Matt Haig’s out there and lifestyles-putting forward memoir of his battle with melancholy, and the way his overcome the sickness taught him to reside.

From the creator of How To Prevent Time, coming February 2018 from Viking.

“Destined to turn into a brand new vintage.” —Entertainment Weekly

Like just about one in 5 other people, Matt Haig suffers from melancholy. Reasons to Keep Alive is Matt’s inspiring account of the way, minute by means of minute and daily, he overcame the illness with the assistance of studying, writing, and the affection of his oldsters and his female friend (and now-spouse), Andrea. And ultimately, he discovered to understand lifestyles all of the extra for it.
Everybody’s lives are touched by means of psychological sickness: if we don’t be afflicted by it ourselves, then we’ve got a loved one or cherished person who does. Matt’s frankness approximately his studies is each inspiring to those that really feel daunted by means of melancholy and illuminating to those who find themselves mystified by means of it. Certainly, his humor and encouragement by no means allow us to lose sight of wish. Talking as his provide self to his former self within the depths of melancholy, Matt is adamant that the oldest cliché is the truest—there’s mild on the finish of the tunnel. He teaches us to rejoice the small joys and moments of peace that lifestyles brings, and reminds us that there are all the time purposes to stick alive.