books

In Nature’s Essential Oils; Aromatic Alchemy for Well-Being, certified aromatherapist Cher Kaufmann demystifies the how and why behind essential oils, explaining the environmental factors that impact the chemical make-ups of herbs and plants and how they trigger our physical and emotional responses.

 

This thorough and welcoming guide includes recipes for oil blends that can be used in diffusers and personal inhalers as well as for bath salts, salves, linen sprays, and more. Kaufmann also explains essential oil dilution and safety, shares the best carrier oils for each application, and includes tips for buying and storing oils.

 

With detailed profiles of more than 30 of the most common essential oils for well-being, this is a valuable resource for anyone hoping to expand their knowledge of essential oils and their properties. Full color.

Release date April 2018 US, May 2018 UK

 Amazon 

Barnes & Noble

The Artful Mandala Coloring Book: Creative Designs for Fun and Meditation - BEST SELLER!

"Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up." --Pablo Picasso

Coloring brings the artist out in everyone – it’s so easy and welcoming. It’s also very good for the mind. Meditation drawing teacher Cher Kaufmann has seen the effects of coloring at work in her sold-out classes.  She provides students with patterns of mandalas and other designs, some colored markers, and watches everyone relax. With each stroke of color, body and thoughts drift into a calm place. Recent studies attest to the power of drawing as well.

Whether you have always enjoyed drawing and coloring, or are new to it, you'll find yourself mesmerized by the beautiful pen-and-ink patterns in this collection.

Amazon

Barnes & Noble

Video Flip Through

The Ancient Alchemy Coloring Book: Celtic Knots, Mandalas, and Sacred Symbols - TOP SELLER

"Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life." -- Margot Asquith.

Ancient symbols share wisdom, tell stories, decorate, protect, and inspire. We are fascinated by them and drawn to them--and now we can color them. Whether representing messages about daily life, evoking an emotion, or even conjuring up something magical, the images in this book beckon to any would-be artist. They are inspired from actual metal works, textiles, drawings, historical records and evidence left behind from cultures past. Many of the ancient designs actually served as meditative tools, so the act of coloring in these symbols may offer a double dose of calm as the act of coloring invites us to be present in the moment.

Amazon

Barnes & Noble

Video Flip Through

Mandalas and More; A Meditative Drawing and Coloring Book for Mind, Body and Spirit. You've mastered the art of coloring--the secret, of course, is that there's nothing to master. Now it's time to welcome back your inner child, who remembers doodling with pen and pencil on every available surface. In this book, Cher Kaufmann encourages readers to pick up a pen again and have some fun. But this isn't just a drawing, scribble, or doodle book; it offers a meditative journey to confidence and joy. A blank page is a beautiful thing, especially when your mind, body, and soul are ready to accept that and allow creativity to flow. Coloring aficianados and doodle lovers alike will find something to embrace here, as it inspires readers to:

  • Build patterns through simple repetition of circles, squares, or triangles

  • Use templates, such as cookie cutters or interesting shapes, to jump-start a design 

  • Begin a drawing from scribbles in the book

  • Finish drawing the second half of an existing design

  • Create open designs and mandalas, specifically for coloring

  • Color some of the finished designs used as examples throughout

Rather then learning to draw, you'll be inspired to observe the world in a new way, creating art effortlessly.

Amazon

Barnes & Noble

Video Flip Through

Joy (Color Your Way 10 Minutes a Day)

“The present moment is filled with joy and happiness,” says Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. “If you are attentive, you will see it.” In Joy, author and teacher Cher Kaufmann offers readers several ways to become open to joy. Here are uplifting, hand-drawn mantras for readers to color. By interacting on the page with the words through color, the exercise becomes meditative. Kaufmann also provides dozens of her beautiful illustrations to color, simplified here to basic patterns and symbols so they can be completed in just a few minutes. In only ten minutes, readers will be able to tap into the ancient knowledge and deep wisdom of this art through coloring, but also through carefully curated short meditations and tips for attaining bliss.

