This stirring collection presents spiritual rituals from around the world and offers guidance on bringing the powerful practices into modern life. Filled with fascinating details on the history and meaning behind a wide range of sacred rituals for love, awareness, joy, and so much more, this timeless handbook guides readers through more than 40 empowering practices—including a candlelight ritual for renewal, a soothing ritual for unwinding, and a tea ceremony for fostering connection and gratitude. Delivered in an eye-catching package with gilded edges and foil stamping, plus evocative watercolors throughout, this book is a lovely invitation to nourish the mind, body, and soul through enduring rituals for well-being.
The sequel to the bestsellingMiracle of Mindfulness. A “friend rather than a book,” and a true spiritual classic with wisdom for any situation.
One of Thich Nhat Hanh’s most beloved books, The Sun My Heart contains the journey, on the path of everyday practice, from mindfulness to insight. Using the objects and events of everyday life in his hermitage in Plum Village—the gradual settling of the pulp in a glass of apple juice or the wind blowing into the room and scattering papers about—Thich Nhat Hanh draws from Buddhist psychology, epistemology, and the world of contemporary literature and science to guide the reader along the path of clarity and understanding.
A companion guide for meditators, The Sun My Heart contains many of Thich Nhat Hanh’s core teachings, and encourages readers to use their practice to discover their own insights. As he writes: “Wisdom is a living stream, not an icon to be preserved in a museum.”
Available in this stunning hardcover commemorative edition for the first time and with a new foreword from the convener of the 2015 Paris Climate talks, Christiana Figueres, this is the perfect introduction to Thich Nhat Hanh’s teachings, for yourself or for your loved ones.
Find your way to happiness and better self care with this pocket-sized collection of meditations and wisdom.
Whether you’re well versed in the art of finding joy in everyday moments, or could use a little help taking care of your soul, this gorgeously presented and highly giftable book is filled with cheer and inspiration, featuring over 150 moments of wisdom from writers, speakers, thinkers, and leaders ranging from the Buddha to Maya Angelou to George Takei.
The mini book is intended for those who want to foster deep reflection on how to care for the being we call the self, as well as for those who simply want a little help along the road of life
For anyone overwhelmed by the stresses of daily life, this deck is a simple tool to promote calm and well-being. Here are 65 soothing cards, each featuring an encouraging mantra on the front and a short practice on the back, including exercises for mindfulness, self-care, awareness, grounding, gratitude, and more. Users can pull one card each morning to center themselves, or pick a few at a time to set a bigger intention for the week. Presented in a lovely portable package with foil stamping, Calm the Chaos Cards make it easy to foster moments of peace and clarity, anytime and anywhere.
• A CREATIVE WAY TO PRACTICE SELF-CARE: Manage daily stress, quell anxiety, and build happiness habits with the 65 cards in this deck.
• CULTIVATE MORE MINDFULNESS: These cards will help you practice daily reflection, record gratitude, and set achievable goals.
• USE DAILY, WEEKLY, OR WHENEVER YOU NEED CALM: Pull a card each morning to find a mantra and inspiration for your day, or choose one card a week to set a larger intention.
• HANDY FORMAT: 65 cards in a gorgeous foil-stamped box with sliding tray makes this a portable and attractive way to find balance and peace.
• A LOVELY GIFT: This beautifully designed package makes a perfect gift for moms, girlfriends, or anyone trying to balance the busy-ness of their life.
An uplifting handbook for living in each moment as positively and presently as possible – written and illustrated by Instagram sensation Dani DiPirro, who, after years of struggling, figured out how to make the most of each day and now shares her tips with others to help them enjoy life more, too.
‘Happiness is available to us right now, and Positively Present helps us shift our thinking and awareness to access it. I’m a huge fan of Dani’s work.’
Lori Deschene, author and founder of tinybuddha.com (close to 3 million monthly readers)
In this practical guide to remaining optimistic in tough times, social media hit Dani DiPirro expands on content from her popular online platforms, exploring how to be more ‘positively present’ in all aspects of life and providing specific, action-oriented suggestions to help achieve goals such as creating a nurturing home, building a fulfilling career, developing great relationships, learning to appreciate true love and having the courage to really embrace change.
