Not very help self-help seeks to offer helpful, or possibly not very helpful, tips and advice to readers as they navigate these anxious times. Advice such as: By simplifying your life in some areas, you can free yourself to complicate it in others. And conquering an obstacle means you’re free to proceed to the next obstacle. Why is all this important? Because Studies have shown* that happy people are more likely to get what they want. Which only makes them even more happy. *Studies have shown that studies can show almost anything.