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Ramon Thomas

Managing Director, NETucation

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What are the alternatives to helping other people?

In my quest for success I've studied self help, psychology and biographies of people who have achieved great things. I recently asked a disabled friend this question and I was not totally satisfied with her answer. She spends most of her time raising funds for charities online.

I am not satisfied with my progress for various reasons. Given that most of the advice I've received is help others to be successful or helping others will make you happy.

My question to you is this: how else can I live my life and achieve some of my personal goals (increase my income, improve my relationship with my family, have a good romantic relationship with a woman, etc) without focusing on "helping others" mantra?

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    Apr 8 2014: If you are concentrated only in yourself, as your questions show, why do you think others will make the efforts to help you ?? Don't you think that also they might be concentrated only in themselves ??

    I think asking these type of questions like I do, can be the beginning of finding answers to your own questions.

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