Behind the Dark Clouds There Is Sunshine
Chipmunkapublishing ltd, Jun 1, 2011 - 16 pages
DescriptionBehind the 'Dark Clouds...' describes Julia's life and how she has coped with reactive depression, how others have helped and supported her and encouraged her to help and support others thus aiding her own recovery. It is an honest and straightforward account written in an informative manner. Underpinning this piece of work is the notion that coping on a daily basis and simply getting through life is often hard and sometimes we all need support with that. Julia's illness has had a massive impact on her life and has influenced her to become the person that she is today, this book provides an insight into her journey to date. About the AuthorJulia's aim in writing and publishing this book is to develop awareness into what life is like for people who suffer with depression and how it affects those around them. Julia hopes that her story will help individuals gain an insight of how mental health issues can affect people and that potentially anyone is susceptible, no matter who they are and where they come from. Self-help has been such an important part of Julia's recovery, she feels that without believing in herself she would not be where she is today. For Julia this is where the support of others has had such a positive impact, that support gave her the aptitude and ability to believe in herself. Julia's inspiration to write this story came from the notion that it will give hope to fellow sufferers and instil into them a sense of self-assurance and optimism for the future.
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