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A Patchwork of Comforts: Small Pleasures for Peace of Mind

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Publisher Comments:

"A Patchwork of Comforts is a homecoming in a book--welcoming, warm and wise.

Review:

"'Just think how much different our lives would be — calmer, happier, healthier — if we spent more time nurturing ourselves and less time on the endless string of tasks we assign ourselves each day,' says Wiseman, who is clearly a wise woman. For this book, she contacted 'everyone' she knew to ask about the simple pleasures that comforted them most. The results are not terribly surprising: spending time alone, eating out, petting a dog or cat, daydreaming, shopping, reading, meditating, cooking. ('Chopping veggies counts as therapy when you imagine familiar faces on them first,' Wiseman quips.) But then, the joy of small comforts comes not from originality but from easy familiarity, so the fact that there are few surprises here is more an asset than a liability. Many readers will rediscover their own 'small pleasures' in these pages and be reminded to indulge in them more often" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

Small pleasures for peace of mind.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781573249041
Publisher:
Conari Press
Location:
Boston, MA
Author:
Wiseman, Carol
Subject:
Stress Management
Subject:
Pleasure
Subject:
Affirmations
Subject:
Motivational & Inspirational
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Series Volume:
no. 156
Publication Date:
20040531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
195
Dimensions:
7.14x5.02x.69 in. .41 lbs.

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A Patchwork of Comforts: Small Pleasures for Peace of Mind
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Product details 195 pages Conari Press - English 9781573249041 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "'Just think how much different our lives would be — calmer, happier, healthier — if we spent more time nurturing ourselves and less time on the endless string of tasks we assign ourselves each day,' says Wiseman, who is clearly a wise woman. For this book, she contacted 'everyone' she knew to ask about the simple pleasures that comforted them most. The results are not terribly surprising: spending time alone, eating out, petting a dog or cat, daydreaming, shopping, reading, meditating, cooking. ('Chopping veggies counts as therapy when you imagine familiar faces on them first,' Wiseman quips.) But then, the joy of small comforts comes not from originality but from easy familiarity, so the fact that there are few surprises here is more an asset than a liability. Many readers will rediscover their own 'small pleasures' in these pages and be reminded to indulge in them more often" Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by , Small pleasures for peace of mind.
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