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Author : Mason Currey
language : en
Release Date : 2013-04-23
Download Daily Rituals written by Mason Currey and has been published by Knopf this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2013-04-23 with Reference categories.
Franz Kafka, frustrated with his living quarters and day job, wrote in a letter to Felice Bauer in 1912, “time is short, my strength is limited, the office is a horror, the apartment is noisy, and if a pleasant, straightforward life is not possible then one must try to wriggle through by subtle maneuvers.” Kafka is one of 161 inspired—and inspiring—minds, among them, novelists, poets, playwrights, painters, philosophers, scientists, and mathematicians, who describe how they subtly maneuver the many (self-inflicted) obstacles and (self-imposed) daily rituals to get done the work they love to do, whether by waking early or staying up late; whether by self-medicating with doughnuts or bathing, drinking vast quantities of coffee, or taking long daily walks. Thomas Wolfe wrote standing up in the kitchen, the top of the refrigerator as his desk, dreamily fondling his “male configurations”. . . Jean-Paul Sartre chewed on Corydrane tablets (a mix of amphetamine and aspirin), ingesting ten times the recommended dose each day . . . Descartes liked to linger in bed, his mind wandering in sleep through woods, gardens, and enchanted palaces where he experienced “every pleasure imaginable.” Here are: Anthony Trollope, who demanded of himself that each morning he write three thousand words (250 words every fifteen minutes for three hours) before going off to his job at the postal service, which he kept for thirty-three years during the writing of more than two dozen books . . . Karl Marx . . . Woody Allen . . . Agatha Christie . . . George Balanchine, who did most of his work while ironing . . . Leo Tolstoy . . . Charles Dickens . . . Pablo Picasso . . . George Gershwin, who, said his brother Ira, worked for twelve hours a day from late morning to midnight, composing at the piano in pajamas, bathrobe, and slippers . . . Here also are the daily rituals of Charles Darwin, Andy Warhol, John Updike, Twyla Tharp, Benjamin Franklin, William Faulkner, Jane Austen, Anne Rice, and Igor Stravinsky (he was never able to compose unless he was sure no one could hear him and, when blocked, stood on his head to “clear the brain”). Brilliantly compiled and edited, and filled with detail and anecdote, Daily Rituals is irresistible, addictive, magically inspiring.
Author : Michele Phillips
language : en
Publisher: Cedar Fort
Release Date :
Download Happiness Is A Habit written by Michele Phillips and has been published by Cedar Fort this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on with Self-Help categories.
Renovate the rhythm of your life to create a healthier, happier you! Forget superficial fixes like fad diets or shopping sprees and instead learn how implementing simple daily habits can improve your quality of life. Author Michelle Phillips will guide you in your quest to happiness by introducing you to helpful routines like listening to audio books in the shower spending time with nature establishing bad day emergency plans As you read this practical guide to happiness, you will come to see that the confidence, vitality, and joy that you deserve are just a habit away!
Author : Maria Fabrizio
language : en
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
Release Date : 2015-05-13
Download Cultivating Creativity written by Maria Fabrizio and has been published by "F+W Media, Inc." this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2015-05-13 with Art categories.
"Creative longevity is about what you do to prepare yourself for the ripe moment, when the potential of an idea is able to grow into something useful.... This book is for anyone who has a tendency to think visually and needs to satisfy their creative soul." --from the Introduction Discover the road to productivity and success by keeping your creative juices flowing daily. Cultivating Creativity is a book based on the idea that creativity requires ample momentum--if you stop, you'll stall. In order to get the creative inspiration you need to do your design work well, it's important to establish daily creative routines. Author Maria Fabrizio has compiled here a beautiful and inspirational guide, a companion to unlocking your creativity every day. Create every day, and you'll be able to keep creating every day--it's as simple as that.
Author : Lauren Ostrowski Fenton
language : en
Release Date : 1916-04-30
Download Daily Rituals For Happiness written by Lauren Ostrowski Fenton and has been published by this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 1916-04-30 with categories.
Daily Rituals for Happiness is a user-friendly guidebook that teaches techniques for experiencing happiness every single day. Focusing on ritual the book details the significance of simple practices and explores how they help instil a sense of self through reinforcing values, affirming connections to the community, and supporting wellbeing.
Author : Brooke McAlary
language : en
Publisher: Head of Zeus Ltd
Release Date : 2016-12-23
Download Destination Simple written by Brooke McAlary and has been published by Head of Zeus Ltd this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2016-12-23 with Self-Help categories.
We live life in the fast lane. We race to keep up with the Joneses. We are over-worked, over-connected and over-stressed, and we compete over how busy and important and sleep-deprived we are. But we don’t have to. There’s an ever-growing group of people opting out of a life lived at 110%. They are choosing to slow down, simplify, say no and focus on the things that are truly important. Brooke McAlary is one of them. In Destination Simple, Brooke McAlary shows readers that no matter how busy you are, you too can feel in control of your days; minimise stress; find pockets of peace on even the busiest day; empty your mind and sleep better. Destination Simple shows us how a few changes to the flow of daily life can create long-term, lasting change.
Author : Horst Rechelbacher
language : en
Release Date : 1999
Download Aveda Rituals written by Horst Rechelbacher and has been published by Vintage this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 1999 with Beauty, Personal categories.
`What`s healthy is what` beautiful. ' HORST RECHELBACHER Founded in 1978, the Aveda company is one of the hottest properties in today`s beauty world. Based on plant-derived products and with a proven ethos of environment and social responsibility, the company has over 2, 000 `concept' salon around the world and many, many more outlets where its products are stocked. Fabulous quality and cutting-edge design are an equal part of Aveda`s profile. AVEDA RITUALS is a practical guide to incorporating routines in one`s day which will enhance both beauty and well-being, drawing on every-thing from meditation and ayurvedic principles to aromatherapy and instant make-up tips. From self-massage techniques to kick-start the day, through skin- and hair-care to withstand all weathers, to evening cleansing and relaxation ideas, it provides everyone with the means to look and feel fantastic, and enjoy a more positive lifestyle.
Author : Janet Bray Attwood
language : en
Release Date : 2014-10-21
Download Your Hidden Riches written by Janet Bray Attwood and has been published by Harmony this book supported file pdf, txt, epub, kindle and other format this book has been release on 2014-10-21 with Body, Mind & Spirit categories.
From the New York Times bestselling authors of The Passion Test comes a book that will teach readers to harness the power of ritual to unlock their unique gifts and create a life of love, wealth, and happiness. Rituals are the common feature of every ancient culture on Earth. Yet, modern society has lost touch with the power and value of ritual to create a rhythm for daily life, balance, and a connection with others. In the process, many of us have lost touch with ourselves. Your Hidden Riches is a call to reignite the power of personal and community rituals--to sustain us in the midst of an ever-increasing onslaught of information and expectations, and to sustain our world by reawakening the awareness of our interconnection with all life. In the book you will learn to engage with: o Rituals for Magical Relationships o Rituals for Diet, Health, and Beauty o Creating Wealth Through Ritual o Rituals for the Seasons of Life o Rituals for a Closer Family Circle Embracing ritual will allow you to finally live the life of health, wisdom, and love that you deserve.