Kevin Braddock - Everything Begins with Asking for Help - Octopus

Time remaining

  • -- days
  • -- hours
  • -- minutes
  • -- seconds
Other Formats
  • Paperback
    More information
    • ISBN:9780857836762
    • Publication date:16 May 2019
  • Downloadable audio file £P.O.R.
    More information
    • ISBN:9780857837851
    • Publication date:16 May 2019

Everything Begins with Asking for Help

An honest guide to depression and anxiety, from rock bottom to recovery

By Kevin Braddock

  • E-Book
  • £P.O.R.

An honest guide to depression and anxiety, from rock bottom to recovery, from someone who has been through it and come out the other side.

Everything Begins with Asking for Help is a frank, insightful and thought-provoking book on mental health, drawing on the author's own experience of a severe mental breakdown and sharing the recovery tools he has developed in partnership with various medical professionals and mental health experts.

Kevin shares his own story to give the book a vital human element, explaining how his fast-paced life in Berlin as a successful magazine journalist was brought to a sudden halt by a major depressive episode. In this dark time, Kevin reached out to friends for help, and it was that act - asking for help - that set him on the long road to recovery.

Building on this narrative, Kevin leads the reader through the stages of asking for help, learning to listen, the physical, emotional and mental elements of recovery, and how to maintain stable mental health at home and at work. Written with warmth, honesty and compassion, this is is a valuable resource for anyone who needs help and doesn't know where to begin.

Biographical Notes

Kevin is a writer and editor with 20 years of experience at titles including GQ, Esquire, the Guardian, The Face, Vogue and Sleek (Berlin), where he was Editor in Chief. Since his breakdown and recovery, he has completed qualifications in Coaching and Mentoring from UCL and Humanistic and Psychodynamic Counselling from Goldsmiths. In 2017 Kevin self-published a magazine about his story called Torchlight, which has since sold more than 1,500 copies and been featured in publications such as the Observer. He continues to promote and develop the Torchlight system, including practice cards that help users try out his techniques and advice.
@torchlight_system

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780857837912
  • Publication date: 16 May 2019
  • Page count:
  • Imprint: Kyle Books
Conran

Leon Happy Curries

Rebecca Seal, John Vincent
Authors:
Rebecca Seal, John Vincent

The latest book in the LEON Happy series - 120,000 copies sold.LEON, the home of naturally fast food, have turned their hand to creating a collection of curries - more than 100 new recipes inspired by dishes from Sri Lanka, India, Thailand and Burma, as well as Kenya, Somalia and the Caribbean. Find fiery, speedy, warming or creamy curries, plus everything you might want on the side, from fluffy flatbreads and perfect rice to crunchy relishes, garlicky greens and tangy pickles. If you want fast fixes with easy wins from a supermarket, or something more fancy for when you have a little more time, you will find them all here.Includes Sri Lankan jackfruit and vegetable curry, Kashmiri lamb rogan josh, Skinny salmon and coconut curry and Katsu chicken curry as well as tasty side dishes and tips for speedy curries and ingredient swaps.

Mitchell Beazley

The Wood Fire Handbook

Vincent Thurkettle
Authors:
Vincent Thurkettle

'Sound, well-seasoned advice [on] how to bring wood fires into our lives.' - BBC CountryfileThe Wood Fire Handbook shows you that the soothing effect of dancing flames and glowing embers is a simple pleasure to have in our lives. Understanding everything that underpins the perfect wood fire makes it even more enjoyable. Vincent Thurkettle's handbook is the essential companion and manual.The expert insight and knowledge in this book allow everyone to rediscover the skills of previous generations and savour the delight of a perfect wood fire in all its incarnations.Contents include...Understand which trees make the best firewoodLearn how to split, season, and store woodLay the perfect fireMake an ingenious campfireChoose wood for its scent...and much more!This revised edition features updated information on wood-burning stoves, 'clean' wood and other environmental considerations.

Mitchell Beazley

RHS Gardener’s Botanical

Dr Ross Bayton
Authors:
Dr Ross Bayton
Mitchell Beazley

RHS How Can I Help Hedgehogs?

Helen Bostock
Authors:
Helen Bostock
Mitchell Beazley

The Whisky Dictionary

Ian Wisniewski
Authors:
Ian Wisniewski

This is the drinker's guide to every aspect of whisky, from Scotch to Japanese, rye to bourbon and beyond. With hundreds of entries covering everything from history, ingredients and distilling techniques to flavour notes, cocktails and the many varieties of whisky from all around the world, renowned whisky expert Ian Wisniewski explores and unlocks the wonderful world of a drink like no other.Entries include...Ageing ProcessBourbonCraft MovementFermentationFlavour CompoundsIrish WhiskeyJapanese WhiskeyMaster DistillerOld FashionedOrganic WhiskyProhibitionTasting TechniquesWine Casks...and many more.

Mitchell Beazley

For the Love of White

Chrissie Rucker & The White Company
Authors:
Chrissie Rucker & The White Company

'The thing about white is that it goes with everything, it is a canvas for life, whoever you are and whatever your tastes. You just can't beat it.' - Chrissie RuckerWhether you live in a tiny city apartment, a rambling country cottage or an elegant town house, For the Love of White offers the definitive guide to creating a home with white and neutral tones. Published to mark the 25th anniversary of iconic brand, The White Company, the book explores 12 inspirational homes in varied decorating styles but unified by a passion for a white. For each location The White Company founder, Chrissie Rucker, highlights clever styling details that the reader can try out in their own home - with calming, versatile and beautiful results.Illustrated with specially commissioned photography by leading interiors photographer, Chris Everard and organized into three sections - Country, Town and Coast - the book provides both the advice and the inspiration needed to transform your home.

