A Sloth's Guide to Mindfulness
A 2019 YALSA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers
A beautifully illustrated book of mindfulness that will help readers discover the path to a peaceful phioslothical life.
Follow a serene and smiley sloth through a series of light meditations and daily reflections: An unexpected and snuggable guide, you’ll learn that it’s OK to slow down. Take a pause and focus on your breath. Let the other animals run around; you do you. Through the guidance of an unlikely—but very wise—meditation expert, A Sloth’s Guide to Mindfulness reminds you it’s okay to go at your own pace.
• From simple breathing exercises and guided visualizations to the benefits of chewing your leaves slowly and staying present while hanging from a tree, A Sloth’s Guide to Meditation will provide you with practical ways to be more present and mindful.
• Playful advice and charming black and white illustrations guide you through the pages and remind you that simplicity can be beautiful.
A no-sweat approach to enlightenment that’s a sweet reminder to take it slow and smile.
Ton Mak is an artist and meditation enthusiast based in Shanghai. Five years ago she left her job as an advertising wage slave to make her obsessive doodling of her family of Flabjacks her full time focus. Since then she has created visual arts of all forms including installations in shopping malls art toy sculptures and solo exhibitions around the world. Along the way she has successfully collaborated with Nike Gucci Swiss Air Vans and more.