Monday, June 24, 2013

tranquility du jour #273: making your creative mark

Welcome to the 273rd edition of Tranquility du Jour. Today's show features Eric Maisel on Making Your Creative Mark.

Tranquility Tour

Tranquility Tour: We’re packing up our four-legged furry sons and crisscrossing the continent September 14-November 16 while sprinkling tranquility along the way. Join us on this adventure in person, online, or in spirit. More at

Workshops + Retreats: Join moi for a tranquility-filled experience. Immerse yourself in the study of tranquility with scents of lavender, lots of love, and dollops of sparkles thrown in. Below are a few options to savor:

1:1 Mentoring 
* Mindfulness: Tranquility Within E-course 
* Creative + Conscious Business E-course
* Tranquilologie: A DIY Sprinkling of Everyday Tranquility E-course
* Tranquil Space Lifestyle E-course

* Summer Seasonal Podcast from Paris June 24 {TONIGHT}
* Art Journal Playshop in DC July 21, 1-4pm
* Yoga + Writing in DC August 2, 6-9pm
* Mindfulness: Tranquility Within in DC August 4, 1-4pm
* Tranquility Summer Camp in West Virginia August 15-18 (3 spots left)
* Tranquilologie Release FĂȘte + Tranquility Tour Bon Voyage in DC September 10
* Tranquility Tour across North America September 14-November 16

* Art + Yoga Retreat in West Virgina April 25-27
* Retreat in Paris June TBA

Haute off the Press:
Tranquilologie: A DIY Guide to Everyday TranquilityTranquilologie is the study of living tranquility with joie de vivre. This formerly released e-course has been enhanced, revised, and turned into a hardcover full-color artsy limited edition book to serve up even more inspiration. Only 1000 copies will be printed and each will be signed and numbered with love (and a pink pen). Releases early September.

Tranquility du Jour Daybook: It's a pink planner, lifestyle organizer, and wellness guide all in one. This perfect complement to Tranquilologie is filled with checklists, inspiration, eye candy, and 52 dateless week spreads so you can start at anytime. Released mid-December. Watch our how-to video with Carol Meyers. 

Spring Seasonal Podcast: Released March 25 and filled with gems for making this spring mindful and tranquil

Summer Love Note (includes a Tranquility Mixtape)

Featured Tranquilisto: Eric Maisel, PhD, is the author of more than thirty works of fiction and nonfiction. His nonfiction titles include Coaching the Artist Within, Fearless Creating, The Van Gogh Blues, The Creativity Book, Performance Anxiety, Ten Zen Seconds, A Writer’s San Francisco, and A Writer’s Paris. A columnist for Art Calendar magazine, Maisel is a creativity coach and creativity coach trainer who presents keynote addresses and workshops nationally and internationally. Maisel holds undergraduate degrees in philosophy and psychology, master’s degrees in counseling and creative writing, and a doctorate in counseling psychology. He is also a California-licensed marriage and family therapist. He lives with his family in the San Francisco Bay Area. Visit to learn more about Dr. Maisel.

Savvy Sources:
Seasonal online book club pick: Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life
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TranquiliT is a line of layers in rayon made from organic bamboo and designed by moi. We sew locally and plant 150 trees monthly while also donating a portion of proceeds to Tranquil Space Foundation and Farm Sanctuary. In addition, we offer vintage and reclaimed goodies because it doesn't get more eco than reusing! Share your thoughts: TranquiliT survey.

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