BOOKS

Composure: Appreciation with Deriva Paper

By Kyle Studstill. Composure If we are to do our best work in the face of constant chaos and change, perhaps we must first hone our inner virtues as guidance. Composure produces an ongoing series of reflections, guided by creative … Continue reading

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Picks of the Week: Smart Reads

Summer’s here (kind of) but it doesn’t mean we should put our brains on holiday. Here’s are some thought-provoking, inspiring reads, and a couple of new ideas worth watching. Ideas over eye candy? What? Are they crazy? Lovely piece on … Continue reading

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Hole Up and Read

By Regina Connell. Even in California, winter can cause our bodies (not to mention minds) to want to hibernate. And there’s no better way than curling up with a decent book, one to open the mind, shift perspectives, and get … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week: Mandy Aftel’s Fragrant

By Regina Connell. Mandy Aftel is one of our favorite artisans, thinkers, and inspirations. Why? Because she’s the real deal. Not only is she one of the world’s best fragrance artisans, but she is a serious student of the world … Continue reading

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