Happy World Mental Health Day!
It is great to see how much we are progressing by spreading awareness about mental health through movies, lectures, essays and books. People are ready to listen and to talk to person who is having problem. There are several online platforms which can help all of us.
Here are some of the nonfiction mental health books one can read to understand how they can help themselves or others.
1. An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison
Kay Redfield is one of shares her experiece of manic depressive illness. This book is a memoir of courage, wisdom and candour. This book will give you tremendous courage and also you will understand that it’s not just you.
2. Feeling Left Behind by Kim Murdock
Feeling Left Behind will make you realise that it’s alright to remember yur loved ones. It helps you to allow you to grieve for your lost ones. The author has been there already and so she has a lot to share with you.
3. Prozac Nation by Elizabeth Wurtzel
Prozac Nation is a book that accounts the story of psychopharmacology. This is her memoir of depression, bouts and skirmishes with drugs.
4. Reasons To Stay Alive by Matt Haig
When Matt Haig, a 24 years old can give reasons to stay alive, definitely this book is worth a read. This book is a moving exploration of living a better life and feeling more alive.
5. Rebellious Mourning by Cindy Milstein
Rebellious Mourning is a collection of essays which highlights the way to share grief and pain. It will teach you the power of grieving and why it is required to grieve.
6. You Are Not A Rock by Mark Freeman
This book says mental health is being yourself. We don’t want to experience anxiety, guilt, sadness and anger. But humans can not run away from this. This book will teach you how to make a balance and recover from many mental disorders.
These are the six non-fiction mental health books. Tell us which book helps you on your bad days in the comment section below.