Joel Osteen is the author of the best-selling book which is entitled Your Best Life Now. The full title of the book is Your Best Life Now: Seven Steps to Living at Your Full Potential. It was published by FaithWords on October 12, 2004. The crux of the book is the seven steps to achieve a successful life, which are outlined by Osteen. These are enlarging one's vision, developing a healthy self-image, discovering the power of one's thoughts and words, letting go of the past, finding strength through adversity, living to give and choosing to be happy. Osteen's explanation of each of these seven steps is simple. The stupendous success of the book has also spawned many other products which are based on the book, including a calendar, a board game and a study guide.