Having come across the conflux of SelfHelp with GettingThingsDone and entrepreneurial software development, I wondered why there weren't more self-help tools.

They're obviously coming : http://www.mecanbe.com/temp/default.aspx

And, of course, that ties in with PollsAndCompasses as self-help tools too.

Meta-programming (in the non-ComputerScience sense) : http://www.leri.org/institute/psyche/spigot.html