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New BOOKS – Series of 5, JOY and GRATITUDE now available! DREAM, LOVE and PEACE books will be released January 2017.

This new series is about mindfulness in allowing simple coloring pages, inspirational quotes, mini meditations and open journal pages for creative minds to doodle, and re-set your mind, heart and body. Ten minutes can do wonders when the direction is set away from stress. These little books have a greater variety than just coloring, but coloring is very much a part of the book. They are deceiving in that a quick flip through might seem like the book is simple, but spending a few minutes engaged will show that there is quite a lot these little books provide. Plus they make awesome gifts for all ages and made for travel so you can take a 10 minute mindfulness break any time.

JOY 10 Minutes a Day to Color Your Way – “The present moment is filled with joy and happiness,” says Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. “If you are attentive, you will see it.” In Joy, author and teacher Cher Kaufmann offers readers several ways to become open to joy. Here are uplifting, hand-drawn mantras for readers to color. By interacting on the page with the words through color, the exercise becomes meditative. Kaufmann also provides dozens of her beautiful illustrations to color, simplified here to basic patterns and symbols so they can be completed in just a few minutes. In only ten minutes, readers will be able to tap into the ancient knowledge and deep wisdom of this art through coloring, but also through carefully curated short meditations and tips for attaining bliss.

Research has shown that simply by thinking positively, people can train themselves to have more of these thoughts. The brain regions that regulate happiness literally receive a surge of blood. Like a river on a bed of rocks, this carves out a neural pathway, making it easier for more joy to flow. Bring it on!

GRATITUDE 10 Minutes a Day to Color Your Way – Practicing gratitude is easy, and the benefits are huge. In this little book of essential mindfulness and coloring, bestselling author and teacher Cher Kaufmann helps readers to focus on the good and leave the rest behind. She provides hand-drawn inspirational quotes to color. Interacting on the page with the words, “When eating a fruit, think of the person who planted the tree,” gives the artist a double dose of self-worth. Coloring has shown time and again to calm body and soul. Here are very simple line drawings of symbols and nature to color in ten minutes or less. Rounding out the book are meditations, musings, and suggestions for discovering inner grace.

Science has shown that gratitude heals those who embrace it on multiple levels. Such people are more optimistic and hopeful, sleep better, and experience less anxiety and depression. Every page of Gratitude inspires readers to tap into their own gratitude and celebrate the wonder that is life. Rather than waiting for a holiday to give thanks, start now.

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The Artful Mandala Coloring Book

100 unique, hand-drawn patterns designed to relax the mind.

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” –Pablo Picasso

Coloring brings the artist out in everyone – it’s so easy and welcoming. It’s also very good for the mind. Meditation drawing teacher Cher Kaufmann has seen the effects of coloring at work in her sold-out classes.  She provides students with patterns of mandalas and other designs, some colored markers, and watches everyone relax. With each stroke of color, body and thoughts drift into a calm place. Recent studies attest to the power of drawing as well.

Whether you have always enjoyed drawing and coloring, or are new to it, you’ll find yourself mesmerized by the beautiful pen-and-ink patterns in this collection.

100 b&w illustrations

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The Ancient Alchemy Coloring Book

100 meditative patterns and symbols to color, inspired by ancient traditions

“Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.” — Margot Asquith


Ancient symbols share wisdom, tell stories, decorate, protect, and inspire. We are fascinated by them and drawn to them–and now we can color them. Whether representing messages about daily life, evoking an emotion, or even conjuring up something magical, the images in this book beckon to any would-be artist. They are inspired from actual metal works, textiles, drawings, historical records and evidence left behind from cultures past. Many of the ancient designs actually served as meditative tools, so the act of coloring in these symbols may offer a double dose of calm as the act of coloring invites us to be present in the moment.

100 b&w illustrations

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Mandalas and More: A Meditative Drawing and Coloring Book for Mind, Body, and Spirit

Transform simple shapes into beautiful designs, and discover the meditative pleasures of drawing and coloring together.

Rather then learning to draw, you’ll be inspired to observe the world in a new way, creating art effortlessly.

 

You’ve mastered the art of coloring–the secret, of course, is that there’s nothing to master. Now it’s time to welcome back your inner child, who remembers doodling with pen and pencil on every available surface. This isn’t just a drawing, scribble, or doodle book; it offers a meditative journey to confidence and joy. A blank page is a beautiful thing, especially when your mind, body, and soul are ready to accept that and allow creativity to flow. Coloring aficianados and doodle lovers alike will find something to embrace here, as it inspires readers to build patterns through simple repetition of circles, squares, or triangles; use templates, such as cookie cutters or interesting shapes, to jump-start a design; begin a drawing from scribbles in the book; and much more.

130 illustrations

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