THE 15 Best Books On Mental Health.

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“Wise, warm, smart, and funny. You must read this book.”

“Amanda Stern sees childhood with perfect clarity, and she sees how we, as adults, are still living in childhood. Little Panic will make you feel alot. Without a doubt, it is a masterpiece.“―Darin Strauss, author of Half a Life

This is the best book ever! You can relate to most of the incidents mentioned in the book. The author has an astounding sense of humour and there are many parts which gives you mixed feelings; whether you should laugh or cry

‘You’ll laugh, wince, writhe in discomfort, cry, then laugh again. You might even feel the need to buy a racoon’
Brené Brown

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “This book is a gift! I’ve been practicing their strategies, and it’s a total game-changer.”—Brené Brown, PhD, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Dare to Lead

This groundbreaking book explains why women experience burnout differently than men—and provides a simple, science-based plan to help women minimize stress, manage emotions, and live a more joyful life.   

I highly recommend this book

A successful woman entrepreneur addresses the taboo of depression that pervades African-American culture, drawing on her own experiences of suffering and recovery while counseling readers from all walks of life on how to overcome cycles of denial and psychological pain.

This book had me tearing up. It is very hard to be black in this world but I love the skin I’m in.

Who’s Crazy?
 
What does it mean to be crazy? Is using the word crazy offensive? What happens when a label like that gets attached to your everyday experiences?
 
To understand mental health, we need to talk openly about it. Because there’s no single definition of crazy, there’s no single experience that embodies it, and the word itself means different things—wild? extreme? disturbed? passionate?—to different people.
 
In (Don’t) Call Me Crazy, thirty-three actors, athletes, writers, and artists offer essays, lists, comics, and illustrations that explore a wide range of topics:
their personal experiences with mental illness,
how we do and don’t talk about mental health,
help for better understanding how every person’s brain is wired differently,
and what, exactly, might make someone crazy.   If you’ve ever struggled with your mental health, or know someone who has, come on in, turn the pages . . . and let’s get talking.

This award-winning anthology is from the highly-praised editor of Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World and Body Talk: 37 Voices Explore Our Radical Anatomy.
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NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER

“All encompassing, brave, and deeply humane. . . . It is open-minded,critically informed, and poetic at the same time, and despite the nature of its subject it is written with far too much élan and elegance ever to become depressing itself.” ― Richard Bernstein, The New York Times

Do you ever feel stressed, worried, miserable or unfulfilled yet put on a happy face and pretend everything’s fine? If so, you are not alone. Stress, anxiety, depression and low self-esteem are very common. In one way or another, it seems almost everyone is struggling.

Powerful, affecting essays on mental illness, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize and a Whiting Award

“[An] utterly unique book of essays: a deep, illuminating, and explosively written dive into a life of living with mental illness.”Entertainment Weekly

THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
WINNER OF THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG READERS AWARD FOR NON-FICTION

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO FEEL TRULY ALIVE?

Aged 24, Matt Haig’s world caved in. He could see no way to go on living. This is the true story of how he came through crisis, triumphed over an illness that almost destroyed him and learned to live again.

A moving, funny and joyous exploration of how to live better, love better and feel more alive, Reasons to Stay Alive is more than a memoir. It is a book about making the most of your time on earth.

“I wrote this book because the oldest clichés remain the truest. Time heals. The bottom of the valley never provides the clearest view. The tunnel does have light at the end of it, even if we haven’t been able to see it . . . Words, just sometimes, really can set you free.”

OVERCOMING SELF-DEFEATING BEHAVIOUR

Great book by professional psychotherapist Dr. Mark Goulston. I believe any serious reader will learn to better understand himself and find definite solutions to one’s problematic behavior. if any reader is not going through this book in a superfluous way, he / she will definitely end up bringing positive changes in himself / herself.
For myself, chapters on following self-defeating behavior were most relevant:-
1. How to Beat-Self-Defeat
2. Procrastinating
3. Getting so angry you make things worse.
4. Always having to be right.
5. Taking things too personally.
6. Quitting too soon.
7. Backing down because you don’t feel ready.

This is ideal for anyone – learn from his basic lessons and change yourself – and the world, for the better ― Northern Life Magazine

A book to inspire your children and grandchildren to become everything that they can. ― The Wall Street Journal

Superb, smart and succinct ― Forbes

Full of great, solidly researched, personal and genuinely useful tips for the anxious mind …I loved this book. ― Matt Haig

‘I loved this book.’ MATT HAIG
If you have anxiety, this book is for you.

If you love someone who is anxious, this book is for you.

‘Probably the best book on living with anxiety that I’ve ever read.’ MARK MANSON, author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Overcome negative thought patterns, reduce stress, and live a worry-free life.

Overthinking is the biggest cause of unhappiness. Don’t get stuck in a never-ending thought loop. Stay present and keep your mind off things that don’t matter, and never will.

Break free of your self-imposed mental prison.

Stop Overthinking is a book that understands where you’ve been through, the exhausting situation you’ve put yourself into, and how you lose your mind in the trap of anxiety and stress. Acclaimed author Nick Trenton will walk you through the obstacles with detailed and proven techniques to help you rewire your brain, control your thoughts, and change your mental habits.

What’s more, the book will provide you scientific approaches to completely change the way you think and feel about yourself by ending the vicious thought patterns.

Stop agonizing over the past and trying to predict the future.

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