Overall, though, it did have at least a few good ideas spanning different areas, and it's also super pretty! 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. A perfect necessity for anyone living 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. Overall, though, it did have at least a few good ideas spanning different areas, and it's als I thought the pictures and overall aesthetics were super cute! Hacks I'm going to try: -Adding drops of eucalyptus around the shower drain for a relaxing I liked it. I thought the pictures and overall aesthetics were super cute! Most self-help books are written as guidelines, but this book dares you to live healthy while still being quirky.
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. If you're the kind of person who thinks that Gwyneth Paltrow is onto something there, then this book will work for you. This book is simple, doable and absolutely perfect for a gift to those who are going off to college. Yumi Sakugawa College grads and 20-somethings in the work force will definitely love all that Sakugawa has explored. 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.
Lots of great tips to make life easier, mostly by saving money or time. Today we had the Nutella and banana Popsicles! The illustrations are cute, kind of like a middle schooler's doodles, and about as professional-looking, and the layout of the text on some pages makes them more difficult to read. Discover more selections just like this online or in-store. I also feel like in a lot of situations where these tips would be useful, I would turn to the internet for help before returning to this book for reference-- and I'd probably find the same information and more, anyways. If you wonder how to throw a party, how to decorate a small space on limited funds, or how to do some real self-care, this is a great book to pick up. I hope the finished copy is of a better style. 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.
Author Yumi Sakugawa knows this well. Busy pages are sometimes hard to read, but the style will most likely appeal to the younger crowd. There were two or three life tips in here that I found useful and that I'd actually use. I just have to say that some of us millennials might of been raised by older parents. There were two or three life tips in here that I fou I received this book from Goodreads. It was time for an outlet to offer realistic ways to get things done, and after working for a life hack website, she was fully equipped to do so.
Other sections include socialization tips, recipes, makeup tips etc. For those young adults just setting off into the world, The Little Book of Life Hacks: How to Make Your Life Happier, Healthier, and More Beautiful, is a perfect guide to have while navigating life. 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. Her comics have appeared in BuzzFeed, The Believer, Bitch, The Best American Non-required Reading 2014, The Rumpus, Folio, Fjords Review, and other publications. Plus, the entire book was encouraging and persistent on health and self love. Her May release, is full of illustrations and quick guides to getting things done. I have seen some of the tips used before and I am actually looking forward to using a few others noted in this book.
Helpful tips, cute drawings, and girl power? In this very light book of life hacks, a woman tells us some secrets to living better. Her comics have appeared in BuzzFeed, The Believer, Bitch, The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2014, The Rumpus, Folio, Fjords Review, and other publications. A graduate from the fine art program of University of California, Los Angeles, Yumi lives in Los Angeles. This would be the perfect present for either a high school or college graduate just starting out on their own. If there's one thing we millennials can appreciate, it's a good hack. I'm left feeling enchanted and more than a little bit wiser.
If you know me, you know I love practical books. Knowing ways to add some protein to your diet with a rice cooker-made frittata makes life a lot easier. I received this book from Goodreads. 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. Some of these include home remedies for issues such as sunburns, headaches.
I debated on giving this book two stars. But the day after it felt so good and my bridge has relaxed quite a bit. 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 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. If you're applying for a new job or going on a first date, Sakugawa also She goes beyond trivial tips and tries to dig into real issues. We're busy people, and sometimes we need a little shortcut, whether it's a quick way of preparing dinner or a fast alternative for ironing clothes without actually taking out the iron.
I absolutely love the cover design as well as the artwork throughout the book — I think Yumi Sakugawa really has a talent for illustration. If your kitchen skills rival those of yours truly, boiling water is often a challenge. Yumi Sakugawa But the book digs deeper and offers other skills you can use in important situations outside of the kitchen. 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. This was a good book with some good tips and tricks for easier, cheaper or different ways of doing things. I also never knew my grandparents because they all passed away when I was little.
You name it, white vinegar can be used doing it. I received this book as part of a giveaway, thanks to Goodreads and St. I think the greatest selling point to practical application of a majority of the hacks is the ready availability of supplies at a grocery store. 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. 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. And the drawings were full of diversity in race and size. It's beautiful, playful and practical.