I read a lot of self-help/positive thinking books but I've not read any like this one. I don't know if the positive thinking comes later in the book, I could only get around a quarter way through, but this seems like one man's obsession with his illness. It goes into far too much detail, including long journal entries and emails to families, which doesn't add to the 'positive thinking' theme at all. Then we have the 'god' talk. Each to their own but if a book has a religious bent, I think there should be some sort of mention in the blurb. It's been deleted from my kindle app.