An ice cream cone with sprinkles. Created by the editors of flow magazine, the Tiny Book of Tiny Pleasures is a celebration of slowing down and appreciating the simple moments of life—all you have to do is take notice. Workman. Little things like sharing tea with a friend.
Everything Grows with Love: Beautiful Words, Inspiring Thoughts FlowWorkman Publishing Company - These are sweet expressions of inspiration and wonder: From little things big things grow. Life is beautiful. Relish life, love, and friendship—and share it with everyone you love. Collect moments, not things. Perfect for valentine’s day, inspiration, or simply as a pick-me-up for a friend or relative, and, above all else, birthdays, it’s an ode to creativity, wedding showers, love.
Love is all you need. Created by the editors of flow magazine, Everything Grows with Love features dozens of uplifting quotes and sayings in original graphics and hand-lettering by 20 contributing artists and illustrators. You’ve got to have a little rain to make a rainbow. Be happy, so that when others look at you they are happy too.
Everything Grows with Love: Beautiful Words, Inspiring Thoughts Flow - On each page, playful photomontages, and quotes are illuminated in gorgeous calligraphy, motivational sayings, affirmations, and exquisite embroidery. Beautiful words, inspiring Thoughts A Gift of Love…. In words that encourage, and lift up, inspire, affirm, in quotes and sayings and private thoughts that put a bloom in the heart of the reader.
. A gift of Beauty….
A Book That Takes Its Time: An Unhurried Adventure in Creative Mindfulness FlowWorkman Publishing Company - Take time to create. Workman. Embrace the art of quitting. Dig into your Beginner’s Mind. Take the writing cure. Make a personal timeline. And always smile. After a short piece on the power of slowing down, fill in the designed notecards for a Beautiful Moments jar. A book that’s unique in the way it mixes reading and doing, A Book That Takes Its Time is like a mindfulness retreat between two covers.
Read about the benefits of not multitasking, then turn to “The Joy of One Thing at a Time Notebook” tucked into the pages. Learn the art of hand-lettering. Created in partnership with flow, stickers, a love of paper, inspiring quotes, and what the editors call “goodies”—bound-in cards, mini-journals, and life’s little pleasures, blank papers for collaging, beautiful illustration, A Book That Takes Its Time mixes articles, the groundbreaking international magazine that celebrates creativity, posters, and more—giving it a distinctly handcrafted, collectible feeling.
A Book That Takes Its Time: An Unhurried Adventure in Creative Mindfulness Flow - Take time to reflect, take time to let go. Take time to breathe. Move slowly and with intention through A Book That Takes Its Time, and discover that sweet place where life can be both thoughtful and playful.
A Year of Tiny Pleasures Page-A-Day Calendar 2018 FlowWorkman Publishing Company - Each page of a year of tiny pleasuresPage-A-Day Calendar is a tribute to the moments and details that can turn a day around. Workman. The calendar that celebrates the little things in life that make us happy, from Flow, the international groundbreaking magazine that celebrates mindfulness and creativity. Artist deborah van der schaaf’s delightful illustrations, in vibrant full color, celebrate beauty and whimsy in the everyday—and serve as charming reminders of what’s important, every day.
Striped Pears and Polka Dots: The Art of Being HappyCountryman Press - In striped pears and polka dots, ice cream and flaky croissants, sunny world of snail mail, Sevig invites readers into her cozy, patterned socks and knitted sweaters, and dachshunds in sweaters. She paints rainbow-colored rooftops, cats, teacups, birds in hats, striped pears, and more―all drawn to bring joy to anyone who views them.
When the weather is rainy and gray, Sevig paints herself some sunshine. A portable “happy place” of whimsical illustrations Kirsten Sevig’s Instagram fans―100, 000 strong and counting―have been clamoring for a book of her art. Color illustrations throughout Workman. When she feels sad, she paints something colorful to cheer herself up; when anxious, something soothing and repetitive; when overwhelmed, she makes a series of small decisions about what to put on the page and begins to feel empowered.
Striped Pears and Polka Dots: The Art of Being Happy - This perfect gift book will inspire readers to look around and notice all the little happy-makers that surround them in their daily lives.
A Year of Tiny Pleasures Page-A-Day Calendar 2019Workman Publishing Company - Finding a new go-to recipe. Enjoying a leisurely breakfast. Workman. Charming, vibrant full-color illustrations bring to life the playful captions and witty observations on every page. Each page rejoices in the experiences and details that can turn a day around: Sharing a comfortable silence. Adapted from the delightful tiny book of tiny pleasures—and part of the growing Flow book and calendar series that celebrates mindfulness and creativity—here’s the desk calendar that reminds us to pause, look around, and appreciate life’s small joys.
Unscrewing a jar on the first try.