Research has shown that simply by thinking positively, people can train themselves to have more of these thoughts. The brain regions that regulate happiness literally receive a surge of blood. Like a river on a bed of rocks, this carves out a neural pathway, making it easier for more joy to flow. Bring it on!

Amazon

Barnes & Noble

Video Flip Through

Gratitude (Color Your Way 10 Minutes a Day)

Practicing gratitude is easy, and the benefits are huge. In this little book of essential mindfulness and coloring, bestselling author and teacher Cher Kaufmann helps readers to focus on the good and leave the rest behind. She provides hand-drawn inspirational quotes to color. Interacting on the page with the words, “When eating a fruit, think of the person who planted the tree,” gives the artist a double dose of self-worth. Coloring has shown time and again to calm body and soul. Here are very simple line drawings of symbols and nature to color in ten minutes or less. Rounding out the book are meditations, musings, and suggestions for discovering inner grace.

Science has shown that gratitude heals those who embrace it on multiple levels. Such people are more optimistic and hopeful, sleep better, and experience less anxiety and depression. Every page of Gratitude inspires readers to tap into their own gratitude and celebrate the wonder that is life. Rather than waiting for a holiday to give thanks, start now.

Amazon

Barnes & Noble

Video Flip Through

Dream (10 Minutes a Night and Turn Out the Light)

A good night’s rest is the key to health and productivity. Yet millions of people lie awake struggling to get to sleep. The mind races, the body tenses, and the opportunity for peace stays out of touch. Until now. Coloring is turning out to be more than a passing trend―it really does calm the brain, which in turn relaxes the body, making it easier to float off into dreamland. It’s also a low-tech option that requires only a book of simple illustrations and a few colored pencils or markers. Research shows that reaching for a screen can overstimulate the mind. It’s time to set the phone aside and look to more natural solutions.  

 

In this unique collection of soothing drawings and patterns to color, easy meditations, and serene sayings―made to color and internalize―readers will be lulled into sleep. Ironically, the idea of having to color in an entire drawing can be stressful in and of itself, so the pages of Dream are designed to take less than ten minutes to complete. Printed on heavy paper, with perforations for easy tear-out pages, the coloring books in this series offer great benefits for little time or cost.

Amazon

Barnes & Noble

Video Flip Through

Love (10 Minutes a Day to Color Your Way)

“Only from the heart can you touch the sky,” said philosopher Rumi, and once again, Cher Kaufmann helps readers to effortlessly open heart and soul through coloring. Love nurtures the fabric of the human condition to create blankets of kindness and small ribbons of appreciation. It may be scary at first to tap into these emotions, but by focusing the mind for just ten minutes at a time, readers will be able to surrender and discover the energy and joy of love. Love is more than a coloring book. It features:

  • Hand-drawn illustrations and patterns, to color in ten minutes or fewer

  • Ten-minute meditations that are accessible and fun

  • Endearing quotes to color and internalize  

Complete with high-quality paper and perforations that make it easy to tear out pages and share, the latest book in the 10 Minutes a Day series is sure to please.

Amazon

Barnes & Noble

Video Flip Through

Peace (10 Minutes a Day to Color Your Way)

Lau Tzu said, “If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present.” There is no better way to be in the present than to color. Cher Kaufmann believes this to be true and, based on the success of her previous coloring books, her fans agree. In this new book, Kaufmann once again brings her unique style to the topic of peace. She reveals the secrets to finding serenity through active stillness, designed to be practiced in ten minute time-outs from a busy day. More than a coloring book, Peace contains:  

  • Simple drawings to color, evoking peace and calm

  • Easy ten-minute meditations as a path to mindfulness

  • Soothing sayings and self-affirmations to color  

Complete with high-quality paper and perforations that make it easy to tear out pages and share, the latest book in the 10 Minutes a Day series is sure to please.

Amazon

Barnes & Noble

Video Flip Through

  • w-facebook
  • w-flickr
  • Twitter Clean

© 2018 by Cher Kaufmann