Calm Christmas and a Happy New Year

Calm Christmas and a Happy New Year

Author: Beth Kempton

Publisher: Scribner

ISBN: 9781982151850

Category: Self-Help

Page: 272

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A delightful guide to a stress-free holiday season filled with mindfulness, joy, self-care, and festive magic. What if the month of December were soothing instead of stressful? Now you can celebrate a new kind of holiday season—one where you radiate calm and cultivate delight. Calm Christmas and a Happy New Year leads you out of the darkness of winter and back to the enchantment of an authentic and attainable Christmas season filled with merry gatherings, thoughtful gift-giving, and meaningful observations of annual traditions. Covering the time period from late November to early January, this joyful guide embraces all the festive holiday build-up and then welcomes the new year in a holistic, nurturing way. Author Beth Kempton gently encourages you to prioritize your holiday hopes and take a slower, more mindful approach to your celebrations. Kempton also offers helpful suggestions for making the most of winter, and recommends using this quiet time to dream new dreams, set goals, and aspire toward a beautiful year ahead. Filled with personal stories, tips, and advice for staying calm and connecting with others, Calm Christmas and a Happy New Year provides a cozy retreat from the pressure of striving for perfection. Instead of starting the New Year exhausted, in debt, and filled with regret, you will rejoice in the memories of the season feeling rested, rejuvenated, inspired, and calm.

Mindful Christmas and a Happy New Year

Mindful Christmas and a Happy New Year

Author: Beth Kempton

Publisher: Piatkus Books

ISBN: 0349423555

Category:

Page: 240

View: 905

This is a book about Christmas. But it's also a book about belonging, connection, self-care, joy and ordinary magic. Calm Christmas and a Happy New Year offers inspiration for a new kind of holiday season - one where you radiate calm and cultivate delight. Spanning late November to early January, Calm Christmas embraces the festive build-up, the celebrations and the turn of the year in a holistic, nurturing way. Beth Kempton will whisk you away from the frenetic energy of the high street and invite you to come sit awhile by the fire, pausing to explore what a more mindful festive season could mean for you. Full of personal stories, tips and advice for slowing down, staying calm and connecting with others, it offers a welcome retreat from the pressure to create 'the perfect Christmas'. At its heart Calm Christmas is about a book about wellbeing in winter, which will encourage you to use this time of natural hibernation to germinate new dreams and nurture a beautiful life in the year ahead. Instead of entering January exhausted, further in debt, and already regretting broken resolutions, you will begin the New Year with precious memories, feeling rested, rejuvenated and inspired. This atmospheric book will lead you through the darkness of winter, back to the enchantment of an authentic and meaningful Christmas and New Year.

The Way of the Fearless Writer

The Way of the Fearless Writer

Author: Beth Kempton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780349433042

Category: Self-Help

Page: 284

View: 945

A revolutionary approach to writing inspired by ancient Eastern wisdom, from the bestselling author of Wabi Sabi Join author and Japanologist Beth Kempton on a sacred journey to uncover the secrets of fearless writing which have lain buried in Eastern philosophy for two thousand years. In a radical departure from standard advice and widely-held assumptions about the effort and suffering required for creative success, The Way of the Fearless Writer will show you there is another way to thrive - a path of trust, ease, freedom and joy. Learn how to free your mind so your body can create, transform your relationship with fear, dissolve self-doubt, shift writer's block, access your true voice and bravely share your words with the world. This profound book reveals the deep connections between mind, body, spirit, breath and words. Offering a rare insight into the writing life and a host of fresh and original exercises, it will open your eyes to writing as a direct connection to life itself. Welcome to The Way of the Fearless Writer.

We Are In This Together

We Are In This Together

Author: Beth Kempton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780349427690

Category: Self-Help

Page: 112

View: 494

This global pandemic has disrupted life as we know it, in ways we could never have imagined. Even with the gradual easing of restrictions, many material challenges remain. The time has come to consider what happens next. If this experience has made you realise you want to prioritise different things from now on, and set yourself up so you feel less vulnerable to sudden change in future, We Are in This Together will help you do that. If you are feeling anxious about the uncertainty, and the long-term implications of the pandemic, We Are in This Together will help you cope with that. If your industry or livelihood has been impacted and you need to find new and meaningful ways to generate income while juggling your other responsibilities, We Are in This Together will help you prioritise so you can do that. It is a practical and inspiring compass for navigating these turbulent times, helping you to stay calm, figure out what matters most, and lay the groundwork for renewal so you can re-imagine life beyond this. The road ahead is long, but we are in this together, and we will get through this together. And maybe, just maybe, the world will be a better place on the other side.