Author Anasa Whiting’s New Book “The Stranger Within” is An Extremely Personal and Unique Collection of Writings On Mental Health

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Recent release “The Stranger Within”, from Page Publishing author Anasa Whiting, combines journal entries with poems with scrapbooking and creates visual representation of one woman’s road to acceptance and harnessing of her mental health illnesses.

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Anasa Whiting, a writer whose journey to recovery is featured through a palpable energy on every page, has completed her new book “The Stranger Within”, a first-hand account of the work required to not only realize what needs to be done, but also the strength and bravery to follow through with your plans.

“In the still of the night when everyone is asleep, your mind wanders, and you are tired from all the racing thoughts on feelings of inadequacy, or the shame of your past that you cannot forget or forgive,” Whiting described when asked about her inspiration for this book, in the poetic style that can be found in the book as well. “The inner voice you hear—that loudly sounds in your ears—the tremors that remind you that there is someone within that you did not give permission to enter is wreaking havoc throughout your life. Drown out all the negativity, and give permission for positivity to reign supreme.”

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Anasa Whiting bears her soul in deeply personal entries about physical, emotional, and mental trauma she experienced throughout her life, and the lasting impact these events had on her. In a time when more and more people are coming in contact with mental health issues—whether firsthand or through a loved one—this book captures the initial despair that eats away at the afflicted, but also features the courage and resilience it takes to come out on the other side of depression.

Additionally, as a black woman, Anasa Whiting touches upon the stigma in the community surrounding mental health issues, and suggests that openness—rather than an attitude of indifference or shaming—is required to heal some of the deep-seated trauma that is both inherited and experienced in society today.

Readers who wish to watch the author travel the road to recovery can purchase “The Stranger Within” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

About Page Publishing:

Page Publishing is a traditional New York based full-service publishing house that handles all of the intricacies involved in publishing its authors’ books, including distribution in the world’s largest retail outlets and royalty generation. Page Publishing knows that authors need to be free to create - not bogged down with complicated business issues like eBook conversion, establishing wholesale accounts, insurance, shipping, taxes and the like. Its roster of authors can leave behind these tedious, complex and time-consuming issues, and focus on their passion: writing and creating. Learn more at

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