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1069 FM – Crowd Funding Campaigns Give Creatives A Kick Start. (Travis Dolynny from 1069 FM interviews Tamara on her experience launching and preparing for her successful Kickstarter project.)

Tamara Levitt Kickstarter

A Toronto artist, teacher and author has taken a new avenue to get funding to publish her new book.

Tamara Levitt is the founder of Begin Within, where she creates multimedia content that fosters self-awareness, emotional intelligence and interpersonal development. Her passion for teaching children about compassion and self worth led to her writing a book titled, Happiness Doesn’t Come from Headstands.

Happiness Doesn’t Come from Headstands is about a young girl who has a dream to do a headstand, but she just can’t do it. Her resulting feeling of failure makes her unhappy. The story unfolds to gives to children a positive message that just because you have failed, it doesn’t make you a failure. Levitt says it’s kind of an anti-Little Engine that Could message, “My feeling is that helping kids learn how to deal with failure will allow them to navigate through challenges with much more ease…”

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