Sometimes we all need a little reminder that it's going to be okay...
Open The Cabinet of Calm
to discover a comforting word that's equal to your troubles. The Cabinet of Calm
has been designed to be picked up whenever you need a moment of serenity. Just select the emotion listed that reflects whatever you're feeling and you'll be offered a matching linguistic remedy: fifty-one soothing words for troubled times. These kind words--alongside their definitions and their stories--will bring peace, comfort, and delight, and provide fresh hope. Written with a lightness of touch, The Cabinet of Calm
shows us that we're not alone. Like language, our emotions are universal: someone else has felt like this before and so there's a word to help, whatever the challenge. So much more than a book of words, The Cabinet of Calm
will soothe your soul and ease your mind. It's the perfect gift.
From inside The Cabinet Of Calm
... 'RESPAIR' a word for a renewed or reinvigorated hope, or a recovery from anguish or hopelessness. 'WORLDCRAFT' a collective term for the unique skills, wisdom, and experience that an older person has amassed in their lifetime. 'MELIORISM' the belief that all things, no matter how bad, can always be improved--given enough determination from people willing to improve them. 'SYMMACHY' the act of joining or working together to produce a stronger force than could ever be managed individually--especially in order to overcome something that affects us all.
About the Author
Paul Anthony Jones is something of a linguistic phenomenon. He runs the popular @HaggardHawks Twitter feed, blog, and YouTube channel, revealing daily word facts to 75,000 engaged followers. His books include: Word Drops: A Sprinkling of Linguistic Curiosities (E&T, 2015), The Accidental Dictionary (E&T, 2016), The Cabinet of Linguistic Curiosities (E&T, 2017), Around the World in 80 Words (E&T, 2018), and several other books on trivia and language. He appears regularly in the media and has contributed to the Oxford and Cambridge dictionaries online.