shopping cart
nothing in cart
 
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
home
about us
upcoming events
Jan 21st - Relational Challenges in Complex Trauma: A Collaborative Model for Effective Therapy [Leading Edge Seminars]
Jan 23rd - Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids and Their Parents [Leading Edge Seminars]
Jan 25th - Winnicott in the Clinic - CAPCT Extension Program Winter 2021 [Canadian Association of Psychoanalytic Child Therapists CAPCT)]
Feb 3rd - Its a Beautiful Day in the Playborhood [Core Wellness]
Feb 9th - Interrupting the Vicious Cycle of Toxic Stories in Addictions and Trauma Treatment [Leading Edge Seminars]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
Due to Covid-19, we are now open only for deliveries and pickups. Still free shipping across Canada for orders over $50. Please read our Covid-19 statement here.
Join our mailing list! Click here to sign up.
Happiness Doesn't Come from Headstands
Levitt, Tamara
Wisdom Publications / Hardcover / 2017-04-01 / 1614294054
Yoga / Children's Books
price: $21.95
38 pages
In Stock (Ships within one business day)

Trying—and failing—can be a path to happiness too.

Leela loves to do yoga. She could do all sorts of poses, but there was one pose she couldn’t do. Every time Leela tried to do a headstand…KERPLUNK!

This book explores the themes of acceptance, resilience, and self-compassion and offers the message that just because we may experience a failure does not mean that we are a failure. Written as a counterpoint to the message of The Little Engine that Could, Happiness Doesn’t Come from Headstands is a story about a girl who tries her best, but still falls down. Through the process she learns that happiness is not determined by external achievement. Even in the face of failure, peace can be found if we accept that we cannot do everything and focus on our experience.

About the Author and Illustrator:

Tamara Levitt has been dedicated to spiritual practice for the past twenty years through yoga and Buddhist practice. A writer, teacher, actor, composer, and musician, she has taught music and theatre to children and volunteered extensively in children’s organizations. She is the founder of Begin Within Productions, which creates and develops media to empower individuals to find “calm within the chaos” in their everyday lives, and offers speaking and consultation services on mindfulness and personal growth. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2020

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
E-mail [email protected]
Hours: 9-6 Mon-Sat / 12-5 Sun (EST)

search
Click here to read previous issues.
related events
AMS Community & Past Presenters
Mindful Kids
On Display at AMS 2020
authors
Levitt, Tamara
other lists
Children's Books
Wisdom Publications
Yoga