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After coming terrifyingly close to suicide, Jake Tyler was determined to take back control of his life from the clutches of depression.

With only a pair of walking boots and a backpack, he left his home town of Maldon and began a 3,000-mile walk around the British mainland. In documenting every step of his adventure, Jake shares the ways in which his road to recovery was enhanced by the kindness of strangers, who helped him to better understand himself and the power of human connection. 

This is both the story of Jake's lap of the UK and also of his journey to finding peace within himself and with the world around him.

©2021 Jake Tyler (P)2021 Penguin Audio

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Briliant

Such an inspiring story of being the best you can be in your own skin. Everyone, young and old would benefit from reading this interesting and thought provoking book. Keep going Jake. ☺️

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A must listen

I’ve listened to many audio books and must say this was one of if not my favourite so far. Jake’s emotion came through you could tell when he was smiling and enjoying telling a particular story. Great book with some amazing achievements. Loved it.

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Best audiobook ever!

Hands downs one of the best audiobooks, if not THE best, I've ever listened to. Do yourself a favour and get it!

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inspirationally flawed

honest story of a young man suffering from depression.very honest and not your usual self improvement book

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Brilliant

Can really relate to his battles with mental health. Brutally honest and totally amazing account.

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Food for the soul

A fantastic book, either as an enjoyable road trip or a support guide for mental health. Honest, inspiring and totally ruined the purpose of audiobooks for me,
Which is to send me to sleep... I couldn’t wait to turn out the lights and carry on my journey every night. Cheers Jake

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What a drama queen, this book made me want to die by end of chapter one.

What is this guys problem???? He works in a pub and that is boring but god he had no real problems.
The first chapter literally drained the life out of me. I was contemplating suicide as long as it meant the end of his monotone melancholy.
Avoid if you ever want to feel happy again.

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The truth in a book.

such an uplifting story, what a incredible journey. the story just falls out of the book and you feel like you are right there with him. thoroughly enjoyed it.

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inspiring

a must read for anyone struggling through life very inspiring Jake and thank you for sharing 💪💪

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Amazing book

I am sure it would benefit lots of people to read Jake’s book. An amazing insight into exercise & improving mental health.