How my Body Works Complete set of all 50 Volumes (How My Body Works)
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Researching mental health and ways of improving it is a proactive step towards understanding yourself and looking after yourself better. You can practise this by discussing it with others or researching independently and trying out some of our self-care tiles to see what works for you. This tender, extraordinary novel about a small-town librarian named Peggy Court and the “over-tall” James Carlson Sweatt – who is six feet by age 11, then seven, and then eight – is a love story above all else. But it’s also an examination of the profound ways a body can both other and connect you, and of how you can love a body even as it fails you, or fails someone you love. It is both glorious and painful to be alive: this book knows both things in equal measure.
There isn’t much academic research in the area of self-care for young people who are living with mental health issues. We are trying to find out more about what works for different people so we can better advise other young people what to try. It can serve as a reminder on the darkest of days that you are not to blame for your experiences, and that there is hope for recovery.' A poetry collection rooted in a series of birth defects that affect the author’s legs and feet, and in a lifetime of surgical interventions, Nevison’s book is an act of myth-making, meaning-making and survival. “If your daughter is born / and her legs aren’t made / for standing,” the collection begins – and a whole, extraordinary world unfurls.When Victor Frankenstein’s mother dies, he goes to university occupied with the “deepest mysteries of creation”, intent on learning how to make a living being, so that he might combat loss, death and decay. He sutures a man from salvaged parts, then animates the body he’s made. But the Creature, wonderful in theory, horrifies him once it is alive. The devastation that this wreaks for both creator and his Creature is without end. This is a dark and indispensable book about both building and having a body.