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Monday, June 10, 2013

tdj #272: crafting calm

Welcome to the 272nd edition of Tranquility du Jour. Today's show features Rev. Maggie Oman Shannon on Crafting Calm.

photo snapped by moi while savoring this read

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
* Art Journal Playshop in DC July 21, 1-4pm

* Mindfulness: Tranquility Within in DC August 4, 1-4pm

* Tranquility Summer Camp in West Virginia August 15-18 (4 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
* Joie de Vivre 5-day 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

Spring Love Note (includes a Tranquility Mixtape)

Featured Tranquilista:
Rev. Maggie Oman Shannon, M.A., is an interfaith minister, spiritual director, workshop and retreat facilitator, and author of five books, including Prayers for Healing and A String and a Prayer: How to Make and Use Prayer Beads. In 2000, Maggie Oman Shannon founded The New Story, a coaching and consulting business focused on helping people create deeper meaning in their lives. Shannon currently has the honor of serving as Spiritual Director of Unity Spiritual Center of San Francisco. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and seven-year-old daughter.

Savvy Sources:
Seasonal online book club pick: Savor: Mindful Eating, Mindful Life
Tranquility du Jour iPhone and Android app 
Tranquility du Jour FAQs: Start here 

Signature Style: 
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.

Stay Au Courant:
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Perfect Peace Jai! said...

Kimberly! I purchased this book on Amazon recently (a lovely fit to my thesis topic). So excited to listen to this podcast. Thank you for all your auditory goodies over the years.

Unknown said...

Kimberly, thanks for taking up my question - just hearing the announcement made me very happy! I can't wait to hear the respective episode and am keeping fingers tightly crossed for your connection to improve :-)

Unknown said...

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