The book contains more than 30 practical activities relating to the key themes of home, work, friendship, love and change, which form the five main chapters in the book. There are also special features such as ‘Positively Present Principles’, a list of ’52 Ways to Live in the Moment’ and a range of typographic-led, mono illustrations that playfully highlight key messages.
All in all, this insightful guide provides a programme for increased everyday optimism that will help readers achieve an all-round more positively framed, ‘glass half-full’ kind of life.
Published by Watkins Publishing
Mar 23, 2020 | 208 Pages | 5-3/4 x 7-3/4
When a global crisis has got you down, brighten your day with a sh*tload of color! Save humanity and your sanity by coloring through a collection of incredible works of art.
When you’re tempted to come into contact with other humans, rewash your hands, retreat to your creativity cave, and color the sh*t out of these illustrations instead! Enjoy the tranquility of staying six feet away from loved ones while getting up close and personal with your imagination. Let your social distancing shine and channel your inner introvert with Caitlin Peterson's Stay the F*ck Home and Color!
· Flatten the curve and boost your mood with more than 35 soothing illustrations
· Sanitize your colored pencils and gel pens and get your coloring on!
Give yourself or a loved one the gift of relaxation. This favorite from the bestselling 52 series features fresh new artwork and an updated collection of relaxing self-care strategies. From doing a digital detox to getting more sunshine, use these 52 cards for constant calm.
COMPACT SIZE: This petite package (2 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 3/4 inches) means you can easily carry the cards with you in a pocket or purse.
GREAT FOR GIFTING: Makes a great stocking stuffer or add-on gift; or treat yourself to the gift of calm.
RELAX THROUGHOUT THE YEAR: Choose one card a week for calm all year long, or pick a card whenever you need some relaxation in your life.
The I Know This to Be True series is a collection of extraordinary figures from diverse backgrounds answering the same questions, as well as sharing their compelling stories, guiding ideals, and insightful wisdom.
The inimitable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an associate justice of the US Supreme Court, embodies the power of persistence and integrity. Throughout her legal career, spanning nearly five decades, she has been an unwavering force for progress and a leading voice for equality and justice. Here, she reflects on her many years of service to the law, as well as her family life and struggle with cancer. With disarming honesty, Ginsburg discusses everything from gender equality and fitness to literature and the importance of hard work. Strong, hopeful and wise, her words stand as a guide for budding feminists and those who fight for justice around the world.
Inspired by Nelson Mandela's legacy and created in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, I Know This to Be True is a global series of books created to spark a new generation of leaders.
This series offers encouragement and guidance to graduates, future leaders, and anyone hoping to make a positive impact on the world.
Royalties from sales of the series support the free distribution of material from the series to the world's developing economy countries
A highly giftable and lovely hardcover with vivid photographic portraits throughout
Pocket Ruth Bader Ginsburg Wisdom is an inspired collection of some of the most empowering and impactful quotes from the powerhouse associate justice of the US Supreme Court. After a quarter century serving on the highest court in America and fighting tirelessly for gender equality and civil rights, RBG has become one of the most influential legal figures in the history of the country. From her landmark cases working with the ACLU to her brilliantly meme-worthy moments of dissent, RBG is a true American trailblazer.
The Essential Compendium of Dad Jokes features 301 wonderfully cringe-worthy dad jokes—including the classics, twists on the classics, and fresh new material.
For the first time ever, the best of the worst dad jokes are compiled in one pun-filled place. With original illustrations throughout, this extensive collection is sure to provide hours of silliness for the whole family. After all, no matter how groan-inducing dad jokes are, they will always have a special place in the joke arsenal.
• Contains dozens of sidebars with interesting tidbits, joke-telling pointers, and profiles of legendary dad jokers.
