Announcing My New Book: Be True, Be Happy –- Simple Secrets for a Happy and Meaningful Life

It’s my great pleasure to announce "Be True, Be Happy: Simple Secrets for a Happy and Meaningful Life," my new book to be released in September 2010.

And just as the title says, in it I present various simple-to-follow secrets for happiness. The basic idea is that you will be happier if you align your life toward those things that empower you and make you happy intrinsically. The book shows you ways to do this.

What should a website on personal growth be like?

I am wondering what features you would like to see on a site for your personal growth and self-realization? I created a special forum topic (click here) that let's you discuss this. I believe many books on personal growth, even the good ones, often fail because they leave the readers to their own devices, and the key to make this work would be to have a real support community in place.

The Reading Shelf is open

While my book “The Steps of Essence” will not be officially released for a couple of months, I just published a list of the books that most influenced the text: I created a reading shelf on my website at, which links to You will find many books that you may find helpful and interesting yourself, ranging from such diverse areas as psychology, self-help, philosophy, creativity, eastern and western thought, and even acting-techniques.

SeinQuest’s New Website featuring The Steps of Essence

SeinQuest is proud to present a new website featuring the exciting new book “The Steps of Essence” by Hanns-Oskar Porr.

The whole site is geared towards your "self-realization,” and provides you with many dynamic tools to help you on your life’s Quest to be anybody but you! You will find blogs, forums, and a social network designed to help you live your life well and authentically.