Mitchell Beazley

Sipsmith

Sipsmith
Authors:
Sipsmith
Mitchell Beazley

Miller's Antiques Handbook & Price Guide 2020-2021

Judith Miller
Authors:
Judith Miller

Miller's Antiques Handbook & Price Guide remains the essential and trusted guide to the antiques market. It has earned the reputation of being the book no dealer, collector or auctioneer should be without. Compiled by Judith Miller, world-renowned antiques expert and co-founder of the book, the guide features more than 8,000 antiques.Comprehensive sections cover ceramics, furniture, glass, silver and metalwares, jewellery and objets de vertu, clocks and watches, books, Oriental antiques, textiles, toys, decorative arts and Modern Classics. Special features explain why one piece is worth more than another, show how to value an item and teach you to be your own valuer. Biographies of designers and factories give the background information you need to help date and value objects, while special 'Judith Picks' sections give fascinating background and valuation details for particularly interesting or unusual objects.

Hamlyn

The Telegraph Big Book of Quick Crosswords 5

The latest collection of quick-fire crosswords from the UK's most popular quality newspaper. Guaranteed to keep you entertained in any spare moments, whether on the daily commute, on holiday or simply relaxing at home, this book is just what you need to get your brain working and keep boredom at bay!

Hamlyn

The Telegraph GK Quick Crosswords Volume 1

Aster

Secret Yoga Club

Gabrielle Hales
Authors:
Gabrielle Hales

'This globe-trotting group promotes a mindfulness practice that continues off the mat and into the sonic realm' - Vogue'Secret Yoga Club is a big deal, just don't tell anyone' - Huffington Post'A wonderful experience' - Financial Times'The Yoga Guru' - British VogueYoga is an intimate, alchemical process in which you discover your own physical and emotional landscape. Yoga is how you sing yourself back to life. It's in the moments that you witness the sublime wisdom of the body. It's when you find the ocean in your breath, the stillness in your mind and experience yourself as the force of life.In Secret Yoga Club Gabrielle Hales introduces the yoga practices and rituals that she has found useful and inspiring over years of teaching and hosting Secret Yoga Club events and retreats. Chapters include:- Roots of yoga- Electric body - the life force- Practices- Stillness- Expanding with sensation- Coming together

Cassell

How to Make a Difference

Kate Robertson, Ella Robertson
Authors:
Kate Robertson, Ella Robertson

This is a practical roadmap to modern day activism created by the brilliant minds behind the world's biggest campaigns including Colin Kaepernick, Emma Watson, Sir Bob Geldof, Fatima Bhutto, Black Lives Matter, Cher, Matt Damon, Rakesh Kapoor and Gina Miller; collectively they combine the latest models of thinking, real life experiences, radical techniques and advice in order to help incentivize everyone and anyone who has ever wondered, how can I help? From How to Change the Law, How to Protest, How to Use Social Media Effectively, How to End a Problem Forever and How to Change a Big Organization, this book educates as much as it encourages and informs us all to see the world as something that can and must be changed. This book will help you find an active role in positive, necessary activism and meaningful change on every scale across the globe. The only book to pool together the biggest names in activism and showcase how they have used their voices, their networks and their abilities to change communities, companies and countries.How to Make a Difference speaks to a generation who are switching selfie-sticks for protest placards and will showcase how everyone has the ability to be the change they want to see in the world.If not now, when? If not you, why?

Ilex Press

The Palm Reading Guide

Frank C. Clifford
Authors:
Frank C. Clifford

Palmistry is a powerful craft and a way of gaining self-awareness. It will help you to better understand and develop your character, love life and career in order to become the person you want to be and live the life you truly desire. Not all of the lines have been written yet and by studying your palms you can learn how to alter a negotiable future. Your destiny is in your hands.

Hamlyn

Daily Mail Pitcherwits Volume 5

Hamlyn

Daily Mail Quick Crosswords Volume 1

Hamlyn

Daily Mail Quick Crosswords Volume 2

Put your brain to the test with this selection of 200 puzzles designed to challenge, stimulate and entertain! With puzzles for all abilities, from novice to seasoned puzzler, there is something here for every crossword fan. Whether killing time at home or facing the daily commute, these brainteasers will provide hours of fun.

Hamlyn

Daily Mail Cryptic Crosswords Volume 1

The Daily Mail returns with its brand new collection of devilishly difficult cryptic crosswords!Put your mind to the ultimate test with Daily Mail Cryptic Crosswords Volume 1. For novices and experts alike, this collection of crosswords will provide hours of fun, as you work your way through the puzzling clues. With 100 cryptic puzzles, these crosswords will stimulate your brain and keep you entertained at all times!

Hamlyn

Daily Mail Cryptic Crosswords Volume 2

Aster

The Little Book of Self-care

Suzy Reading
Authors:
Suzy Reading
Mitchell Beazley

RHS 50 Plants You Can't Kill

Jamie Butterworth
Authors:
Jamie Butterworth