By reading this koob, you will learn how the Japanese philosophy of wabi sabi can help you discover beauty in the everyday, remember life’s brevity, and feel gratitude no matter the life circumstance.
You will also learn how:
Wabi sabi is a response to life’s imperfect, unfinished, and temporary beauty
Your home, career, and relationships are all works in progress
Nature and the Japanese tea ceremony evoke truths about life’s brevity, relationships, and the part you play in the grand scheme of things
Wabi sabi can help you reexamine failure, learn to forgive, and to let go
In today’s fast-paced, materialistic world focused on money, work, and appearances, people are overworked and unsatisfied, desiring a more simplistic and purposeful life. The Japanese wisdom of wabi sabi teaches a life in touch with nature, an acceptance of life’s fleeting moments, and a practice of minimalism. Although the Japanese have no sweeping definition of wabi sabi, many people intuitively understand its principles through daily experiences. Are you ready to slow down and simplify things in order to discover life’s precious yet ephemeral beauty?