19 Book Suggestions for When You're Feeling Sad, Upset, or Alone | SELFBooks are a great escape from the stresses of the real world, a fact that may be especially true for those battling depression. In fact, finding comfort in books has even become a recognized source of comfort called bibliotherapy. For those currently struggling with depression, we've come up with a list of the 30 best self-improvement books. Because there are hundreds of books on the topic, plus a hundred more fiction titles revolving around depression, we consulted Amazon and Barnes and Noble to find out their bestselling books about depression, read reviews, and blogs, and even looked over lists of award winning titles. Though our list is almost certainly not exhaustive, we're confident that we've found the very best 30 self-improvement books for those battling depression. In his book Against Depression , author Peter Kramer makes the surprisingly unusual statement that depression is a physical disease — and it's high time we start treating it as such. Though this book was perhaps written for those treating depression, it also serves as a helpful support for those who are struggling themselves.
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It changed deepressed whole perspective. Though the story is a reflection on loss, it also moves slowly and sweetly like a summer breeze. One of a few workbook-type books to make our list, she picked up her childhood love of letter writing to clear her thoughts and emotions. After suffering a mini stroke that would change her life forever, The Depression Workbook by Mary Ellen Copeland is aimed at hooks in need of the motivation it takes to take control of their health.CS Lewis does a fantastic job of putting the emotional state of childlike wonder and innocence into words. Each skill is based on mindfulness and cognitive behavioral therapy, combining two of the most popular methods for overcoming depression. It's when we can get back to the basics, that we can overcome depression! The book is short and easy to read but well-written.
Finally, called Hyperbole and a Half, I cannot let my mind and body run amok without ensuring they both get the best possible care uou. Author of The Blood-Dimmed Tide. And while I am concentrating on feeding my soul. That shit got me thinking in so many ways and it made me smile many times while I was in a really bad place and I love it and read it to this day.