Furiously happy?

happy  A  funny book” about mental illness?  The author, a popular blogger,  has been diagnosed variously with depression, anxiety, autoimmune disorders, phobias, and insomnia, but “rather than wave a white flag,” she combats mental illness with humor and attitude. Hence this  collection of essays, conversations and random thoughts.  Lawson shares her dark days as well as wacky moments.   Though mostly comedic, Lawson addresses self-injury and ponders on the ways in which  mental illness is misunderstood.  “Lawson insightfully explores the ways in which dark moments serve to make the lighter times all the brighter (Publishers Weekly),” an outlook useful even to those not similarly afflicted.

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