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The Resource Defying the enemy within, Joe Williams

Defying the enemy within, Joe Williams

Label
Defying the enemy within
Title
Defying the enemy within
Statement of responsibility
Joe Williams
Title variation
Defying the enemy within
Title variation remainder
how I silenced the negative voices in my head to survive and thrive
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Former NRL player, world boxing title holder and proud Wiradjuri First Nations man Joe Williams was always plagued by negative dialogue in his head, and the pressures of elite sport took their toll. Joe eventually turned to drugs and alcohol to silence the dialogue, before attempting to take his own life in 2012. In the aftermath, determined to rebuild, Joe took up professional boxing and got clean. Defying the Enemy Within is both Joe's story and the steps he took to get well. Williams tells of his struggles with mental illness, later diagnosed as Bipolar Disorder, and the constant dialogue in his head telling him he was worthless and should die. In addition to sharing his experiences, Joe shares his wellness plan - the ordinary steps that helped him achieve the extraordinary
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
616.895092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Defying the enemy within, Joe Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this book contains names and images of deceased persons."--Page [i]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: My Story -- Chapter 1: My Wiradjuri Roots -- Chapter 2: Getting By on Family, Sport, Music and Love -- Chapter 3: Growing Up Fast -- Chapter 4: Blatant Racism -- Chapter 5: From the Bush to the Bright Lights -- Chapter 6: The Top Grade -- Chapter 7: Drugs -- Chapter 8: Getting Clean -- Chapter 9: Turning to Prescription Drugs -- Chapter 10: Finding my Lifeline -- Chapter 11: Losing my Grip -- Chapter 12: Alive -- Chapter 13: Back Into Boxing -- Chapter 14: Making a Difference -- Chapter 15: Mentors; We All Need Them -- Chapter 16: The Enemy Within -- Chapter 17: Saying No to Australia Day -- Chapter 18: Spreading My Wings -- Chapter 19: The Fighting Spirit -- Chapter 20: Towards a Brighter Future, One Step at a Time -- Chapter 21: Choosing a Positive Life -- Part 2: Defying the Enemy Within -- First Steps -- Survive -- Thrive -- Last Word
Control code
000061487307
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxii, 266 pages
Isbn
9780733338755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1004761474
Label
Defying the enemy within, Joe Williams
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that this book contains names and images of deceased persons."--Page [i]
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: My Story -- Chapter 1: My Wiradjuri Roots -- Chapter 2: Getting By on Family, Sport, Music and Love -- Chapter 3: Growing Up Fast -- Chapter 4: Blatant Racism -- Chapter 5: From the Bush to the Bright Lights -- Chapter 6: The Top Grade -- Chapter 7: Drugs -- Chapter 8: Getting Clean -- Chapter 9: Turning to Prescription Drugs -- Chapter 10: Finding my Lifeline -- Chapter 11: Losing my Grip -- Chapter 12: Alive -- Chapter 13: Back Into Boxing -- Chapter 14: Making a Difference -- Chapter 15: Mentors; We All Need Them -- Chapter 16: The Enemy Within -- Chapter 17: Saying No to Australia Day -- Chapter 18: Spreading My Wings -- Chapter 19: The Fighting Spirit -- Chapter 20: Towards a Brighter Future, One Step at a Time -- Chapter 21: Choosing a Positive Life -- Part 2: Defying the Enemy Within -- First Steps -- Survive -- Thrive -- Last Word
Control code
000061487307
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxii, 266 pages
Isbn
9780733338755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1004761474

Library Locations

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