If the book stopped there, it wouldn’t be so terrible. Instead it goes on to suggest the best way to live is to brainwash yourself with positive affirmations. Don’t actually deal with your problems. Just talk them away, and the universe will reward you with…
Did you know that Rhonda Byrne dropped the price of her home in Santa Barbara some $4.7M — more than 20% — after it didn’t sell for over a year? Of course, if she followed her book’s advice, she would have thought good thoughts about it selling for list price (or better, written herself a check for the amount in advance) and the universe would have taken care of the rest.
Do we need more proof about how bad this self-help book is?