Star Wars: The Jedi Mind: Secrets from the Force for Balance and Peace (Hardcover)

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By Amy Ratcliffe, Christina Chung (Illustrator)
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Star Wars®: The Jedi Mind takes quotations and lessons from Star Wars and pairs them with practices such a breathing, posture, and meditation.

The Jedi Code is focused on peace, knowledge, serenity, and balance—principles that readers can engage in their own lives.

The philosophical tenets are applicable
not just in the galaxy far, far away, but also in our own galaxy, here and now.

• Quoted wisdom offers day-to-day life lessons
• An accessible pop culture spin on the Star Wars universe
• Features 20 color illustrations to illuminate the book's thoughtful advice

"Trust your feelings."—Obi-Wan Kenobi

Star Wars: The Jedi Mind is the perfect gift for Star Wars fans looking for balance, and seekers of inner calm open to learning from the Jedi Masters.

• Perfect gift for Star Wars fans who love self-care, reflection, and mindfulness
• An enjoyable and useful primer for Star Wars lovers who are seeking inner calm
• Add it to the shelf with books like Star Wars: Be More Yoda: Mindful Thinking from a Galaxy Far Far Away by Christian Blauvelt and Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back So You Want to Be a Jedi? by Adam Gidwitz.

Copyright © 2020 by Lucasfilm LTD. and ™. All Rights Reserved. Used Under Authorization.

About the Author

Amy Ratcliffe is the author of Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy; the managing editor for Nerdist; a host; and an entertainment reporter featured at, Star Wars Insider, IGN, and more. She cohosts the Lattes with Leia podcast. Based in Los Angeles with her husband and two cats, she enjoys taking mindful walks and connecting with nature at Descanso Gardens.

Christina Chung is a Taiwanese-Hongkonger-American illustrator, raised between Seattle and Singapore, and is currently based in Brooklyn, New York. Her work focuses on intricacies, color and symbolism, drawing inspiration from the natural world and powerful storytelling. Her clients include Lucasfilm, The New York Times, The Washington Post and NPR.

Praise For…

"The Jedi Mind is part self-care guide, part Star Wars history lesson and all awesome.[It] demonstratesthat author Amy Ratcliffe not only knows the ins and outs of the Star Wars universe, but holds its universal teachings to heart. While all of these teachings feel firmly rooted in all things Star Wars and the Force, they're also well-known and highly effective techniques for self-care."-Sweety High

"What Amy Ratcliffe has done, is just brilliant! The words are meaningful, but the advice that comes alongside the Star Wars quotes is for the real world and they resonate so well with our daily lives. This book can give you so much to help restore your well being with its simple messages and positivity. With this in (the Jedi) mind, it is perfect not just for a Star Wars fan, but also anyone else who made need some help at this time."-Jedi News

"There are lessons from yoga as well as from Yoda, and married to some beautiful, postcard worthy images from Christina Chung this not only makes a handy, travel-sized manual to ponder on but the perfect stocking filler as the festive season approaches." - Fantha Tracks

"Ratcliffe has provided a strong list of lessons and bullet-point practices that should help any Star Wars enthusiast find their center by using familiar beats and key moments from the franchise to illustrate her larger point- that we Earth-based human beings can learn a few things about maintaining our own mental well-being by looking to the teachings of the fictional Jedi Order from A Galaxy Far, Far Away." -The Laughing Place

Product Details
ISBN: 9781797205939
ISBN-10: 1797205935
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Publication Date: November 10th, 2020
Pages: 80
Language: English
Series: Secrets From the Force for Balance and Peace