Badonksky’s book is simply a delight to read. Every page is brimming with colorful, whimsical illustrations, quotations, “awe-servances” (observances), journal prompts, a toast for the day, and more. Badonsky usually weaves the day’s theme around a certain artist who may have been born on that day, or who provided that day’s quote. She also provides a space for the reader to “name today,” making it your own holiday.
It really is the little things in life that make us happy and feed our souls, as Dr. Bernie S. Siegel points out in his small but smart spiritual guide, 101 Exercises for the Soul. It’s filled with easy exercises for mind, body and soul expansion that basically anyone can do. Soul exercisers can choose which chapter to begin with, on which area they’d like to focus on, and spend as much time on that area—a day? a week?—as they like.
If you are familiar with the Law of Attraction, you also know that this is simply the result of changing your thougths—switching from resentment and jealously to sheer gratitude and joy will send out the message to the universe that you want things that will make you joyful and greatful!