Create Your Own Calm:
A Journal for Quieting Anxiety
Available in bookstores everywhere.
Feeling anxious, uncertain, overwhelmed? You’re not alone. Combining inspiring quotes and engaging journal prompts with vivid watercolor paintings, this insightful journal is a quiet space to creatively reflect and recharge in an uncertain world.
Acclaimed artist and author Meera Lee Patel guides you toward self-acceptance, clarity, and peace, one calming page at a time.
News & Podcasts
ONE PART PODCAST | Quieting Anxiety and Reframing the Unknown with Meera Lee Patel
In this episode, Meera and I discuss why we can’t always fear the unknown, how she approaches anxiety, the unpaid labor of free content, promoting your work with transparency, and how she’s pivoted her business during the last six months.
Listen at JessicaMurnane.com
FOLLOW YOUR DIFFERENT | Create Your Own Calm with Meera Lee Patel
We have a powerful conversation about dealing with anxiety and why Meera thinks, “the more you run away from something, the more it follows you.” You’ll also enjoy Meera’s thoughts on self-acceptance, why journaling is a powerful conversation with yourself, and pay special attention to Meera’s ideas around “the only way out – is through."
Listen at Lochead.com
Upcoming events & workshops
August 18, 2020, 11 am CT/12 pm CT | Uppercase Circle Live Q&A
Bestselling author and Uppercase Core Contributor Meera Lee Patel joins Janine Vangool of Uppercase Magazine to discuss Meera's upcoming book Create Your Own Calm, and answer your questions about creativity, journaling, and self-care in these challenging times.
RSVP at UppercaseMagazine.com
September 12, 2020 | goop At-Home Summit
Bestselling author and artist Meera Lee Patel will lead a workshop on Drawing for Introspection as part of the In goop Health At-Home Summit!
Tickets are available on the goop website
September 23, 2020 | In conversation with Jinahie for THE WELL
Bestselling author and artist Meera Lee Patel is in conversation with Jinahie, licensed therapist and spoken word poet, for a conversation about maintaining mental health in anxious times. This conversation will be recorded live at THE WELL.
RSVP at TheWell.com
September 24, 2020 | In conversation with Becky Simpson at PARNASSUS BOOKS
Meera Lee Patel is in conversation with Becky Simpson for a conversation about creativity, wellness, and mental health. This conversation will be recorded live for PARNASSUS BOOKS.
Becky Simpson is an illustrator, art director, author and founder of Chipper Things, an online store that sells playful, optimistic objects. She has authored and illustrated two books: The Roommate Book (Andrews McMeel) and I’d Rather Be Short (Plume Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House).
RSVP information coming soon, for more details, please visit Parnassus.