HOUSTON — "The Real Housewives" series helped to spur the reality genre of television not only in the U.S., but around the world. 

Friday, Dr. Ann Kaplan, one of the stars of "The Real Housewives of Toronto," dropped by to discuss her fifth book, "How to be Successful In Spite of Yourself"  and help women get out of their own way while creating the success they desire. 

She shared six principles of success from her new book which include:

1. Live Your Purpose 

2. Eat with a purpose 

3. Your body is a temple

4. Smart is the new sexy

5. Marry well, really, really well

6. Money matters

Grab a copy of Ann Kaplan's book, "How to be Successful in spite of Yourself" by visiting annkaplan.com/books.