As a Man Thinketh is a timeless classic by James Allen that goes in depth about how thoughts become reality and how negative thoughts impact not only your actions but the law of attraction which are the people, places and things we as humans attract into out life. As a Man Thinketh is broken down into seven chapters. Each chapter offering valuable advice that any human regardless of race, color or creed can attest to. For example in chapter two it states “ Thought and character are one, and as character can only manifest and discover itself through environment and circumstances, the outer conditions of a person’s life will always be found to be harmoniously related to his inner state.”
Rather you are from Atlanta, Florida, California, New York, or any other place in America this quote can be applied to you. Anyone whose thoughts are positive and driven (regardless of the above) is unlikely to view life as pointless and stagnate. On the other hand, someone who is negative, depressed, and seemingly descending through life, would have less positive, motivating thoughts resulting in less productive days and less constructive thinking. As a Man Thinketh also helps individuals understand how your thoughts affect your body and its health. It starts by quoting “The body is the servant of the mind.” It obeys the operations of the mind, whether they be deliberately chosen or automatically expressed.
Depression is a sickness of the mind and thoughts; however the body has physical elements that are affected in a negative way because the mind isn’t working correctly which means it’s sending out negative emotions and feelings which are associated with the body. As a Man Thinketh simply tries to express that sicknesses like depression are real and if you’re thoughts aren’t positive, and nurturing to yourself, it can lead to larger issues which can not be solved easily.