From geologic upheavals and mad kings to trade routes and saints' ways, this book relates the tales behind the top 500 walks that have shaped our society. It's easy to imagine traveling back in time as you read about convicts and conquistadores, silk traders and Buddhists who have hiked along routes for purposes as varied as the terrain they covered. From prehistory to the present day, take a grand tour of world events at eye-level perspective with accounts that combine knowledgeable commentary with practical detail. You may even be inspired to lace up your own boots!
Discover breathtaking destinations. Have amazing adventures. Capture stunning photos.
Have you ever wanted to eat breakfast with a giraffe in Kenya? Or watch the sun rise from a Jacuzzi in the Philippines? Or ride a Vespa along the Amalfi Coast? Dream no more! Turn your fantasies into Instagram-worthy photos with help from Aggie Lal (@Aggie), one of the pre-eminent Instagram travel influencers.
Pack your bags and grab your passport as Aggie takes you on a journey to her favorite places in the world. She’ll share the best times to travel, what to do for fun in each locale, and, of course, how to recreate some of her beautiful photos. You’ll also learn what you need to take with you, how to navigate cultural differences, and how to make the most of each experience.
InstaStyleshowed you how to create an amazing Instagram feed. NowInstaTravelcan help you fill your feed with amazing photos that look just like those featured on @Aggie. Enjoy this trip to potential Instagram fame—with Aggie Lal as your tour guide.
Gratefulness is observation. It’s a way of seeing deeply, noticing the good, and letting it ripen into appreciation for things both big and small.
The moving quotes and grounding statements in this reflective book will encourage you to embrace the abundance of this moment and celebrate each day ahead. Offer it as an elegant host gift or let it speak to your own heart about the wonder in this moment.
Quotes from Gwendolyn Brooks, Bob Ross, Elizabeth Gilbert, and others invite reflection on everyday joys
Hardcover features a botanical motif with foil stamping and black gilded edges
Perfect for Thanksgiving, host gifts, sharing appreciation, or just because
Give your Dad the gift of a memory. Give him the gift of the stories you share, written in your own words. And when you’re finished, this book will be a keepsake—a commemoration of his love, his hard work, and everything he means to you.
FORMAT: Hardcover SIZE: 7”H x 5.75”W PAGE COUNT: 64 pages
Within each family lies a treasure of memories and experiences. Things that define who Grandpa is. That reflect the love he shares. Discover together the stories he holds close to his heart with these pages, filled with meaningful questions to answer. Invite him to speak from the heart, in his own words—it doesn’t need to be formal or complex. Because when he is finished, he will create a priceless keepsake for generations to come.
My Grandpa can be a gift for him to fill out or a meaningful way to “interview” and create a family dialogue around each story. Grandpas can also fill them out on their own and give them as a gift to younger generations. FORMAT: Hardcover SIZE: 5.75″H x 5.75″W PAGE COUNT: 80 pages
Give your Mom the gift of gratitude. Give her the gift of the stories you share, written in your own words. Whether you choose to complete this book in an afternoon or over the course of many days, when you’re finished, it will be a personal keepsake she will treasure for years to come. FORMAT: Hardcover SIZE: 7”H x 5.75”W PAGE COUNT: 64 pages
Arguably one of the most mainstream music styles today, rap was in fact born centuries ago in West Africa with historians or 'griots' who used to tell stories of the past over the beat of a drum. But it wasn't until the 1970s in New York that rapping as we know it was born and began to flourish.
50 Rappers Who Changed the World profiles some of the genre's biggest influencers, from the 1970s until the present day. From Bronx-based legends Afrikaa Bambaataa and Grandmaster Flash in the 70s, to Run-DMC and Public Enemy in the 80s, Biggie, Tupac and Snoop in the 90s, and Eminem and Jay-Z in the 00s, this is a history of music for anyone who loves rap. Featuring MCs like Melle Mel, West Coast legends including N.W.A. and Ice-T, and countless women who changed the game, like Salt-n-Pepa, MC Lyte and Missy Elliot. And today, we have a new breed of artists who are dominating the charts, from J. Cole to Kendrick Lamar, Logic and Cardi B.
