This guide serves as an informational resource for Illinois students and staff hoping to learn more about the 2016-2017 One Book One Campus selection, If You Feel Too Much: Thoughts on Things Found and Lost and Hoped For by Jamie Tworkowski. Here you'll find more information on:
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The following discussion questions on If You Feel Too Much may be helpful in a small group or classroom setting. Use them to spark discussion on the book and add questions you may have from the stories:
Noted as the story behind the story, If You Feel Too Much explores hope, help, light, and strength through darkness and pain. Written as a collection of 44 stories that weave together, If You Feel Too Much is a New York Times Bestseller that bloomed out of author Jamie Tworkowski's story and organization "To Write Love On Her Arms" (TWLOHA). TWLOHA began as a response to a friend in need, to help a loved one through addiction, depression, self-injury, and suicidal thoughts. What came forward was a movement to understand and learn more about life's contrasts: "pain and peace, addiction and sobriety, regret and freedom".
To learn more about TWLOHA, visit: https://twloha.com/learn/