Cooking, cleaning, laundry, soaking in the bath. Her comics have appeared in BuzzFeed, The Believer, Bitch, The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014, The Rumpus, Folio, Fjords Review, and other publications. It's beautiful, playful and practical. I foresee me using this a lot in the future, and I'm not crazy about having to flip through to find what I want every time. I also enjoyed the facial massage and will be making a habit of it. I just had way too high expectations for it, I think.
I was seduced by the charming illustrations in this self help book, but the actual advice was either obvious or absurd and can essentially be distilled down to one word: vinegar. You name it, white vinegar can be used doing it. This book will make you smile whether you are 13 or 30. One of the tips is that you can use white vinegar for everything. A perfect necessity for anyone living on their own! A lot of the stuff in this book did not apply to me, but the book was well done and a nice pleasure to read.
Although I did enjoy this book, I did only give it four stars instead of five. Due to the presentation of the material, I would say this is marketed to a younger adult crowd, particularly college-aged females. It just looked so great and cute that it left a lot to be desired when I was done with it. It's beautiful, playful and practical. It's beautiful, playful and practical. Martin's press for the opportunity.
I debated on giving this book two stars. This book will make you smile whether you are 13 or 30. This book is simple, doable and absolutely perfect for a gift to those who are going off to college. Fun to look at once, but I wouldn't buy it. Although I did enjoy this book, I did only give it four stars instead of five. Her off-beat comics that explore the trials and tribulations of human interaction have been featured in Sadie Magazine and The Rumpus and her comic zine Mundane Fortunes for the Next Ten Billion Years And Other Stories California-based comic artist and illustrator Yumi Sakugawa's work has featured everything from lonely one-eyed monsters to an ode to The Baby-Sitters Club character Claudia Kishi.
An absolute gem of a book! Definitely too twee for my taste. It's filled with tips on how to make lipstick, put frills on shorts, face masks, how to host parties, and a bunch of other things that are unfortunately useless for someone like me who doesn't do any of those things. Many self-help books erase lots of kinds of people. Would make a great gift to a college graduate. There were two or three life tips in here that I found useful and that I'd actually use.
I'm left feeling enchanted and more than a little bit wiser. Of particular amusement was the section on socializing - which went so far as to advise you on the optimal level of eye contact you should maintain with someone you're chit chatting with at a party. This book is fun and genius all at once. It's beautiful, playful and practical. I just had way too high expectations for it, I think. The Little Book of Life Hacks: How to Make Your Life Happier, Healthier, and More Beautiful St.
Featuring Yumi's signature hand-drawn illustrations throughout, The Little Book of Life Hacks is a distinctive and perfect gift for recent graduates and young working women who want to learn practical ways to organise and improve their daily life while still having fun. The solutions in Yumi's book are always natural, resourceful, and dig a little bit deeper, ensuring that we can all take small steps toward our envisioned lives. With endearing tutorials that guide us from the inside out, The Little Book of Life Hacks encourages and equips each person to be their best self as often as possible. An absolute gem of a book! I thought the pictures and overall aesthetics were super cute! Other sections include socialization tips, recipes, makeup tips etc. This would be the perfect present for either a high school or college graduate just starting out on their own. I also agree with another reviewer who pointed out that some of the dieting hacks felt like something you'd read on a pro-ana blog.
Comic book artist Yumi Sakugawa offers the perfect reference guide for these know-hows—plus loads of other tips for improving your life—in The Little Book of Life Hacks: How to Make Your Life Happier, Healthier, and More Beautiful. And there were some helpful tips, but a significant amount was either insubstantial, repetitive, or just didn't apply to me. Many of these were things I already knew or things that I didn't care about, but a few gems in the rough are better than none. I'm left feeling enchanted and more than a little bit wiser. It has a lot of useful tips for a lot of aspects of life, and I love the different drawings that accompany everything. This book was the cutest book I have had the privilege to read in a long time. With endearing tutorials that guide us from the inside out, The Little Book of Life Hacks encourages and equips each person to be their best self as often as possible.
Plus, the entire book was encouraging and persistent on health and self love. Today we had the Nutella and banana Popsicles! The food-person ratio for party planning is a prep detail I hadn't thought of before, and if I ever host parties I'll keep those in mind. She wants to make the world a safer place for women and to help everyone validate their own creativity, femininity, and intuition. A uniquely illustrated book with immense universal appeal, Prettier, Smarter, Better is the perfect gift for recent graduates and the millions of young working women who are interested in learning new ways to improve themselves and organize their everyday lives while looking effortlessly beautiful and having fun. An absolute gem of a book! This could be super cute to give as a graduation gift to somebody who is just beginning to live in your own but honestly, I just google all this stuff. I can't wait to share this delightful book of life hacks with all my friends. This book is fun and genius all at once.
This book will make you smile whether you are 13 or 30. Hacks I'm going to try: -Adding drops of eucalyptus around the shower drain for a relaxing I liked it. A graduate from the fine art program of University of California, Los Angeles, Yumi lives in Los Angeles. I can't wait to share this delightful book of life hacks with all my friends. This book will make you smile whether you are 13 or 30. My vision is pretty good and even then I found myself squinting at times to read the tips, bringing the book in close to understand what had been published. I liked how similar it was to manga.