EMOTIONS IN EXTREME

Dear Ella & Suse,
I am 23 year-old girl from India .I came to know about this site  through the newspaper.I am very emotional by nature.Can you suggest me a book to control my extreme elation and painful thoughts?Please reply...I'm waiting desperately.
Thanks a lot to you,
Yours,
Emotions in Extreme
Dear Extreme,
One of our best cures for being on an emtional see-saw, is The Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway. Either read this, and love the experience of the repetitive language, the long, slow, endless journeys by water, the relentless battle between man and fish, or listen to it on audio, having the delight of Donald Sutherland reading it to you. You will find that the attitude of the Old Man will rub off on you - he is calm, steady, reliable, unruffled by failure or despair - staying constant, when he could be crumbling in the face of disaster. So this is a great cure for you. Alternatively, read The Man who Planted Trees, by Jean Giorno, which is an incredibly calming and beautiful book, a fable really, in which we witness a man planting whole forests of trees from acorns, in the land outside his own back garden. Finally, if you immerse yourself in any of Marylinne Robinson's book - Home, Gilead and Housekeeping - you will find them all immensely calming and tranquil, and these books will provide you with a place to go in your head when things get overheated, where you will calm yourself down and recover your equanimity.
Yours,
Ella and Suse
We prescribe - The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
The Man who Planted Trees by Jean Giorno
Home by Marilynne Robinson

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