March 23, 2017

CTRL, ALT, DELETE Podcast: #69 Bryony Gordon (On Marathons and Mental)

Bryony Gordon is a writer and award-winning columnist at the Telegraph and a Sunday Times bestselling author of two books.

In 2014 Bryony’s first book The Wrong Knickers: A Decade of Chaos a memoir of “hedonistic antics” during her single life came out and hit the top bestseller charts. Her second memoir Mad Girl is an honest account of life living a mental illness specifically OCD – it was picked in the most recent Richard and Judy Book Club and is currently nominated for British Book Of The Year.

Last year, Bryony founded Mental Health Mates, a regular meet-up for people with mental health issues, where they could walk and talk without fear of judgement. It’s now in several locations around the UK and in America.

We talk about how running has helped Bryony’s mental health; how she works; what it means to have a book about mental health in a mainstream book club and why it’s totally OK to have bad days.

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