Filled with a stylish illustrations and short biography of each artist, this book is a celebration of the musicians who shaped the genre and changed the world.
A beautiful and comprehensive celebration of the art and design of classic motorcycles, from the early twentieth century through the 1950s.
This is the most beautiful book of its kind: celebrating the art and design of the luxury motorcycle by presenting forty of the best-designed and most enduringly iconic motorcycles ever made, spanning half a century.
The book showcases forty rare and exceptional motorcycles, from 1905 to 1956, presented in chronological order, illustrated with stunning studio photographs that present the machines as works of art and wonders of design in themselves. An international roster is featured: a 1905 Peugeot Factory Racer, a 1916 Indian Power Plus, a 1929 Majestic, a 1936 Excelsior Manxman, a 1951 Harley Davidson 750CC WR, a 1951 Vincent 1000CC Black Shadow, and a 1955 Triumph Tiger Cub, among others.
Written by a motorcycle collector and expert, the book presents the history of the motorcycle through the most significant makes of all time. Each is accompanied by detailed images and texts covering the bike's background, legends behind the machines, feats of design and engineering, and tales of classic races, rallies, and motorcycle shows. The book is enhanced with reproductions of period ads and historic photos, evoking a sense of time and place.
In Human Nature, 12 of today’s most influential nature and conservation photographers address the biggest environmental concerns of our time.
J Henry Fair
Richard John Seymour
Alongside their reflections, they present curated selections from their photographic careers.Stories and extraordinary images from around the world come together in a powerful call to awareness and action.The United Nations has declared that nature is in more trouble now than at any other time in human history.
Extinction looms over one million species of plants and animals.
Human Nature wrestles with challenging questions: What do we have? What do we stand to lose?This book offers inspiration to environmentalists, activists, photography fans, and anyone concerned about the future of our world.This illuminating book tackles our modern environmental future through the lens of preeminent photographers
Great gift for photographers, nature enthusiasts, those who enjoy backpacking and camping, and anyone who cares about Earth’s climate and future
Add it to the shelf with books like National Geographic The Photo Ark Vanishing: The World’s Most Vulnerable Animals by Joel Sartore, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert, and Dire Predictions: The Visual Guide to the Findings of the IPCC by Michael E. Mann and Lee R. Kump
When life is moving at a breakneck pace or when at times we're confronted with almost unreasonable demands clogging up our calendars, it can seem as if we have no time left to simply do nothing. Spending more time surrounded by calmness, resting and recovering, gives us the space to really process experiences, make sense of what we're feeling, and put a good distance between us and all the things on our to do list. What's more, this also makes us more present and able to devote our energy to the things that are important in life. Simply sitting in silence every once in a while, without moving, doing nothing, might just be the smartest choice you make in the world we live in. In The Art of Stillness in a Noisy World, meditation and yoga expert, Magnus Fridh, will help you find the calmness amidst the stresses of everyday life, helping you to become more present in a world where we seem to becoming ever more absent
Today's traveller is always on the move. Their trips are frequent, they think globally, and they treat hotel lobbies and bars as social spaces, conducting meetings or hunkering down, for hours at a time, with their laptops. Drinking is part of these everyday rituals, and so in this context the hotel bar's role acquires an even greater significance.
Behind the Bar shines a light on 50 signature cocktails from the most iconic hotel bars across the world, appealing to tried-and-true cocktail lovers and design aficionados alike. Recipes from some of these storied properties will inspire enthusiasts to re-create timeless cocktails at home. Anecdotes supplied by barkeeps and hotel and design personalities will enliven the recipes that reveal why so many hotel bars have endured through the years or have made an impact on the modern world.
The clandestine speakeasy has been glorified countless times for its mix of sex appeal and transporting décor but the hotel bar should also be recognised for its sophistication, grandeur, or showmanship. Behind the Bar does exactly that but also transcends the cocktail crowd niche. It is just as much a book for the traveller with a strong appreciation for design as well as the fantasy-filled armchair traveller charmed by illustrations and nuggets of history.
