Whatever you are struggling with right now - whether it be an illness, loss of a loved one, the demise of a relationship, or perhaps even a depression that has no clear reason; this is the book that you will want to keep coming back to.
101 Distractions from Depression, Self-harm (and other Soul-destroyers) is a non-conventional self-help book designed to offer friendly, important advice during those moments when it is impossible to see through that oppressive fog of depression.
Sophia spent over ten years battling depression and an addiction to self-harm, and understands that much of her recovery was due to making these very simple changes. In those tiny moments where she distracted herself from mental illness – be it by digging up weeds, walking through the park, or taking a bath; depression took a back seat and loosened its grip ever so slightly. The difficulty was always in finding the inspiration to make a start, and this is where the idea for 101 Distractions came from. Each and every distraction has been tried and tested and have all helped her become the confident, depression-free person she is today. This book is designed to help you make that change too.
Each of the 101 short, easily digested chapters offers new ideas to help you distract yourself from the negative thoughts, giving you enough breathing space to build the tools to fight them. This in turn helps you to understand that the negativity consuming you is not as permanent as it feels. Read more »