New book from “Begin Within” will teach kids self-compassion

A small production company that creates products to help children develop self-awareness and emotional intelligence is raising funds to launch a book. Its message? Failing doesn't make you a failure.

Illustration: Happiness Doesn't Come from Headstands

Happiness Doesn’t Come from Headstands is described as a “modern day picture book about one girl’s rise from failure.” Click here to watch a video of the author, Tamara Levitt, talking about the book and what inspired her to write it.

Begin Within is attempting to raise at least $12,500 (through by October 17 in order to fund the project. At the time of this posting, they had $11,027. For more information, or if you’re interested in donating, click here.