At some point in 2014, a couple of conversations on Quora (mostly), Facebook and Google+ provoked me to claim that it is possible to write a complete self-help book in five verses. The catch is: I didn’t have the time to follow up and provide decent explanations. Now I have the time, and over the last three years, I have met a surprisingly large number of people who could have used the advice (hopefully :-/).
So here is an attempt to provide what should have happened years ago.
For a start: This is the original Google+ post: