Yellow Kite is 5

It is hard to believe that it is really 5 years since this little yellow kite was let loose to soar around the publishing universe, swooping among authors, designers, illustrators, editors and agents and enticing them to come and join in and create some very special books with us. The vision for this imprint was […]

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Goat Yoga

Find Your Farmyard Flow with Goat Yoga

Lainey Morse created a media whirlwind when she combined the words ‘goat’ and ‘yoga’ at an event in summer 2016. Since then, she’s appeared in hundreds of publications and media outlets around the world. She explains how it all got started: ‘I’ve been an animal lover all my life. When I was a child living […]

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How to use Light for Health and Happiness

It should be our goal to be outdoors as much as possible, but for many of us, particularly those of us who live in northern climes, it is understood that we will spend a lot of time indoors in the winter – which is why there is so much attention in my native Sweden to […]

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Motherless Daughters and the legacy of loss

by Hope Edelman Early mother loss is often an isolating, lonely experience for the daughters left behind. When my mother died of breast cancer in 1981, I was seventeen and none of my friends had been through anything similar. My siblings and I felt like our own little island floating in a sea of dual-parent […]

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Padraig O'Morain Mindfulness & Kindfulness Exercises

Exercises In Mindfulness & Kindfulness From Padraig O’Morain

We all know what it’s like to feel overcome by worry, to suffer the aches of tension in our body, to catch that critical little voice inside telling us we must be better. Mindfulness – the act of focusing your wandering mind on the present – can help you conquer this negativity. Psychotherapist Padraig O’Morain […]

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Foundation Training Instructors

Foundation Training Instructor: A Day In The Life

Mora McGovern is Scotland’s first Certified Foundation Training Instructor and teaches private and group classes at her thriving business near Aberdeen. She coaches people in Foundation Training body weight exercises – helping them to improve their posture and flexibility, providing a long-term cure for the back pain and muscular tension caused by sedentary lifestyles, and […]

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Kintsugi, or how to repair your life after it’s been broken

Kintsugi (‘golden joinery’) is the ancient Japanese art of repairing what has been broken. When a ceramic piece breaks, the masters of kintsugi repair it with gold, leaving the reconstruction highly visible, because, for them, a reconstructed piece is a symbol of fragility, strength and beauty. Ceramics are fragile, strong and beautiful at the same […]

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The Wonder Down Under: time to stop beating around the bush

In March Yellow Kite publishes The Wonder Down Under by Dr Nina Brochman and Ellen Stokken Dahl. Editor Tamsin English bought rights from Even Råkil, who is rights director and literary agent at the Oslo Literary Agency in Norway. We asked Even to write a piece for our blog about how he came across The […]

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Defeat the Darkness with Sleep Hygiene

When you’re experiencing any kind of mental health crisis – or simply living with a chronic mental illness – one of the first things to be affected is, inevitably, your sleep. You sleep too much, or you get out of a healthy sleeping routine, or you simply don’t sleep at all. But although you might […]

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Yellow Kite Online Festival 2017 Programme

We’re so excited to reveal highlights from the Yellow Kite Online Festival 2017 Programme! Over the course of Friday 27th January, we’ll be sharing some brilliant insights into how to live well from our upcoming Yellow Kite authors. You can expect to see something new- a video, recipe, top tips or feature- appear regularly from […]

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