As A Man Thinketh
Written By: James Allen
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Publisher’s Summary:Allen’s practical philosophy of successful living has awakened millions to the discovery and perception of the truth that they themselves are makers of themselves. Building on the Bible verse. As a man thinketh, so he is, Allen insists that it is within the power of each person to form his own character and create his own happiness.
As A Man Thinketh: James Allen
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As A Man Thinketh is one of the greatest classics in the literature of self-help and personal development. It was first published in 1903 and author James Allen is considered by many to be the father of self-help.
As A Man Thinketh, by James Allen, is one of the great classics of self-help. Part of a premise: change your thoughts and change your life. It is a set of philosophical reflections on the power of our thoughts .
One of the most important lessons is that all thinking to be valuable must be linked to a legitimate purpose. This is true, we can have endless brilliant thoughts, generate wonderful ideas, but have no value in our daily life or in our personal growth.
The author affirms that everything that man achieves and everything that fails is a direct result of his thoughts, in short, we are what we think, the power of the mind is so strong that it influences what happens to us, how Our body feels and in what life we will lead.
The character, according to Allen, is the set of thoughts. Every man is where he is by the law of his own being. The thoughts he has built up in his character, have taken him there, is not the result of chance.What is meant by this is that the man himself weaves his destiny by the quality of his thoughts and by becoming the person he is. It is possible to change any life situation if we concentrate on changing our thoughts.
Another important lesson is the serenity to which he devotes an entire chapter, for him, tranquility is a jewel; A man reaches a state of tranquility when he evolves in his thought In summary, this is a great little book about positive thinking and attitude, the main lesson is that you are ultimately responsible for your life through your thoughts, this book is a good reminder that there are real consequences for each thought.