tranquility du jour #276: tranquil travel

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Welcome to the 276th edition of Tranquility du Jour. Today’s show features moi and le beau musing on tranquil travel, plus some Tranquility Tour announcements!

Workshops + Retreats: Join moi for a tranquilologie 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.

Tranquil Space Lifestyle E-course

Tranquility Summer Camp in West Virginia August 15-18 (1 spot left)
Tranquility Tour September 14-November 16 across North America: grab your in-person or in-spirit ticket and join us on the adventure
* Yoga + Writing and Mindfulness: Tranquility Within workshops at Tranquil Space in DC November 22 + 24

Art + Yoga in West Virgina April 25-27
* Art, Yoga + Writing in Paris July 1-5 (8 spots left)

Tranquility Tour

We’re packing up our four-legged furry sons and crisscrossing the continent September 14-November 16, 2013 while sprinkling tranquility along the way. Join us on this adventure in person, online, or in spirit. More at

Recent Releases:
Tranquilologie: A DIY Guide to Everyday Tranquility: This formerly released e-course has been enhanced, revised, and turned into a hardcover 200-page 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). This do-it-yourself field guide takes you from January through December with doses of inspiration covering eight topics–mindfulness, self-care, nesting, do-gooding, work, style, creativity, dreams–in a nouveau way each month.

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. Watch our how-to video with Carol Meyers. 

Summer Seasonal PodcastReleased in June and filled with gems for making this summer mindful and tranquil.

Featured Tranquilista/o:

Meet her:
I am the founder of Tranquil Space–named among the top 25 yoga studios in the world by Travel + Leisure, author of Hip Tranquil Chick, Tranquilista, and Tranquilologie, and hold a master’s in women’s studies and social work. When not bookstore browsing, you’ll find moi thrifting, practicing yoga on a leopard print mat, dreaming up new designs for TranquiliT, or leading retreats globally. With a passion for do-gooding, I co-launched Tranquil Space Foundation and am a cheerleader for animal rights. If you’re new to this journey, peruse my start here page.

Meet him: 
Tim Mooney is a Washington, DC-based attorney and entrepreneur with a passion for technology and the law. Tim’s legal career began in Oregon where he was a co-founder and legal counsel for Columbia Riverkeeper. Tim also served as legal advisor to the Portland-based X-PAC, a nonprofit organization committed to building a new generation of political leaders and community activists. He was the chair of the organization’s 2000 Young Voter Project and honored by the board as the 2000 Volunteer of the Year. Learn more.

Today we explore a question from Cornelia:
I’d be extremely interested in learning about how to build routines within an “unpredictable” lifestyle. What I mean is – how do you e.g. build a morning routine with Yoga and meditation or other sanity/tranquility-oriented routines when you e.g. travel a lot and often are in lots of different places with different time rhythms and demands?

Savvy Sources: 
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His website:
Follow her: @kimberlywilson
Follow him: @timmooney

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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! Fall photo shoot THIS Thursday so watch for sneak peeks on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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