Monday, October 19, 2009

tranquility du jour #164: balancing bebe + 3 businesses




Bonjour. Welcome to the 164th edition of Tranquility du Jour: a guide to bringing tranquility to your every day. Today’s show menu features happenings and balancing bebe + 3 businesses with Susan Turnock.

Tranquilology Teleclass: Join moi for our next tranquilology teleclass "New Year, New You" on Monday, January 4 at 9pm ET. $10. View petals from summer's teleclass.

Workshops + Retreats: Tranquil Space 10-year birthday bash on October 30. Join moi in Montreal at the lovely Centre de Luna November 7 + 8. Consider the 3rd annual New Year's Gala on January 9, 4th annual Hip Tranquil Chick retreat March 26-28, and a week long sojourn to lush Costa Rica May 29-June 5. All the scoop is on my workshops page.
 
Featured Tranquilista:
Susan Arak Turnock started her first business, What Fun! Inc, making the flagship Soap Rolls on her kitchen stove.  Ten years later, almost half a million bath products have been produced, and sold in 1500 stores and on QVC.  She paired up with her sister for her latest venture, Gifts for the Good Life, where they create artfully branded custom goods for corporate and social events and gifting programs.

Savvy Sources
Blog: goodlifegab.com
Site: giftsforthegoodlife.com
Soap site: what-fun.com
Baby goods: itsybitsyandbold.com





Susan's Recommendations:  
stylemepretty.com (for eye candy)
thebusinessofbeingcreative.com
dooce.com (for fun)
E-Myth (entrepreneurs bible)
The Artists Way at Work (harness creativity)

Signature Eco-Style: Fall fashion is fabulous. Featured "Look of the Podcast" is beloved organic bamboo shawl. Watch TranquiliT's video featuring oodles of ways to wear.  Join TranquiliT's mailing list to learn about sales, new designs, and more. Follow TranquiliT on twitter. Become a fan. Add TranquiliT to your blog and become an Affiliate. Help spread tranquility and join our Tribe.

Stay Au Courant: Join our Facebook group. Become my Facebook friend. Follow moi on Twitter. Download Tranquility du Jour on demand. Watch bi-weekly Tranquility du Jour TV on youtube.com/tranquilitydujour. Explore mentoring with moi. Peruse my first book Hip Tranquil Chick. Deepen your yoga practice at Tranquil Space. Get your do-gooding on with Tranquil Space Foundation. Sign up for my museletter. Peruse my second book Tranquilista. Join Tranquilista's fan page.

Challenge: Send moi photos of you getting your artist date on and I'll share them with our readers. The most creative artist date photo/write up received by December 21 (the winter solstice) will receive a complimentary mentoring session plus my newest Tranquility-to-Go yoga CD. Create away + do share!

Omwork: Check out one of Susan's Savvy Sources. Play. Explore. Seek balance. Push your limits.



Au Revoir: To close out the show, we’re playing The Only One by Jazzra from promonet. You can learn more about them at myspace.com/jazzratonart.
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