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Fierce Kindness; Change Yourself to Change the World (March 14th 2017)

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“Help kindness become contagious. Uplift the world.

Shift the world from fear to love with a dose of Fierce Kindness: a movement of nonviolence poised to ignite positive change on a personal, community and global level. This uplifting guide inspires people to be effective warriors for positive change both within themselves and out in the world. Sections encouraging Accountability, Courage and Action guide the reader on a personal journey of transformation.

Read this book from cover to cover; pick it up randomly when you feel discouraged, sad, angry, bored or hungry. Allow the book to open to wherever it falls, and in that moment begin there. Write in this book; scrawl on it with pencil, pen or marker; fill it with your heart’s desires, thoughts and inquiries. Keep it with you so instead of reaching to your phone when you want a moment of distraction, use it to reach into your heart, direct your mind and transform your actions with Fierce Kindness.

Become a part of the Fierce Kindness movement of non-violence as an answer to the turbulent world in which we live.”



An inspiring twist on integrating yoga and life, the author of Kitchen Yoga cooks up poses and practices to do wherever you are. From a modified Down Dog while waiting for your morning coffee to steep to Detox practices in your bathroom, Locust Pose in the living room and many more. Finish your day with relaxation exercises in bed and slip into a calm, peaceful sleep. East-to-follow yoga “recipes” coupled with helpful illustrations will transform your simmering stress-filled life into feast for the mind and body.

Kitchen Yoga is available everywhere books are sold and currently on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Target online.

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Kitchen Yoga: Simple Home Practices to Transform Mind, Body and Life

“Kitchen Yoga is a self-care manifesto.”
~Sara Courter;  Holistic Nutritionist/Teacher/Writer

“Melanie’s Kitchen Yoga reminds us that…we have simple, sacred chances to re-arrange ourselves so we can breathe deeply, become present, and remember who we are.”
~Elena Brower, Author of Art of Attention

“Self-practice is where the real yoga and transformation takes place. This book will help you develop your Sadhana, which is your connection to who you really are.”~Yogiraj Alan and Sarah Finger, Founders of ISHTA Yoga, LLC.

“This book is a gem of user friendly yoga tools that anyone and everyone can apply daily!!!  I highly recommend this compact book of wisdom!”
~Nikki Estrada Director of Trainer Development YogaWorks Nor Cal, Trainer 200/300hr Programs