The Resource Defying the enemy within : how I silenced the negative voices in my head to survive and thrive, [written and] read by Joe Williams

Defying the enemy within : how I silenced the negative voices in my head to survive and thrive, [written and] read by Joe Williams

Label
Defying the enemy within : how I silenced the negative voices in my head to survive and thrive
Title
Defying the enemy within
Title remainder
how I silenced the negative voices in my head to survive and thrive
Statement of responsibility
[written and] read by Joe Williams
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Contributor
Author
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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's worthless and should die. In addition to sharing his experiences, Joe shares his wellness plan, the ordinary steps that helped him achieve the extraordinary
Cataloging source
VALP
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1983-
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Williams, Joe
Dewey number
796.3338092
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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  • Williams, Joe
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Athletes
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Manic-depressive persons
  • Mental health
  • Rugby League football players
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Defying the enemy within : how I silenced the negative voices in my head to survive and thrive, [written and] read by Joe Williams
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners are advised that this audiobook contains names of deceased persons
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000062296020
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
MP3 edition ; Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio disc (MP3 CD) (4 hr., 25 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781489446299
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)1039731636
System details
MP3 cds can only be played on MP3 compatible sound systems
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Defying the enemy within : how I silenced the negative voices in my head to survive and thrive, [written and] read by Joe Williams
Publication
Copyright
Note
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners are advised that this audiobook contains names of deceased persons
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000062296020
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
MP3 edition ; Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio disc (MP3 CD) (4 hr., 25 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781489446299
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)1039731636
System details
MP3 cds can only be played on MP3 compatible sound systems
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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