Books , Blogs & Podcasts

Books, Blogs & Podcasts



Marilyn’s book, “The Happiness Choice”, was the top 3 most read book by businesses according to 800 CEO Read, the leading business book supplier. The book won the Silver Medal of the Global eBook Awards. The book shows how and why happiness is crucial for business productivity and success, and for your physical, emotional, spiritual and financial health.

Her book, “How to Use What You’ve Got to Get What You Want”, is available globally in six languages. And, “Living the Life of Your Dreams” was eBook of the Year in the Inspirational category.

Happiness Choice

Summary: People want contentment, love, and happiness derived from meaningful work. They want healthy personal relationships, a healthy mind and body, a spiritual core, and a reason for living. But with only 24 hours in a day and all of the competing demands of modern life, the question is how? Is it even possible?

In The Happiness Choice, author Marilyn Tam takes what she learned from being an unwanted, neglected, and abused child in Hong Kong to becoming an international business success and humanitarian who is happy, healthy, and at peace with herself. She and the experts she’s gathered, including Joan Borysenko, Jack Canfield, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Arielle Ford, Harville Hendrix, MJ Ryan and more will tell you their secrets and personal stories so you too can live the life of your dreams. Learn the principles, tools, and philosophies Marilyn and others have used to achieve a balanced, healthy, and joyful life, including how to:

  • Shrug off impossible expectations and reprioritize your needs
  • Settle your mind
  • Discover (or reconnect) with your life’s purpose
  • Truly improve the quality of your health, relationships, finances, spiritual life, and community connections
  • Allocate the proper amount of energy and attention to each aspect of your life to achieve Dynamic Balance
  • Take control of the thoughts you think, the images you visualize, and the actions you take
  • Have fun!

Anyone can live the life they’ve dreamed of living—a happy, healthy, successful, and dynamically balanced life. The Happiness Choice will liberate you by showing that it’s possible: you can actively pursue your life purpose and achieve a joyful life.

"It is easy to be busy; it is much harder to be happy. This is especially true for today's professional woman who also wants to be a great wife, mother, daughter and friend. In 'The Happiness Choice', Marilyn Tam teaches us how to make conscious, wise choices that lead to greater happiness and fulfillment. It is the first step in taking control of your life."
~ Gail Goodman,
CEO and Chair of Constant Contact.
"Marilyn Tam is a true visionary. Her most profound accomplishments lie beyond the normal hallmarks of being a successful businesswoman, and can be found in her deep wisdom, remarkable clarity and generosity of spirit. How To Use What You’ve Got to Get What You Want is more than just a powerful guide for dreamers and doers--it is an infusion of inspiration and encouragement that will uplift any reader and make him or her grateful to have read this wonderful book."
—Barbara De Angelis Ph.D., NY Times best selling Author,
TV personality, Motivational Speaker, Human Relations Expert

How to use what you've got to get what you want

Summary: Before you can use what you’ve got to get what you want, you have to know what you’ve got!

The business world is full of people who are searching for something–the next great idea, the sure-fire marketing plan, the toy every kid has to have, the gadget without which no adult can live. They’re looking so hard for the gold at the end of the rainbow that they often don’t see the diamonds glittering in their hands.

Whatever qualities you have, no matter how limited or broad they may be in your own mind, veteran corporate executive Marilyn Tam has set out to show everyday people how to use what they’ve got for both personal and professional success. Tam has always been passionate about what she wants in life. Passion, along with her four basic principles and “using what she’s got,” enables her to “get what she wants” out of life. Let her show you! Check out How to Use What You’ve Got to Get What You Want, now!

Living the Life of Your Dreams"

Summary: Marilyn Tam took what she learned from being an unwanted, neglected and abused girl child in Hong Kong to become an international business success and humanitarian who is happy, healthy and at peace with herself.

In “Living the Life of Your Dreams – The Secrets of Turning Your Dreams into Reality” she reveals the secrets, principles, tools and strategies she and other experts learned and used to achieve a balanced, healthy and joyful life.

People want contentment, love and happiness from meaningful work, personal relationships, healthy mind and body, a spiritual core and a reason for living. This book is filled with stories, tips and insights on how anyone can live the life they’ve dreamed of living – a happy, healthy, successful and dynamically balanced life.

There are very few books that offer an overall perspective, inspiration and the support to help people achieve their dreams of living the life of their dreams. This slim and powerful volume is packed with personal stories and advice from Marilyn and other experts who have attained it, to help you achieve your dream life.

"If you want to live the life you've dreamed of, read "Living the Life of Your Dreams". Marilyn had to go through many tough challenges to achieve her dream life - she can help you attain yours."
~ Jack Canfield, NY Times best selling author,
“Chicken Soup for the Soul” and “The Success Principles”