Self-Help Memoirs

Fling Therapy: One Year of Throwing Everything I Can Find at My Persistent Depression

Medication. Exercise. Therapy. Spiritual practice. Alternative healing methods. And more. I’m taking a year to attempt each and write about what helps, what doesn’t … and what might be of help to other people.

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You’re Getting Closer: One Year of Finding God and a Few Good Friends

Informal testing has shown I’m not quite cut out for enlightenment. But that doesn’t mean I can’t get closer. Here, an account of my year-long attempt at various spiritual practices with the goal of overcoming depression, plus my search for a few new, close friends.

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The Power of Acceptance: One Year of Mindfulness and Meditation

As it turns out, continuous meditation isn’t actually continuous. It comes and goes, goes and comes. Here, and account of my year-long attempt to remain in the state of meditation as much as possible throughout the day. I also share original interviews with experienced meditators.

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My Byron Katie Detox: One Year of Questioning My Unhelpful Thoughts

I try to be positive. I really do. But it’s such a huge amount of work. Here, an account of my one-year attempt to question my negative thoughts, Byron Katie-style.

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What I Learned from Jane

Over ten years ago, I experienced the loss of a daughter. Read about her four days of life in What I Learned from Jane, available on Amazon.