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Nothing much happens : cozy and calming stories to soothe your mind and help you sleep
Uniform Title:
Short stories. Selections
Physical Description:
xx, 263 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Winter walk: a walking mediatation -- A new leaf -- In for the night -- For the love of words -- A little romance -- Fog and light -- Getaway -- A winter's day watched from the window -- Matinee -- Spring rain -- Closing up shop -- The asparagus patch -- First this, then that: tips for putting your ducks in a row -- Early to yoga: restorative yoga postures for a better day -- Crayons and grains of sand -- Three good things: three good things to start your day -- In the bakery -- Spring, at the allotment: mashed chickpea sandwich -- Opening the cottage: meditation by the water -- The lilac thief -- Coffee on the stoop, or how to have a better day: the ideas for simple acts of kindess -- Fireflies on a summer night -- Someplace only we know -- A concert in the park -- Summer nights: avocado toast four ways -- Off the beaten path -- A letter in an envelope -- At the summer fair -- Stargazing in the woods -- The dog days of summer: loving-kindness meditation -- In the kitchen, during a storm: spaghetti al Pomodoro -- At the museum, on a bright day -- Summer harvest: simple rosemary potates -- Back to school -- A block from house: a simple relaxation technique for when you feel anxious and worn out -- In the library -- At the farmers market, on a fall morning: people watching as meditation -- Rosemary, for rememberance: curing a gourd -- Canceled plans: instructions for feeling better after a bad day -- At the mill, with pumpkins and cider -- Secret admirer -- Halloween, in an old house: crispy roasted pumpkin seeds -- Tools on the workbench -- A cool walk and a hot bath: bath-time rituals -- A rainy day, making soup: homemade irish cream cordial -- Outside at night, with my dog -- The day after Thanksgivging -- Bustle in the city: handmade paper ornaments -- Getting the tree -- Snowed in: a simmer pot recipe for each season -- A night at the theater -- Christmas Eve: meditation for a busy holiday.
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Adaptation of (work): Nothing much happens (Podcast)
Based on the popular podcast, soothing stories to carry you off to deep, restful sleep. Busy minds need a place to rest. Already beloved by millions of podcast listeners, the stories in Nothing Much Happens explore and expose small sweet moments of joy and relaxation. You'll also find sixteen new stories never before featured on the podcast, along with whimsical illustrations that expose sweet little moments of peace and joy. Using her decades of experience as a meditation and yoga teacher, Kathryn Nicolai creates a world for you to slip into, one rich in sensory experience that quietly teaches mindfulness and self-compassion, soothes frayed nerves, and builds solid habits for nurturing sleep. --