As a mental health therapist, clients are always asking me what books I’d recommend for them. And since I love books, I love answering this question.

For the month of October, I’m going to share some of these books on Manic Monday. Leave a comment at the end of the blog and you are entered to win one of the books featured this month! Your choice which one!

This week I’m featuring:


The Success Principles


Jack Canfield

(from Amazon):

Get ready to transform yourself for success with #1 New York Times bestselling author Jack Canfield!


Since its publication a decade ago, Jack Canfield’s practical and inspiring guide has become a classic that has helped hundreds of thousands of people achieve success. This fully revised and updated edition of The Success Principles™ features one hundred pages of additional material, including a new section that offers a comprehensive guide to “Success in the Digital Age.”


In this special 10th Anniversary Edition of his 500,000-copy bestseller, Canfield—the cocreator of the phenomenal bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul® series—turns to the principles he’s studied, taught, and lived for more than forty years in this practical and inspiring guide that will help any aspiring person get from where they are to where they want to be.


The Success Principles™ will teach you how to increase your confidence, tackle daily challenges, live with passion and purpose, and realize all your ambitions. Not merely a collection of good ideas, this book spells out the 67 timeless principles and practices used by the world’s most successful men and women. Taken together and practiced every day, these principles will transform your life beyond your wildest dreams!


What I love about this book:

Everything. This is one of those awesome books that everyone could benefit from reading. It covers how to be a success at life.

Why I recommend this book:

A lot of my clients have been wore down by too many struggles and too many failures. This helps them get back on the right road so they can find success.

Warnings about this book:

None. Everyone I’ve suggested this book to has loved it!


*Don’t forget to leave a comment to be entered to win one of the books featured this month.

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Abbie Roads writes dark emotional novels featuring damaged characters, but she always gives her hero and heroine a happy ending… after torturing them for three hundred pages.

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