wattles
"Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie" - Andrew Carnegie
"Letters from a Stoic" - Seneca
"Self-Reliance" - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As a Man Thinketh" - James Allen
"Dynamic Thought" - Henry Thomas Hamblin
"Art of War" - Sun-Tzu
"As a Man Thinketh" - James Allen
"Self-Reliance" - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Self Help" - Samuel Smiles
"The Game of Life and How to Play it" - Florence S. Shinn


Read full table of contents : www.cognitivebits.com/selfhelp/contents.html

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Secondary: Lifestyle

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Version History

Launched Jan 10, 2009 (over 10 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 4 months, on average.

May 07
2018
(Current)
Version 6.6

Updated UI for iPhone X and iOS 11

Feb 27
2017
Version 6.5

Voice reading option is now FREE for everyone.
Multiple bug fixes and improvements.
Slimmed-down app for faster downloading and starting.

Feb 02
2017
Version 6.4

Fixed iOS 10 incompatibility (regarding location bookmarking)
Improved UI
Removed Parse dependency

Jun 07
2015
Version 6.3.1

If you enjoy this app, we need your help with reviewing it on iTunes - even if you already did so for the past versions!
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Version 6.3. 1 - Stability and usability improvements. Remote notifications for important app announcements
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Version 6.3: - iOS 8 compatibility and native looks on all iOS devices including iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Icon changed, UI tweaks and adjustments for less clutter and a friendlier app.

May 20
2015
Version 6.3

This update brings iOS 8 compatibility and native looks on all iOS devices including iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
Reading Self Help Classics is now even better on your large screen phones.
Icon changed, UI tweaks and adjustments for less clutter and a friendlier app.

PS. If you enjoy this app, please give it a review on iTunes - it will help a lot.

Mar 28
2013
Version 6.2.1

This update restores iOS 5.1 compatibility.
While on iOS 6 you can share quotes however you wish, on iOS 5 only email sharing of quotes remains accessible. It's a good compromise, I'd say.

Mar 15
2013
Version 6.2

1 extra mini pack and 2 free books: a total of 60 awesome books in one app!

UI tweaks

Simplified quotes sharing using the iOS 6 activity view.

Improved formatting of "Letters from a Stoic"

Improvements to the voice option. You can now listen to the voice reading with the app in background, and play/pause it with the headphones remote.

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This update requires iOS 6.x
If you have a 1st gen iPad and are unable to use this update, please stop with the 1-star reviews: I listened, and have submitted an update that shall restore iOS 5.1 compatibility. You won't be able to share quotes on Facebook, but other than that you'll be fine.

Jan 29
2013
Version 6.1

Added missing half of chapter 2 of "Art and Science of Personal Magnetism"

Improved usability and user interface. Replaced gesture for fullscreen with button.

Improved text-to-speech algorithm

Stability improvements.

Fixed autobookmark button - reopen the last page read with the top-left corner button on the library screen

Sep 21
2012
Version 6.0

6.0 :
• iPhone 5 - ready! Universal app tuned for best looks on all your iDevices!
• New free book - that's 32 free books for you!
• UI improvements
• Text-to-Speech improvements
• 2 New premium packs: thats 55 books in total

5.1.1:
• UI improvements to the display of premium packs on the library page
• typo corrections for some of the included books

5.1:
• New! Amazing text-to-speech computer reading engine (optional purchase)
• Redesigned Help, What's new and Store popups for better usability
• Increased stability and UI improvements

5.0:
• Great new user interface, awesome readability with multiple font choices, brightness control, improved page swiping, night theme and more.
• Extra book for free: "Walking" by H. Thoreau
• 3 optional premium packs with 14 additional masterpieces

Jul 05
2012
Version 5.1

5.1: • Over 45 life-changing self help classics
• Redesigned Help, What's new and Store popups for better usability
• Increased stability and UI improvements
• New text-to-speech computer reading engine (as optional purchase)

5.0:
• Great new user interface, awesome readability with multiple font choices, brightness control, improved page swiping, night theme and more.
• Extra book for free: "Walking" by H. Thoreau
• 3 optional premium packs with 14 additional masterpieces

