What are the best books on the subject of depression? In this list of recommendations, you will find inspiring books about coping with depression, autobiographies about depression, and soothing books you can read for depression. This can help you cope better with any depression you may be experiencing – and you may begin to see its power. Read along…

The best books on depression and how to overcome it

Find a rundown of the best books on depression and how to overcome it here. We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about Depression & Overcoming It of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Best Books on Depression & Overcoming ItAuthor
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Made SimpleSeth J. Gillihan
10 Steps to Take Charge of Your Emotional LifeEve A. Wood
Your 10-Day Spiritual Action Plan for Overcoming Stress, Anxiety & DepressionGloria Copeland
Learn how to overcome your depression in 10 easy stepsShane Cuthbert
Depression: The Simple 10 Step Guide to Naturally Overcome DepressionLee Douglas
Overcome Anxiety in 10 StepsHenry BISHOP
Depression LiesFrancis Ikhenemoh
101 Ways to Be Less StressedCaroline Leaf
Overcoming Depression 3rd EditionPaul Gilbert
Coming Through DepressionTony Bates

The updated top 10 list: the best books about depression

How Hard It Really Is: A Short, Honest Book About Depression 

Having a depression is hard to believe yourself, let alone explain it to someone else. Sharing information can bring relief, the writer of this book has found. Let J.S. Park tell you about some of the science behind a depression. It will make it easier to have a conversation on the subject.

Rainbows, the coolest book about beating depression

We think this book is unique, because there are tips and tricks on these 56 pages you won’t find anywhere else. Looking at a depression differently, will automatically change your thoughts and feelings about it.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression: Essential Strategies to Manage Negative Thoughts and Start Living Your Life

The toolbox you are given in ‘CBT for depression’ is easy to use. The exercises are helpful for anyone who wants to deal with their depression by themselves.

Feeling Great: The Revolutionary New Treatment for Depression and Anxiety

Many books focus on eliminating anxiety, but what do you do with the space that is left once your mental health is in an upward spiral again? Working on finding the positive aspects of your life and doing fun activities will help you to feel great.

The 10-Step Depression Relief Workbook: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Approach

In our opinion the 10 steps mentioned in this book are easy to work with. CBT can really help you get rid of your feelings of depression, and the exercises are effective.

OMG That’s Me!: Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Panic Attacks, and More…

When Dave Morwy started blogging about his life, many people recognized themselves in his stories. ‘OMG That’s Me!’ is a book about living with mental illnesses and surviving despite the situation.

How to Heal Yourself from Depression When No One Else Can: A Self-Guided Program to Stop Feeling Like Sh*t

We think this book will be able to help many people, as Amy B Scher manages to explain what a depression is and how you can overcome it. Inform yourself of this illness, and try some of the techniques to find out what works wonders for you.

Eat to Beat Depression and Anxiety: Nourish Your Way to Better Mental Health in Six Weeks

Depression is not just about your thoughts, because the food you eat can help or make your feelings worse. This book by Drew Ramsey shines a light on how your body functions as a whole and how food can make a big difference in beating anxiety and depression. Feed your brain well and feel better.

Lincoln’s Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness 

Lincoln proves that dealing with a depression can also lead to good things in life. Lincoln was still young when he had a depression, but when he grew mentally stronger, this also affected his character and leadership skills. We think this book can be an inspiration to many people.

Your Thoughts are Killing You: Take Control of Your Mind and Close the Door to Depression, Anxiety and Those Fearful, Worrisome Thoughts Forever

Some thoughts come from the culture you grew up in or the family you were born in. When thoughts are not your own, they can still have a lasting effect. This book will tell you about how suffering from your thoughts can be God’s way to get you on your path of acceptance and personal healing.

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