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03 Feb 2014

Sundance exec hopes to turn Arizona dude ranch into artists But this year, marking its four-decade anniversary, Self Help appears to have resurrected itself. Its budget, which plummeted from $708,000 in 2002 to $231,000 in 2007, has rebounded to about $380,000, said Evonne Gallardo, the center's executive director since 2009. From a skeletal staff of two full-time workers in the mid-2000s, Self Help has grown to four full-time employees and roughly a dozen contracted artists, with about 50 affiliated artists in total. Over the coming months, Self Help will be exploring its 40 years of existence and mapping its future with exhibitions, workshops, round-table discussions and other events. "We feel like a small start-up. I think it's an exciting position," said Gallardo, an East L.A.

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Related How self-compassion trumps self-esteem But in everycliche and stereotype lies a grain of truth. Its possible those who consider self-help desperate or embarrassing actually fear that moment in which theyll feel lost and unsure, Ms. Lamb-Shapiro says. As an unmarried woman in her 30s, she often bristles at marriage and dating self-help advice. I wonder how much of that disgust I feel is actually a product of second-guessing my own choices, she says. Sometimes if you feel very strongly about something, its usually because you actually care. Ms. Lamb-Shapiro came to self-help by way of her father, Lawrence E.

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