Start Where You Are is an interactive journal designed to help readers nurture their creativity, mindfulness, and self-motivation. It helps readers navigate the confusion and chaos of daily life with a simple reminder: that by taking the time to know ourselves and what those dreams are, we can appreciate the world around us and achieve our dreams.
Featuring vibrant hand-lettering and images that have attracted a large following for her stationery and textile line in boutiques across the country, Meera Lee Patel’s uplifting book presents supportive prompts and exercises along with inspirational quotes to encourage reflection through writing, drawing, chart-making, and more.
Featuring inspiring quotes from writers, artists, and other visionaries paired with open-ended questions and prompts, with plenty of room for writing and reflecting, this appealing full-color book will make a perfect gift and keepsake as well as being a powerful tool for positive change.
And the journey continues with Meera’s follow-up book, My Friend Fear, available now.
Meera Lee Patel is a self-taught artist raised in America by the New Jersey shore, where she swam the bright waters and climbed cherry blossom trees until she grew old enough to draw them. Her illustrations are inspired by the… More about Meera Lee Patel
Paperback | $16.00
Published by TarcherPerigee Aug 11, 2015| 128 Pages| 5-1/2 x 7-1/2| ISBN 9780399174827
“Meera Lee Patel’s uplifting book presents open-ended, supportive prompts and exercises along with inspirational quotes from writers, artists, and visionaries to encourage reflection through writing, drawing, chart-making, and more. With plenty of room for writing and reflecting, this appealing full-color book will make a perfect gift and keepsake, as well as being a powerful tool for positive change.” —MindBodyGreen.com
“Meera Lee Patel’s journal for self-exploration is a work of art on its own, filled with lushly illustrated prompts and advice, and plenty of room for you to discover and create your own beautiful revelations.” —Buzzfeed
“Remarkable, endearing, and absolutely gorgeous. A brilliant travel guide for navigating the nooks and crannies of imagination.” —Jessica Hagy, author of How to Be Interesting
“I am obsessed with Meera Lee Patel’s work. It’s bright, calm, zen and botanical. All the things I love.” —SundayBlossoms.com
“Meera Lee Patel is an absolute gem!” —RedParka.com
“This interactive journal will keep its users mindful, self-motivated, and creative in our world which can so often push us towards unproductive habits and downright chaos. Pick up a copy for those in your life who may not make it to yoga or their therapist quite as often as they’ve been meaning to.” —Teen Vogue