50 Ways to Draw Your Beautiful, Ordinary Life: Practical Lessons in Pencil and Paper FlowWorkman Publishing Company - I have learned that what i have not drawn, and that when I start drawing an ordinary thing, I realize how extraordinary it is, I have never really seen, sheer miracle. Frederick frank “have no fear of perfection, you’ll never reach it. Salvador dalí “creativity is a way of living life, no matter what our vocation or how we earn our living.
Madeline l’engle “i believe the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity, in any artistic work, is daring to dare. Maya angelou “i sometimes think that there is nothing so delightful as drawing. Vincent van gogh in this innovative approach to drawing instruction, the illustrators from Flow magazine open up their tool kits, sharing secrets and techniques to teach the creatively curious how to draw.
You have to work on it every day. Sarah walsh “draw the art you want to see, start the business you want to run, write the books you want to read, play the music you want to hear, build the products you want to use—do the work you want to see done. Austin kleon “drawing is the discipline by which I constantly rediscover the world.
50 Ways to Draw Your Beautiful, Ordinary Life: Practical Lessons in Pencil and Paper Flow - Filled with paper goodies:mini daily drawing padDIY postcardsWatercolor, tracing, and colored papersHouse interiors to unfold and decorate Workman. Along the way we learn about color, materials, perspective, tools, and negative space. With its bound-in paper goodies, this book is also a canvas for artistic exploration—reminding us of the mindful pleasure of doing creative work.
Draw the flow way “Create whatever causes a revolution in your heart.
Creativity Takes Courage: Dare to Think Differently FlowWorkman Publishing Company - Finding the courage to create is something the editors of Flow know a lot about. Creativity is a central value of the Flow mission, writers, evident in every issue that bursts with the wild imaginations of its artists, and editors. In creativity takes courage, boundary-pushing activities, Flow brings together inspiration, hands-on projects, and special paper goodies to show readers how to unleash their inner artists.
It takes courage. Workman. Organized around a series of twelve “dares”—including dare to fail, Dare to Be a Kid, Dare to Go Offline, Dare to Be Bored, Dare to Collaborate—Creativity Takes Courage encourages the reader to be fully present . To leave your comfort zone and start a project, without hesitation.
Creativity Takes Courage: Dare to Think Differently Flow - And nourish yourself with museum visits and reading time. Each dare includes fill-in pages and prompts to go deeper into what motivates us or hinders us, like mindful questions to identify fears of failure, or a Dare to Commit notebook for recording both daily and weekly projects. It’s the illustrated and fully interactive gift of how to live more creatively and enjoy every minute of the process, no matter what the result.
. And spend idle time staring out the window.
How to Be a Wildflower: A Field GuideChronicle Books - Chronicle Books. Workman. Encouraging self-discovery through encounters with nature, beloved artist Katie Daisy brings her beautiful paintings and lettering to this collection of things to do and make, quotes, natural history, meditations, and more. A fresh perspective, an outdoor exploration, a new adventure about to begin—How to Be a Wildflower is the book to celebrate these and other wide-open occasions.
For every wild and free spirit—and those who aspire to be—this is a field guide to living life to the fullest. A recipe for strawberry rhubarb pie, savor, a prompt to hike by the light of the moon, gather, a place to press flowers: every page inside the charming textured two-piece case invites readers to wander, and ponder the natural world around them.
You Have 4 Minutes to Change Your Life: Simple 4-Minute Meditations for Inspiration, Transformation, and True BlissHay House Inc. - I don’t have time to meditate!"Rebekah "Bex" Borucki has heard this a lot. Workman. A certified yoga and meditation teacher, she’s taught hundreds of thousands of people how to create simple yet powerful meditation practices. She also answers commonly asked questions like "do my eyes have to stay closed?" and"What do I do if my body starts to hurt?"; provides technical information about props, postures, body acceptance, and mantras; and offers tools to cope with complex issues such as grief, and relationships.
By spending just 4 minutes a day with this practice, meaningful, you will find deep, and lasting healing. In fact, as she’ll show you in this book, in as little as 4 minutes, you can change your life. After years of suffering from anxiety and depression, Bex took control of her mental and physical health by establishing a rigorous fitness and yoga routine that quickly evolved into her own regular, both as a child and as an adult, homegrown 4-minute daily meditation practice.
You Have 4 Minutes to Change Your Life: Simple 4-Minute Meditations for Inspiration, Transformation, and True Bliss - Hay house. Chronicle Books. Bex’s 4-minute meditations combine mantras, affirmations, breathing and bodywork techniques, and they’re designed so that even the busiest people can fit them into their lives. In this book, bex guides you through 27 different meditation practices, and shares personal stories that demonstrate how meditation has helped her overcome various challenges.