Louise Hay is an author, minister, and publisher whose books have touched
millions of lives. In the 1970s, after several years of counseling work,
Ms. Hay compiled a reference guide outlining the mental components of
many physical ailments. Her book, Heal
Your Body, offered positive thought patterns for encouraging
Louise was able to put her philosophies into practice when she was diagnosed
with cancer. She developed an intensive program of affirmations, visualization,
nutritional cleansing and psychotherapy. Within six months, she was
completely healed of cancer.
She continues to develop and publish materials on the process of inner
Can Heal Your Life [see excerpt link below] has been established
as a classic in the field of inner healing. In this book, Ms. Hay develops
a philosophy of healing that rests on a few core principles:
"Every thought we think is creating our future ... We must release the
past and forgive everyone ... We much be willing to begin to learn to
Ms. Hay has successfully applied these principles in her own life, and
assisted millions of other people to do the same. She has written and
lectured extensively on the importance of taking control of our thoughts,
and turning to a Higher Power for guidance in our lives.
Power Is Within You, Ms. Hay builds on these themes and shares
stories of healing from her own life and those whom she has worked with
over the years. Themes of forgiveness - including self-forgiveness -
healing, and prosperity are covered.