As A Man Thinketh by James Allan

LTFP038: As a man thinketh By James Allan (Book Review)

As A Man Thinketh by James Allan

As a man thinketh by James Allan is a  classic that everyone should read a couple times a year.

James Allan writes about guiding your mind and how it works. Mastering your thoughts is a key habit that will ripple all though other areas of your life

As a man thinketh is categorized into 9 chapters

  1. Introduction
  2. Thought & Character

“As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he”. The sum of a man’s thoughts are his character. His character influences the conditions and circumstances of his life.

Thought and character are one, and character has a profound influence on the circumstances of one’s life.

3. Effect of Thought on Circumstances

A man’s mind may be likened to a garden – cultivated or uncultivated.

The cultivated produces flowers & fruit, while the uncultivated produces weeds.

As long as a man believes he is a creature of external conditions he will be buffeted by those condition

4 Effects of Thoughts on Health & Body

5 Thought & Purpose

6 “The Thought-Factor in Achievement”

7 Visions & Ideals

8 Serenity

“Mind is the Master power that moulds and makes, And Man is Mind, and evermore he takes. The tool of Thought, and, shaping what he wills, Brings forth a thousand joys, a thousand ills. He thinks in secret, and it comes to pass. Environment is but his looking-glass.” By James Allan

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Book Recommendations:

Those who liked “As a Man Thinketh” by James Allan also enjoyed reading/listening to “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill and “Richest Man in Babylon” by George Clason.


About The Author

Keroy King

Keroy King is a Financial Educator, Podcast Host, Keynote Speaker & Empowerment Expert, residing in Los Angeles, California and the Founder of "Life Then Finance" a community where she coaches individuals to overcome personal and financial obstacles that are holding them back so they can quickly and effectively live a full-filled and purpose driven life. Even when they think the odds are stacked against them. She is also an online course creator & instructor of several personal finance and personal transformation online courses.