It's the Depression for Me: New Book for Gen Z

Updated: Nov 20, 2020

5 second summary: My book is now available. You can buy it on Amazon. I’d really appreciate it if you could leave a positive review on Amazon, it helps boost it so other teens can find it!

For those of you who have been following along on my journey, you know this has been a huge undertaking for me… writing a book. Ever since I started interviewing successful people around the world 3 years ago, I had planned to write a book about all the advice and stories I collected from the people I met.

While that’s still the general theme of the book, A LOT has changed. I hadn’t been motivated to work on the book for months, as something just felt off. So, 3 weeks ago I finally sat down to figure out why.

I realized that the more I had been listening to the input from others, the more this project started to morph into something I never wanted it to be:

  • ‘You have to fork out 6K for an editor, proofreader, copywriter, cover designer, etc.’

  • ‘You need to spend years on this, don’t rush it.’

  • ‘Don’t you want this to be a bestseller?’

Meanwhile, teens who are struggling amid this pandemic were trying to tell me:

  • ‘Don’t spend years writing alone, we want to be a part of your journey!’

  • ‘We don’t care if you have a publisher, we will help you promote it on social media.’

  • ‘We need your help now! We would rather a short & simple book anyway.’

The goal of this book was never to become a bestseller, the goal of this book was to create a resource that I wish I had in high school. This book has always been meant to be a guiding light for those struggling like I was: teens who feel alone, stressed, anxious, depressed, or like they don’t know their purpose in life.

After I reminded myself of that, I set a crazy deadline for September 26th to get this book done and published in 3 weeks.

While I’ve had a lot of support from family and friends along the way, this book was made by me, a 23 year old who wanted to share her story to be a source of inspiration for Gen Z. This book isn't curated, it hasn’t been morphed by industry leaders telling me what to teach youth.

I’ve spent time with Gen Z, being a mentor and teacher for the past 4 years. And I’ve been listening. This book is honest, it's concise, and it’s real. It’s what today’s teenagers have been yearning for.

You can find it on my website here.

500+ Positive Reviews from Teens Around the World

‘I already feel more understood, even just after the first chapter.” - Sophie, 13

‘I normally hate reading, but your book makes me want to read.’ - Alreem, 15

‘I’ve never read a book that actually interested me, until now.” - Christopher, 15

‘As a teenager this is exactly what we need to relate to.’ - Maddy, 17

What are you waiting for!? Go get your copy and see what all the hype is about!


It's the Depression for Me (Paperback)

It's the Depression for Me (Paperback)

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