Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Success Vitamins for a Positive Mind by Napoleon Hill and Judith Williamson - Book Review

Name Of The Book: Success Vitamins for a Positive Mind

Author: Napoleon Hill and Judith Williamson

Genre: Self Help 

Recently I have come across this beautiful book "Success Vitamins for a Positive Mind" by Dr. Napoleon Hill. This book has over 700 success proverbs which is ideal for all those people who aspires to become successful in this complicated world. This book has proved to be my positive mantra during this pandemic and helped me in achieving things which otherwise looked impossible.


Success Vitamin is like a daily dose of insight in how to be a achiever in this fast growing world. This book has a power to conditioned your mind for positive outcome. It can contribute in healing person's financial, mental, physical, spiritual, social and emotional state, not just for a day but for a life time. The book assist in directing your thoughts towards positive outcome  and that leads to positive behavior. These short saying are sometimes called as auto-suggestions or self-hypnosis, but regardless of the name the result is that, when read or repeated out loud with enthusiasm they can actually modify your behaviour. These success vitamins can act as a missing ingredient that can lead to success. Each saying is a "truism", some which must have forgotten over a period of time, overlooked or covered up for the sake of convenience. So when you will read them you might feel, you already know it but at the same time you will detect the eternal wisdom of the saying.


These proverbs are based on the experience of the outstanding leaders who have been responsible for the development of human kind.

They have been proved sound and practical because they have worked successfully for those who tried.

These proverbs helps the reader in enriching their mind, spirit and body.

This book helps in bringing harmony in human relationships by condition human mind to get along with others in a spirit of friendliness.

It's purpose is to aid men and women in the development of a personal philosophy of life that will bring them economic security and peace of mind in proportion to their desire and talents.


I feel when you use what you have learned actively in your everyday life, you will not lose the lesson but internalize it. This book is effusing with positivity and reminding us that if we pay attention to these tidbits of wisdom aptly called "Success Vitamin" we will fortify our mind, body and spirit in beneficial ways. So if you are looking for positivity in life and wants to take inspiration to do better in life this book is an apt read.


Though it is extremely difficult to choose but here are some proverbs which stood out for me

"Every time you perform any task, try to excel your last  performance and very soon you will excel those around you"

"Nature yield her most profound secrets to the man who is determined to uncover them"

"There is no such realities as good or bad luck. Everything has a cause that produces appropriate effects"

"Remember that the mind grows strong through use. Struggle makes power"

"Take possession of your own mind and you may soon make life pay off on your terms"

"Eloquence of words never embellishes prayers, but sincerity of purpose and faith do"


Napoleon Hill began his writing career at age 13 as a "mountain reporter" for small-town newspaper and went on to become America's most loved motivational author. His work stands as a monument of individual achievement and is the cornerstone of modern motivation. His book, Think and Grow Rich, is one of the biggest bestseller of all time.

Judith A Williamson is an international speaker, author, and Director of the Napoleon Hill World Learning Center. She is working on disseminating Dr. napoleon Hill's materials worldwide through her writing, workshops and seminars.


Pages: 104

Format: Paperback/Kindle edition

Price: 152 INR / 144 INR

Publisher: HarperCollins

Availability : Amazon

@Swati Mathur

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  1. From ur review the book sounds really good, definitely it sound like a jump start to life.

  2. Success Vitamins sounds so uplifting and your review tells me that this book of proverbs does just that. Going to look out for this one.

  3. This is definitely the kind of book I could use right now. So rightly said that practice helps us learn the lessons better and who better than our great leaders to show us the way. Good review, Swati!

  4. Hi Swati. This sounds so inspiring and I am impressed by the author bio. Imagine beginning your career at 13! My son is at a stage when he could do with some motivation. Thank you for recommending this.

  5. I have read Atomic Habbit, Hyperfocuse and now reading Psychology of Money . I am sure this book would help me a lot . Loved the review. I will surely read it.

  6. Although I am not much of a self help reading person, it was nice going through your take on the book. Thank you for the review.

  7. I was lookinf for books for feb reads. And thanks much for the review. I would add this to my list. Seems interestig

  8. I like the name of the book. It sounds interesting. I agree with you that it is best to use what we learn from everyday life. Thank you for sharing a detailed review.

  9. this book sounds great- i especially like the quote "Remember that the mind grows strong through use. Struggle makes power", thanks for sharing!

  10. Personally, I love proverbs and quotes because they are great in putting across a point. A whole collection of them sounds like a great thing to turn to when one is in dire need of quick motivation.

  11. I love proverbs and already own a few books on them. Would love to check this one too. Thanks for sharing about it.

  12. Seems like a good book to read for a better mental health. Will definitely try to find a copy and read it. The title is particularly captivating! Your review is really good.

  13. This sounds like another great inspiring book written by Napoleon, a motivational speaker. I liked the proverbs too.

  14. Sounds like a good collection of quotes. Sometimes you need motivational stuff to pick you up when you are having a bad day (or week, month or year!)

  15. I thought if I eat success vitamins I would get stronger.Just kidding.Thats a nice review. Self help books should be read with a pinch
    of salt.We have to choose what is good for us ass everyone has their own special needs

  16. The title of the book 'Success Vitamins' makes it tempting to read and the proverbs mentioned by you from the book are appealing too. Ur take on the books will make me pick one

  17. Nature yield her most profound secrets to the man who is determined to uncover them" what a beautiful line. I am borrowing it. The book is indeed a tempting one and add to it.your review, we get magic

  18. The book definitely seems to give in a lot of inspiration. I love books by Napoleon' hill wil check this out for sure. Thanks for the review

    - sindhu

  19. I just loved the line "when you use what you have learned actively in your everyday life, you will not lose the lesson but internalize it."
    I always look forward for books specially motivational books, me being a lasy person, I certainely will go for this book.

  20. I think you had suggested this book to me in one of my live session. I am yet to get it. It sounds really helpful.

  21. When I read the title I felt it was about meds. Your review is good and easy to read. The book sounds good. I'll check it out.

  22. I love that your review is systematic, neat, crisp and detailed. Its rare to find reviews that check all the boxes!

  23. I have added this book to my reading list.Loved your review and quotes from the book.

  24. It looks like a good start for someone whose not into reading that much. Plus, I am always inclined towards non fiction. Thanks for sharing

  25. Nicely written review. Loved the way highlighted good points

  26. Hey !! This is really my kind od book. Thanks for sharing

  27. Wasn't aware of this book but interested in it after reading your high praise!