Your Brain Needs a Hug (Prebound)
Imbued with a sense of humor, understanding, and hope, Your Brain Needs a Hug is a judgment-free guide for living well with your mind.My Mad Fat Diary author Rae Earl offers her personalized advice on the A to Zs of mental health, social media, family and friendship. When she was a teenager, Rae dealt with OCD, anxiety, and an eating disorder, but she survived, and she thrived. Your Brain Needs a Hug is filled with her friendly advice, coping strategies and laugh-out-loud moments to get you through the difficult days. Witty, honest, and enlightening, this is the perfect read for feeling happier and healthier and learning to navigate life without feeling overwhelmed or isolated. An Imprint Book "A validating, hopeful, and practical guide to mental health... heartfelt and honest... Teens struggling with mental illness will find comfort and valuable information in this superlative guide. --Kirkus Reviews, starred review "Perceptive and accessible." --Publishers Weekly
Rae Earl was born in Stamford, Lincolnshire, in England. After graduating from Hull University, she did every job in a radio station except "accountant." Rae has written articles for The Guardian, Marie Claire, and Elle, and she has been featured in The Telegraph and The Times, among others. She has also appeared on BBC Breakfast TV, BBC World Service, and countless local radio stations. Her books include My Mad Fat Diary, My Madder Fatter Diary, My Life Uploaded, and Your Brain Needs a Hug. My Mad Fat Diary and My Madder Fatter have been made into a TV show that is shown in over fifty countries worldwide. She currently lives in Hobart, Tasmania, with her husband and son.