My Long Life

A Guided Journal for Designing a Life of Love, Purpose, Well-Being, and Friendship at Any Age


By Ayse Birsel

Formats and Prices




$22.99 CAD


This item is a preorder. Your payment method will be charged immediately, and the product is expected to ship on or around December 6, 2022. This date is subject to change due to shipping delays beyond our control.

Craft a long life you'll love with this interactive, illustrated guided journal, filled with dozens of prompts and questions about  love, purpose, well-being, and friendship. 
  • Deluxe guided journal: This flexi-bound journal features two-color line illustrations throughout on woodfree uncoated paper perfect for writing, sketching, and dreaming. 
  • Based on Design the Long Life You Love by Ayse BirselMy Long Life is a guided journal companion to Design the Long Life You Love by renowned industrial designer, author, and teacher Ayse Birsel. In this guided journal readers will draw on Ayse's design principles, including deconstruction:reconstruction, collaboration, holistic thinking, and more to explore their own plans, goals, and dreams for long life.  
  •  Filled with dozens of prompts for designing your long life: Focused on the four pillars of Love, Purpose, Well-Being, and Friendship, My Long Life includes dozens of questions, interactive exercises, thought-starters, and sketching activities to unlock creative thinking.
  • Includes 4 sheets of bonus stickers: Readers can customize their journaling experience with the enclosed sticker sheets.


On Sale
Dec 6, 2022
Page Count
176 pages
RP Studio

Ayse Birsel

About the Author

Ayse (pronounced Eye-Shay) Birsel is one of the world’s leading industrial designers. She has designed hundreds of products, from toilet seats to office systems to potato peelers to concept cars. You’ve probably held or sat on something she has designed for Herman Miller Knoll, Target, or Toyota, among many others. Her work has earned her several nicknames—Queen of Toilets, Queen Bee (for offices), and Design Evangelista. Interior Design Magazine awarded her Best of Year Industrial designer of 2020. She is one of the Most Creative People in Business according to Fast Company. She was recognized as one of the top eight coaches in the world by Thinkers50 Marshall Goldsmith Distinguished Achievement Award for Coaching and Mentoring. She is the author of Design the Life You Love and is recognized as "The #1 Coach for Life Design.” Her work can be found in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Ayse was born in Turkey and came to New York City with a Fulbright scholarship, where she now lives and works.

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