Calmism: 8 habits for complete rest

Calmism: 8 habits for complete rest

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Author: Alexis Willet (Darwin 2001)

Publisher: Palazzo Editions

Is life getting on top of you? Do you dream of being stranded on an island just for some alone time? Are you currently standing on a chair, screaming, ‘Enough is enough!’? I get it. Your diary is full and your brain is racing. The hectic world we live in demands so much of you, it can be exhausting to keep up. You crave spa days and holidays to recharge but, while they offer short-term respite, they don’t give you the long-term rejuvenation you really need. Well, come down off that chair, open up this book, and feel your stress float away.

To achieve complete rest, we need to develop eight different rest habits. Packed with simple activities, backed by science and personal experiences, calmism takes a fresh look at the eight essential habits for rest and offers a menu of easy-fit options to give you the variety that’s key to wellbeing. With just a few minutes’ attention each day, you can cultivate positive, daily habits that stick, to help you feel ultimately revitalised.

Welcome to calmism – a restful way to take control of your energy and find that tranquil island within.


Praise for the author's previous book, 'Drinkology', which was shortlisted for the 2019 André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards:
'Like a new Bill Bryson, she offers an easy sharing of deep knowledge, with humour, where one learns things in a gentle way without it feeling like learning.’ - Dan Jago, judge of the André Simon Awards

Publication date: 
Thursday 21 September 2023

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