self-fulfillment through the wisdom of the ages

Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to cast a stone. Jesus


Free Self Help Classics

Over the years some of the wisest souls have shared their philosophy in classic works of self help and personal growth. wyzend presents for free a growing collection of these books, now copyright expired and in the public domain. The wisdom within these pages has helped countless people across many generations, and the concepts are as relevant today as when first written.

Think and Grow Rich

In 1908 small-time reporter Napoleon Hill was invited by steel magnate Andrew Carnegie to interview millionaires with a view to discovering the secret(s) behind their success. First published in 1937, Think and Grow Rich has remained not only in print, but also a major seller, for some seventy years - a testament to the potency of the message within. Read Think and Grow Rich

The Prophet

Written in 1923 by Khalil Gibran, the Prophet is a collection of 26 beautifully poetic essays covering all aspects of human experience. After living abroad for 12 years the prophet Almustafa is about to board a ship that will take him home. Before leaving he is approached by a group of people, with whom he discusses matters relating to life and its meaning. Read The Prophet

The Science of Getting Rich

Wallace D Wattles explains how economic and emotional security can be achieved in a practical, imaginative, and noncompetitive way. By living in accordance with the positive principles outlined here, we can find our rightful place in the cosmic scheme and create for ourselves an environment in which to grow in wealth, wisdom, and happiness. Read The Science of Getting Rich

The Master Key System

Charles F Haanel presents the Master Key System as a means of tapping the great Cosmic Intelligence and attracting from it that which corresponds to the ambitions, and aspirations of each reader. The reader is advised approach the System as a course of study and to conscientiously imbibe the meaning of each lesson before proceeding to the next. Read The Master Key System

The Game of Life and How to Play It

Florence Scovel Shinn asserts that life can offer all we desire; we simply have to ask for it, and prepare for it, in the absolute belief that what we want is already ours. Much emphasis is given to affirmations. These are simply power phrases repeated over and over for the purpose of training one's lower self to labor towards our highest ideals.Read The Game of Life...

Your Invisible Power

Genevieve Behrend shows that by starting at the beginning of the creative action or the mental picture, certain corresponding results are sure to follow. The picture you think, feel and see is reflected into the Universal Mind, and by the natural law of reciprocal action must return to you in either spiritual or physical form. Read Your Invisible Power

The Way of Peace

James Allen's guide to the power of meditation. Meditation is the intense dwelling, in thought, upon an idea or theme, with the object of thoroughly comprehending it, and whatsoever you constantly meditate upon you will not only come to understand, but will grow more and more into its likeness, for it will become incorporated into your very being... Read The Way of Peace

Within You is The Power

There is a power lying hidden in man, by the use of which he can rise to higher and better things. Henry Thomas Hamblin aims to help the reader bring their inward powers of mind and spirit into expression, wisely and in harmony with universal law; to build up character, and to find within themselves that wondrous Self, which is their real self... Read Within You is The Power