We live in an environment that is beleaguered by intractable incidents; therefore, self-help is both the goal and foundation of any change we want to inculcate in ourselves. Self-help is an integral part of our progress and happiness in both our personal and professional life, but since our family, work and friends take most of our mind and time, we often fail to focus on our own personal growth and goals. People are often confused regarding the path they should follow to achieve their goals in life and often end up tripping around, hoping to gain happiness, improvement and success within their relationships, jobs and lifestyle.
Self-help is very crucial to find the right direction in life and one can only achieve this by developing an intelligible action plan that will enable them to reach their objectives. There are different reasons why a person would want to change and improve oneself. The most important reason is that it helps a person become a better version of themselves, which not only has a positive impact on their relationships but also on their job or business. Once a person figures out their strengths and weaknesses, they can easily reach their goals by focusing on their strengths and improving the areas they are weak in.
Another important motive behind self-help is that it presents a person with endless new opportunities. The personal growth achieved through self-help creates new opportunities and increases both confidence and focus, which ultimately is the stepping stone to follow one’s dream.
Diving into self-help means that we are making an effort toward our aim. Self-help is very beneficial for our personal growth, which includes enhanced clarity and focus, satisfaction, improved motivation and purpose. Self-help not only assists us in achieving our goal, but also plays a very vital role in boosting our social, physical and mental health. However, Self-help is not just a one-time thing and requires a long-term commitment to development and learning. One person who has helped people shape up their personal and professional life through her guidance and consultancy services is Elizabeth Hamilton Guarino.
Guarino is an American entrepreneur, motivational speaker and accomplished author who is known for her famous book, The Change Guidebook – How to Align Your Heart, Truths, and Energy to Find Success in All Areas of Your Life and Percolate – Let Your Best Self Filter that highlights the importance of self-help.
Guarino, who started off her professional career as a model, made a successful transition to the corporate world and is currently a member of the Forbes Business Council, the leadership advisor of the Olympia Snowe Women’s Leadership Institute and a spokesperson of MedicAlert and Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Connection Team. She laid the foundation of her businesses Compliance4 and Best Ever You Show for the purpose of motivating different entrepreneurs, individuals and organizations around the globe to focus on personal improvement and self-help in order to achieve their desired targets. Through her self-help techniques and consultancy services she assisted people and businesses in improving their methods, perspectives and the overall outcome of their efforts. Being a marketing and finance expert, she has also helped organizations in engaging their customers and in establishing their online presence.
Through her lifestyle and self-help platform, The Best Ever You Show, Guarino had the opportunity to meet many popular personalities like Sheri Salata, Dr. Ivan Misner, Jack Canfield, Tracy Reid, Anita Moorjani, Gary Kobat and Ed Asner who came to her show as guests.
Apart from writing the award-winning books, Percolate – Let Your Best Self Filter Through and The Change Guidebook – How to Align Your Heart, Truths, and Energy to Find Success in All Areas of Your Life, Guarino has authored various other books such as Blueberry – A Cat’s Eye View of Maine, Pinky Doodle Bug (2011), Best Ever You (2020), Self-Confident Sandy (2020), A Lesson for Every Child (2020), and Pinky Doodle Dance (co-author with Wimbledon Finalist, Sally Moore Huss) (2021).
In a short span of time, Guarino has gained immense popularity in the corporate world because of her self-help knowledge and expertise and has been a prominent feature of several media outlets such as, Start-Up Nation, Hay House Radio, Fast Company, Playboy Radio, HuffPost Live, BlogTalkRadio, Sirius XM Canada, US News &World Report and EZ Pass.