Floating: a Life Regained by Joe Minihane

By Joe Minihane

“Water has consistently had the mystical strength to cure…” writes Roger Deakin in his bestseller Waterlog. This reasoning served because the idea for Minihane to take his new obsession with wild swimming to bigger heights, with the aim of swimming in each river, lake, lido and bay which Deakin visited on his personal swimming journey within the mid-1990s. yet past his plans to exploit the adventure as a way to determine and event the UK’s such a lot scenic destinations, it used to be additionally a fashion of soothing his brain and discovering a direction again to happiness after eventually admitting he had an issue with anxiety.
Floating is the tale of Joe Minihane’s try to retrace the best swimming exploration of our time whereas dealing with as much as his struggles with anxiousness by means of diving correct in. a truly assorted booklet than Deakin’s Waterlog, it is a trip of overcoming emotional and mental issues of swimming because the medium for recovery.
But while Minihane’s endeavour is delivered to an unforeseen halt and he's not able to flee his anxieties within the water, he needs to observe the ability to stand them head-on. Turning to expert aid and hoping on the aid of a becoming band of swimming lovers, he learns why his chronic caring has constructed into crippling nervousness and develops the instruments to beat it.

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