Apr 25
2012
Version 5.0

✔ Great new user interface, awesome readability with multiple font choices, brightness control, improved page swiping, night theme and more.
✔ Bonus: new book for free: "Walking" by H. Thoreau
✔ Bonus: 3 optional premium packs with great extra masterpieces

** SPECIAL UPDATE FOR THE NEW HIGH-RESOLUTION IPAD **

Mar 25
2011
Version 4.0

SPECIAL SALE! - $0.99, down from $9.99

* 2 new books
* highlighting, navigation and sharing your favorite quotes
* improved & redesigned; better usability & page navigation

Oct 13
2010
Version 3.40

* Share your favorite quotes with your friends
* 2 books added for FREE (like we do in all our updates):
- The Power of Concentration by Theron Q. Dumont
- The Way of Peace by James Allen

Jul 07
2010
Version 3.32

Improved stability and performance and enables preferences and bookmarks saving on iOS4.
* new book: the famous Seneca - "Letters from a Stoic" (an inspiration to top entrepreneurs and leaders of all times)

Jul 01
2010
Version 3.31

Improved overall stability and iOS4 compatibility(added quick app switching).

Jun 21
2010
Version 3.30

New book added - Letters from a Stoic by Seneca
Copy-paste re-enabled.
Improved page flick and UI responsiveness.

Jun 07
2010
Version 3.21

* fixed ask for review popup bug
* improved handling of 'previous page' flick

May 27
2010
Version 3.20

* Improved usability and stability
NEW FEATURES: Full text SEARCH! Page turning! Auto-advance to next chapter!... and many more [PS: we apologize for the new bug of nagging ask-for-review popup and have submitted update 3.21 to Apple, which will be approved in a few days]

May 24
2010
Version 3.11

IMPORTANT!
If you encounter a crash on first starting up, try to reinstall the app by deleting it (on iPhone and iTunes app), then re-download the app, reboot the device and only afterwards start the app. More instructions can be found on our website - selfhelpapp.com
A great update is now under review, which takes care of stability issues and adds a great set of new enhancements.

* This update adds fixes of stability issues from previous version(apparently not all of them) and several bookmark related bugs, as well as improved typography

May 17
2010
Version 3.1

5 new books added, now over 25 in total!
Internal redesign for increased stability and bug fixes
Improved readability. Re-ordered books in the sections.
IMPORTANT! An issue on 1st gen iPhone or iPod Touch might prevent the app from starting. If so, you might need to follow these steps(also detailed on our website):
1. make sure you have at least 50MB free on your device
2. delete the app
3. reboot the device
4. reinstall the app and run it again
First run might take a while because of extra setup needed.

If even these drastic measures don't work, please don't panic. We have submitted an update that takes care of current issues and we are waiting for Apple to approve it.

May 04
2010
Version 3.0

iPad universal app - same app will work and look great on all of your devices - iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad
Gorgeous redesign, simplified interface for better usability and reading ergonomics.

At users request added 'The Path to Prosperity' by James Allen instead of lower quality book(How to Analyze People on Sight) and

Mar 02
2010
Version 2.9.2

* fixed crash on older OSes (2.x)
* improved fullscreen reading mode

Feb 10
2010
Version 2.9

* Landscape mode on demand; top status bar hiding on demand
* new book: A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis by Melvin Powers

Jan 08
2010
Version 2.8.1

Fixed usability issue and removed the 'updates' popup notification

Jan 06
2010
Version 2.8

* added 2 new books:
How to Analyze People on Sight by Elsie L. Benedict - interesting work on physiognomy and psychology
How to Get on in the World (A Ladder to Practical Success) by A. R. Calhoun

* greatly improved UI, more stylish and ergonomic
* rewritten bookmark system to allow easier future updates

Dec 18
2009
Version 2.7.2

improved UI and extra features such as theme view or full screen autoscroll

Dec 15
2009
Version 2.7

hopefully fixes crash caused by previous update; also adds a few UI improvements.

Dec 10
2009
Version 2.6.1

PLEASE DO NOT UPDATE! A random issue is affecting users who update and might block the app from starting. We are investigating!

added missing pages from last chapter of 'Art and Science of Personal Magnetism'

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