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If You Feel Too Much, Expanded Edition: Thoughts on Things Found and Lost and Hoped For

If You Feel Too Much, Expanded Edition: Thoughts on Things Found and Lost and Hoped For


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Now in an expanded hardcover edition with new stories—the New York Times bestseller from the founder of To Write Love on Her Arms!

In 2006 Jamie Tworkowski wrote a story called “To Write Love on Her Arms,” about helping a friend through her struggle with drug addiction, depression, and self-injury. The piece was so hauntingly beautiful that it quickly went viral, giving birth to a non-profit organization of the same name. Now, To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) is an internationally recognized leader in suicide prevention and a source of hope, encouragement, and support for people worldwide.

If You Feel Too Much is a celebration of hope, wonder, and what it means to be human. From personal stories of struggling on days most people celebrate to words of strength and encouragement in moments of loss, the essays in this book invite readers to believe that it’s okay to admit to pain and okay to ask for help. If You Feel Too Much is an important book from one of this generation’s most important voices.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101982723
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/06/2016
Edition description: Expanded
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 335,684
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jamie Tworkowski is the founder of To Write Love on Her Arms, a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. He spends much of his time on the road, telling the TWLOHA story and encouraging audiences at universities, concerts, and music festivals. Jamie has been interviewed by NBC Nightly News, CBS Sunday Morning, and Rolling Stone magazine. A proud uncle, he lives in Melbourne Beach, Florida.

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"Since meeting Jamie, I’ve heard countless stories from people who were hurting, lonely, confused, and even suicidal who were able to find a toehold in his words. They love him because he accepted them as they were, told them they didn’t have to act, and let them know their story contributed to the beauty."
—from the foreword by Donald Miller, New York Times bestselling author of Blue Like Jazz

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