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Monday, January 09, 2012

tranquility du jour #232: savvy chic

Welcome to the 232nd edition of Tranquility du Jour. Today’s show features upcOMing happenings and Savvy Chic with Anna Johnson. Happy 2012!

Workshops + Retreats: Join moi  for a tranquilologie experience.

* 1:1 Mentoring 
* DIY Creative + Conscious Business E-course
* Tranquilologie: A DIY Sprinkling of Everyday Tranquility E-course releases January 1 

* New Year, New You Teleclass January 11 
* 6-week Tranquilista Lifestyle E-course launches January 25 
* 4-week Tranquil Space Lifestyle E-course launches February 1
* Art Journal Playshop in DC February 12 
* 7-week Creativity Circle in DC launches February 15
* Costa Rica March 3-10 
* Art + Yoga Cozy Cabin Retreat in West Virginia April 13-15 (7 spots left)
* Doga in the Park in DC May 12
* Yoga + Art Retreat in Paris + Provence May 24 - June 2 SOLD OUT + June 7-16 (6 spots left)
* Art + Yoga Cozy Cabin Retreat in West Virginia October 12-14
* Yoga Retreat in India November 2012
** Details and sign up here **

Featured Tranquilista:  Anna Johnson is a freelance writer and artist. She has written four books: “Three Black Skirts”, “Handbags”, “The Yummy Mummy Manifesto” and “Savvy Chic: The art of more for less”. Currently she is running a bespoke paper company called Little Branch ( with her design and business partner Maree Oaten and occasionally blogging about contemporary art for Paper Runway.
November 2011 was the release of a book illustrated entirely by Anna entitled Holiday Goddess (Harper Collins) and next June she will publish her first art monograph on the work of Sydney painter: Ann Thomson. Anna has written for Vanity Fair, Conde Nast Traveler, Vogue, ELLE, Marie Claire and The Guardian. She lives in Sydney and has one son and 34 teacups.

Savvy Sources:
Websites:, yummymummymanifesto,
savvy chic
Fun article in Paperrunway

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Irvienne said...

Ana is delightful she gets the emotion of women thanks for bringing her to us

Kimba said...

Thanks for featuring Anna with this interview - she's fabulous!

Joselle Palacios said...

How did I miss this!? I love Anna Johnson. Downloading this very second. xoxo