If there is anything this Covid19 lockdown, shutdown, meltdown has shown us, it’s the importance of slowing down and appreciating the little things in life. By not being able to stray too far from home and with most people working from the kitchen table in their undies, we’ve been able to notice life can run … Continue reading The case for a 4 day work week
I launched My YouTube channel for kids yesterday and it's already gone nuts, growing from 12 subscribers to 88 overnight! These are not your normal 'Author Reads from a Book' videos, I add my own commentary, insights and bad acting to as I go along! And I get to share my key messages of self … Continue reading Josh Langley’s YouTube Channel for kids
Of all the images that have documented my journey from messing around drawing stick figure cartoons in 2010 to becoming an award wining children's author and publishing 8 books, there is one that stops me in my tracks. It's an image that completely defines what I've achieved in last 10 years. And I'm not even … Continue reading One Image that Defined the Most Transformative Decade of My Life
I’d never heard of Generalised Anxiety Disorder until recently. I’d heard of all the other ones; social anxiety, separation anxiety, panic disorders and of course phobias, but generalised anxiety no… it just seemed a little too generalised! I didn’t have panic attacks and run out of shopping centres (Ok in hindsight maybe there was that … Continue reading Getting diagnosed with GAD and how it’s changing my life.
It was 2 o’clock in the afternoon and I had remembered something I needed to check on Google. I opened the laptop and out of habit launched Facebook instead and started scrolling through the news feed. Almost immediately I could feel myself forgetting what I was supposed to be doing. Then bang, one more finger … Continue reading How to feel less overwhelmed and more centered
It takes a village to raise a child and it also takes one to bring a book to life.. Thanks to Woodslane for all their support.
Can you believe that tomorrow is the first day of May? I mean how have we already gone through four months of the year already? Before we know it, we will be celebrating Christmas again.
April has been a great month for Woodslane. With so many new and great books coming into the warehouse which we have been working hard to get out to all of you.
I thought I would do a little recap of some of the books we have recently featured on some of our social media pages.
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It’s OK to feel the way you do Josh Langley Big Sky, 2017 90pp., pbk., RRP $A14.99 9781925520965 The buzzword in many personal development programs these days is resilience and phrases such as “Eat cement and harden up”, “Build a bridge and get over it”, and “Suck it up, princess” are often heard bandied around. It’s as … Continue reading Book Review: The Bottom Shelf
Pretend you don’t know it all. Be like a kid again and look at the world with awe and wonder, be curious with the little things and how things work. Suspend your judgements. If something isn’t going your way, just step back and avoid getting mad and frustrated and think to yourself, ‘there’s something … Continue reading 5 Ways to Trust the Universe
It's OK to feel the way you do Written by Josh Langley Released: October 2017 Book title: It's OK to feel the way you do Author: Josh Langley Illustrator: Josh Langley Publisher: Big Sky Publishing RRP: $14.99 Intended Audience: 4 and up ISBN: 9781925520965 Author’s website: joshlangley.com.au Tell us about yourself I’m a daydreamer, eternal optimist and idealist. I’ve also been known … Continue reading Interview with Creative Kids Tales
Josh Langley on exploring mental health in children’s books 9 OCT 2017 In recognition of Mental Health Week (8 October to 14 October), we chat to Josh Langley, an Australian author/illustrator who has written two picture books that can open up discussions with young kids about taking care of their mental health. It’s OK to … Continue reading Interview with Readings