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Brad Frost is a web designer, speaker, writer, and consultant located in Pittsburgh, PA. He is the author of the book Atomic Design, which introduces a methodology to create and maintain effective design systems.
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How You Can Survive When They're Depressed book cover
How You Can Survive When They're Depressed
Living and Coping with Depression Fallout
Anne Sheffield, Mike Wallace, Donald F. Klein - 2009-02-04
Brad Frost
Mental health issues affect not only the individual, but all of the people in the person’s life. It’s important for those close to someone suffering from mental health issues to seek support and have healthy outlets. (Good book      source
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Four Thousand Weeks
Time Management for Mortals
Oliver Burkeman - 2021-08-10
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Discover how to make the most of your time with "Four Thousand Weeks", a guide to time management that turns the modern obsession with productivity on its head. Author Oliver Burkeman draws on the insights of philosophers, psychologists, and spiritual teachers to create a practical and profound approach to constructing a meaningful life by embracing the finite nature of our time. Learn how to break free from the anxiety and pressure of our current approach to time management and make intentional choices to create a more fulfilling life.
Brad Frost
One of the most important books I've recently read is 4000 Weeks: Time Management for Mortals: Thanks for surfacing it, @addyosmani! #smashingconf      source
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Finding Your Element
How to Discover Your Talents and Passions and Transform Your Life
Ken Robinson - 2013-05-21
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Discover your natural talents and passions with inspirational and practical guidance from the bestselling author of The Element. This long-awaited companion helps readers answer important questions about self-improvement, creativity, and personal transformation. With concern growing over the economy, education, and the environment, Finding Your Element comes at a critical time when connecting to our personal talents has never been more important. Regardless of your age or occupation, if you're searching for your Element, this book is for you.
Brad Frost
@robweychert @scottmccloud It truly is a conundrum, especially as our collective energy stores have been depleted over the last few years. I found these books do a great job at helping explicitly navigate the tension between Employment and Passions: - -      source
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The Element
How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything
Ken Robinson - 2009-01-08
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Discover the point at which natural talent meets personal passion in this breakthrough book about achievement by Ken Robinson. "The Element" draws on the inspiring stories of a wide range of people, from ex-Beatle Paul McCartney to writer Arianna Huffington. Robinson explores the power of imagination and creativity, as well as the importance of commitment to our own capabilities. With humor and insight, Robinson shows that age and occupation are no barrier to finding our path and helping others to do the same. "The Element" offers an essential strategy for transforming education, business, and communities to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century.
Brad Frost
@robweychert @scottmccloud It truly is a conundrum, especially as our collective energy stores have been depleted over the last few years. I found these books do a great job at helping explicitly navigate the tension between Employment and Passions: - -      source
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Art Direction for the Web
Andy Clarke - 2019-04-01
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Learn how to art-direct compelling and effective experiences across devices and platforms with this eBook. Based on the author's twenty years of experience and interviews with expert art directors and designers, discover why art direction matters and how to apply techniques that will make your web designs more effective at communicating, persuading, and selling. Explore the work of some of the most influential art directors and learn how to apply their thinking to web design, including principles of design, directing grids, type, pictures, and more. Whether you're an experienced designer or just starting out, Art Direction for the Web will help take your web designs to the next level.
Brad Frost
Checking out Art Direction for the Web by @Malarkey, which looks like a great book on using modern web techniques to create designs that are truly of the web:      source
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Form Design Patterns
Adam Silver - 2018-10-01
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This book delves into the world of form design, tackling the problem of poorly designed forms on the web. Through step-by-step guides and real-world examples, readers will learn how to design simple, robust, and intuitive forms that offer a smooth user experience, as well as a close-to-exhaustive list of components delivered as a design system to use in their own projects. The book covers a range of form types, including registration, checkout, flight booking, login, inbox, search, filter, and upload forms. It examines crucial patterns, such as validation, and explores the use of ARIA to deliver custom form components that are progressively enhanced, responsive, accessible, and interoperable on any device.
Brad Frost
I just finished up the Form Design Patterns book by @adambsilver by @smashingmag. It's a fantastic deep dive into creating intuitive, accessible forms.      source