So now I realise that I have missed my true calling. I should be a Bibliotherapist.
Bibliotherapy can be helpful in aiding the treatment of depression and can be used alongside other tools to help people get a better frame of mind. You know how certain books have changed your life? Yeah, like that.
Bibliotherapy can help both children and adults.
Here's a few books to get you started:
When you are sad - The Story of the Little Mole who Knew it was None of his Business by Werner Holzwarth and Wolf Erlbruch
When you are addicted to smoking - Quit by Charles F. Wetherall
When you wish you were dead - The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
When you are searching for meaning in life: Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda
When you are heartbroken - Eat, Pray, Love by Eliziabeth Gilbert
When you have lost your way - Change your Life in Seven Days - Paul McKenna
When you are in love with words - Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
When you feel like your life, with all it's modern day bells and whistles is hard, The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank
Bibliotherapy is proof of what I always knew deep inside - books have power. They have the power to cross boundaries and change lives.They have the power to shift your perception. As an avid reader from a very early age, my heart fills with joy when I meet another avid reader and we can discuss the most important thing in the world to me - books. I love the way fellow bookworm's eyes light up at the mention of a certain book.
If you're sad - read a book. If you're happy - read a book. If you're grieving - read a book. If you're tired - read a book.
Just read books mmmkay. They're good for you.