3 JAMES ALLEN BOOKS TO HELP YOU THROUGH ANY CRISIS As a Man Thinketh, James Allen's most famous book, was originally published in 1902. It is now considered a self-help classic. Allen believed that man is the master-gardener of his soul and the director of his life. His thoughts profoundly affect his physical health, character, achievement, circumstances and even his destiny. Man must tend the garden of his mind, weeding out the bad and pursuing perfection. One cannot read James Allen without coming away changed for the better. In this memorable book, Above Life's Turmoil, Allen dissects the human condition, offering solutions in his usual practical and truthful style. Here, he leads you to confront the truth of who you are and how you came to be that person. Only then will you be free to become who you wish to be. In The Shining Gateway we find one of Allen’s deepest works of fundamental principles. This guide to meditation and the use of the power of positive thinking brings the reader, with tender reverence, into every detail of the human experience. This is a book that will help anyone in a crisis find his way up to the heights. James Allen's books have changed the lives of millions of people for the better. As with all of Allen's works, you may find yourself revisiting these pages again and again. Read it and see why. “A man must be true to himself, fearless with himself, before he can perceive the Pure Principles of Truth” -James Allen James Allen was a British philosophical writer and poet and a pioneer of the self-help movement. At the turn of the 20th century, he was one of the most popular writers on spirituality, his many books comforting millions of readers with their simple, unpretentious wisdom about living a joyful life. Although Allen never achieved great fame or wealth, his works continue to influence people around the world, including the New Thought movement.