Best Spiritual Book for Depression: What I Did On My Midlife Crisis Vacation by Debianne De Rose
Can this book help me overcome depression?
Hmmm … It’s likely good for a laugh, anyway. I’ve heard good things.
Does it address depression specifically?
What is it about?
Here’s the book description from Amazon:
Are you “woo-woo” curious? Ever wondered about spoon-bending, energy healing, and communication with dead people? Feeling restless about the big picture in life? You’re not alone. This humorous, sassy and oh-so-honest memoir brings you along through a string of compelling adventures, ideologies and introspective moments in hot pursuit of magic, miracles, healing, love, and a deeper grasp of the metaphysical nature of our reality. In a delightfully unique style akin to “confessional reporting,” Debbianne shares with you her revelations and keen insights into human behavior as you meet colorful characters and occasional charlatans. She sorts out the wheat from the chaff, both within herself and the wacky New Age world she’s romping through, emerging clear-headed and self-empowered with inspiration to spare.
“Never preachy, DeRose gives voice to many of the same concerns other mid-lifers may be too afraid to admit…and quickly diffuses any fear with her wacky humor.” -Reader Views
“She has exactly the right balance of skepticism and open-mindedness to make the writing have universal appeal, however much the reader personally believes in all that woo.” -Madhouse Reviews
“Plenty of humor… and plenty to ponder.” -Midwest Book Review
To what degree do you think it can help me overcome depression?
I haven’t read it … yet. When I do, I will update this section.
Where can I find out more about this book?
Finally, it happened. After ten years thinking about it, I attempted, as the Apostle Paul once wrote, to “pray without ceasing”–to communicate in an ongoing way with the Divine.
Interested in my results? Get You’re Getting Closer: One Year of Finding God and a Few Good Friends on Amazon.
More Stuff to Read:
Some Spiritual Practices Actually Work. It’s Amazing.
There are hundreds of spiritual techniques for overcoming depression and increasing inner peace. Here, stories about the ones that actually work. (In some posts, I rate the practices on a scale of 1-10, too. Sort of like county fair pumpkins, but more spiritual.)
These Are the Books I Want My Kids to Read Someday
Kids, here it is. Have at it.
- Spiritual-But-Not-Religious Books I Want My Kids to Read Someday
- All Books I Want My Kids to Read Someday
I’m a Partner, a Mom, a Friend, a Mom, a Sister, a Daughter, a Businessperson and a Mom. Here’s What Helps.
Don’t read this section. It’s nonsense, mostly.
- My Mostly Ridiculous Self-Improvement Journal
- 150 Life Hacks for Getting Suddenly Awesome
- Suddenly Awesome Miscellany (And, Let’s Be Real: Book Promos)