Louise L Hay is a bestselling author and an internationally known leader in the self-help field. She has a great deal of experience and first hand information to about healing, including how she cured herself after being diagnosed with cancer. The timeless message of this book is: “If we are willing to do the mental work, almost anything can be healed". "We are each responsible for our own reality and "dis-ease." Hay believes we make ourselves ill by having thoughts of self-hatred. She includes a directory of ailments and emotional causes for each with a corresponding affirmation to help overcome the illness. A healing "thought pattern" would be: "By choosing loving, joyous thoughts, I created a loving joyous world. I am safe and free."