care for or betterment of oneself by one's own efforts
designating or of nontechnical books, magazines, videos, etc. designed to provide insight and guidance about one's health, psychology, family life, career, etc.
The act or an instance of helping or improving oneself without assistance from others.
self-help - Legal Definition
A person’s attempt to remedy a wrong perceived done to him by that person’s own actions, rather than through the legal system. Under the Uniform Commercial Code, a creditor may take possession of a debtor’s collateral upon default, if it can be done without breaching the peace.