Review: How this one book made me rethink everything about making myself happy

28 Sep 2021
By Hazel M., Freelance writer, journalist and total bookworm at Unite Students
As mental health becomes more openly talked about, self-help books are becoming a growing, and more accepted, genre in the book world. Here, Hazel reviews Ice Cream for Breakfast by Laura Jane Williams – a book all about finding that childish magic again and putting yourself first.

If you’re a bit like me, a total Capricorn who thrives on pushing herself, loves structure and harbours an insatiable need to succeed, then rest days probably don’t really exist for you (and switching off is just a myth).

The thing is, when you’re balancing studies, a social life and a part-time job, sometimes you really need those days off, where all you do is sit in bed all day and watch Netflix.
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