Saturday July 11, 2020

Sending a clear message on mental health issues

NON-FICTION Anxiety For Beginners; By Eleanor Morgan; Bluebird, €23 / Mad Girl; By Bryony Gordon; Headline, €19.95

26th June, 2016
Bryony Gordon: mental illness is the worlds greatest actor Picture: PA

There is power in turning over one’s experiences. Friendships, therapists, relationships, body issues, mental health issues; no stone is left unbothered. People have a fundamental desire to relate to each other and female writers have picked up on this conceit. In a world that pits women against each other on so many levels, a growing number of women writers are simply saying, “we’re all in this together, so let’s talk honestly and frankly about it”....

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