After the publication of Black Rainbow, Rachel Kelly’s memoir on recovering from two severe periods of depression, people often asked her what she had learnt about how to stay well. Her new book, Walking on Sunshine, answers that question. It is a season by season guide containing fifty-two small, sanity-saving tools, many of them based on the principles of mindfulness.
Written in the confidential, conversational style of a good friend, the book will incorporate witty illustrations by the Daily Mail's Jonathan Pugh and of course poetry, reflecting Rachel's long-held belief that healing words can be a great source of tranquility in our busy lives.
Produced in a portable format that can be slipped discreetly into a bag or pocket, it will be the reader’s year-round support and companion
Rachel Kelly is a former Times journalist who is now a mental health campaigner, public speaker, and writer.
In her early thirties, Rachel was diagnosed with serious depression and subsequently suffered two major depressive episodes. These two episodes have become the defining events of her life. Since then, she has written about the condition, and how she has recovered, in books that have been read by tens of thousands of people. Her memoir about her experience of serious depression Black Rainbow was a Sunday Times bestseller .
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