In After the Rain, celebrated self-care storyteller Alexandra Elle delivers 15 lessons on how to overcome obstacles, build confidence, and cultivate abundance.
Part memoir and part guide, Elle shares stirring stories from her own remarkable journey from self-doubt to self-love.
This soulful collection is filled with illuminating reflections on loss, fear, bravery, healing, love, acceptance, and more.
• Readers follow her journey as she transforms challenging experiences–a difficult childhood, painful romantic relationships, and single parenting as a young mom–into fuel for her career as a successful entrepreneur and author driven by purpose and passion
• Filled with Elle's signature candor and warmth
• Includes empowering affirmations and meditations for readers to practice in their own lives
After the Rain is a soulful guide to help you embrace all the beauty, love, and opportunity life has to offer.
• Presented in luminous package with a foil case and gold accents
• A beautiful gift for anyone on the path to self-discovery, and an uplifting reminder that there is always sunshine after the rain
• Perfect for the friend who loves meditating, self-care, journaling, or seeking personal transformation and empowerment
• Great for those who loved Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist, 100 Days to Brave by Annie F. Downs, and anything written by Brené Brown, Rupi Kaur, Rachel Hollis, and Elizabeth Gilbert
This prompted journal is an end-of-year guide to help the reader to reflect and say a proper farewell to 2020 as it comes to an end and create a vision and a plan to thrive in the year to come. Packed full of thoughtful questions and inspirational quotes from great thinkers, this book is the dose of positivity everyone needs. This isn't a new year quick fix: This journal uses lessons to help create transformative, long-lasting change with exceptional results. By helping to select one main focus for the year and then committing to doing just three things every three months, this planner will help the reader to stick to their aims for 2021 and create a life they love.
A timeless introduction to Thich Nhat Hanh’s most important teachings, this spiritual classic reveals the connection between peace in oneself and peace in the world.
Being Peace was one of Thich Nhat Hanh’s first books published in the United States. Intended for peace activists and as a commentary on the peace movement of the time, the book became a sensation, and continues to be an indispensable guide along the path more than thirty years later, as Thich Nhat Hanh himself has become an internationally renowned spiritual leader.
Translated into more than thirty languages and with half a million copies sold in the US alone, reading Being Peace is like drinking a cool glass of water on a hot day. Many of the hallmarks of Thich Nhat Hanh’s teaching appear here for the first time, in his trademark clear and steady style. The book’s opening has become one of his most widely quoted teachings: “Life is filled with suffering, but it is also filled with many wonders, such as the blue sky, the sunshine, the eyes of a baby. To suffer is not enough.”
Available in this stunning hardcover commemorative edition for the first time and with a new foreword from Dr. Jane Goodall, this is the perfect introduction to Thich Nhat Hanh’s work, for yourself or for your loved ones.SEE LESS
These cards are for celebrating everything that’s good. Place one of the 52 unique quotes in the window and change it out as often as you like, or choose a new one each week and enjoy a year of grateful living. Meditate on the words and let your whole world become bright with appreciation.The set is an uplifting addition to a desk, nightstand, or mantel.
Offers 52 opportunities to display positivity in a home or office
An encouraging gift for birthdays, graduations, new jobs, or just because
Wooden display box features soft, complementary screen-printed designs
A diverse group of animals comes together to celebrate one very important idea: no matter our differences, we are all equal.
We are all equal, let’s shout it out loud. We share hopes and dreams, we’re equal and proud.
These animals may all be different from one another, but they know that doesn’t matter. They have different lifestyles, different places of origin, different abilities, different types of families, and more. But big or small, weak or strong, native or new to their land, these animals are all equal, with no one better, more important, or more worthy than the others.
With vivid, vibrant art and a resounding message of tolerance conveyed with a sweet and playful rhyme, this book is a celebration of the many different ways to be, all of which are good, welcome, and equal.SEE LESS