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Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life Contributor(s): Kempton, Beth (Author)

Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life Contributor(s): Kempton, Beth (Author)

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Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life
Contributor(s): Kempton, Beth (Author)
ISBN: 0062905155    EAN: 9780062905154
Publisher: Harper 
US SRP: $21.99 US
Binding: Hardcover
Pub Date: December 31, 2018
Physical Info: 1.2" H x 7.1" L x 5.1" W (1.1 lbs) 256 pages

Wabi sabi is a captivating concept from Japanese aesthetics, which helps us to see beauty in imperfection, appreciate simplicity and accept the transient nature of all things. The timeless wisdom of wabi sabi is more relevant than ever for modern life, as we search for new ways to approach life's challenges.

The definitive guide that teaches you how to use the Japanese concept of wabi sabi to reshape every area of your life and find happiness right where you are.

Fed up with the exhausting challenges of our fast-paced, consumption-driven existence, millions of people around the world are turning to timeless cultural traditions to find true meaning. In this transformative handbook, Beth Kempton introduces you to wabi sabi ("wah-bi sah-bi"), a captivating concept from Japanese aesthetics that offers a whole new way of looking at the world.

With roots in Zen and the Way of Tea, wabi sabi teaches you to see beauty in imperfection, appreciate simplicity, and accept the transient nature of all things. It inspires you to simplify everything and concentrate on what truly matters. Filled with simple yet profound wisdom, Wabi Sabi will help you slow down, reconnect with nature, and be gentler on yourself.

From honoring the rhythm of the seasons to creating a welcoming home, from reframing failure to aging with grace, Wabi Sabi teaches you find more joy and inspiration throughout your perfectly imperfect life.

Beth Kempton has a Masters Degree in Japanese and has spent many years living and working in Japan. Over the years she has studied papermaking, flower arranging, pottery, calligraphy, the tea ceremony and weaving in Japan. Collectively these experiences have led to a deep love the country and a rare understanding of cultural and linguistic nuances. As founder and CEO of Do What You Love, Beth has produced and delivered online course and workshops that have helped thousands of people all over the world. Her blog was recently named Best Happiness Blogs on the Planet.

 

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