Review of As A Man Thinketh By James Allen

“A man is literally what he thinks, his character being the complete sum of all thoughts,” says James Allen in his 1908 classic bestseller, As A Man Thinketh. As the title suggests, the book is about how your thoughts influence your results in life. Allen explains that we are where we are in life because of our thoughts, and if we are in an undesirable situation, we have the power to change our circumstances by changing our thoughts because we are the directors of our lives, and masters of our thoughts. In Allen’s own words, “Every man is where he is by the law of his being. The thoughts which he has built into his character have brought him … [Read more...]

The Invisible Mentor’s Desert Island Books

If ever stranded on a deserted island,  the five books Invisible Mentor Leslie Householder would love to have with her are: The Science of Getting Rich, Wallace Wattles The Bible Book of Mormons As a Man Thinketh, James Allen A Journal I have a journal which I write in nearly every day because I find the process therapeutic. Having a journal with you on a deserted island would allow you to document your feelings, experiences and any breakthrough ideas you may have as a result of being in a new environment. Of her four book choices, As a Man Thinketh is the one book that had a profound impact on her life. I have read all the … [Read more...]