Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life

Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life A truly transformative read Sunday Times STYLE More than ever we need books like this Jessica Seaton Co Founder of Toast and author of Gather Cook FeastA whole new way of looking at the world and your life inspired by centuries old Japanese wisdomWabi sabiwah bi sah biis a captivating concept from Japanese aesthetics which helps us to see beauty in imperfection appreciate simplicity and accept the transient nature of all things With roots in zen and the way of tea the timeless wisdom of wabi sabi isrelevant than ever for modern life as we search for new ways to approach life s challenges and seek meaning beyond materialismWabi sabi is a refreshing antidote to our fast paced consumption driven world which will encourage you to slow down reconnect with nature and be gentler on yourself It will help you simplify everything and concentrate on what really mattersFrom honouring the rhythm of the seasons to creating a welcoming home from reframing failure to ageing with grace wabi sabi will teach you to findjoy and inspiration throughout your perfectly imperfect lifeThis book is the definitive guide to applying the principles of wabi sabi to transform every area of your life and finding happiness right where you are

About the Author: Beth Kempton

Beth Kempton has a Masters Degree in Japanese and has spent many years living and working in Japan which she considers her second home Over the years she has studied Japanese papermaking flower arranging pottery noren making calligraphy the tea ceremony and weaving Collectively these experiences have led to a deep love of the country and a rare understanding of cultural and linguistic nuances She has been inhaling the magic and mystery of Japan and been influenced by its philosophy and aesthetics for over two decades Beth is also an award winning entrepreneur and self help author and co founder of the online design magazine MOYO which is Japanese for pattern She describes herself as a wanderer an adventurer and a seeker of beautyAs Founder and CEO of Do What You Love Beth has produced and delivered online courses and workshops that have helped thousands of people all over the world to discover their passion explore their creativity and live ainspired lifeNamed a Rising Star by Spirit Destiny Magazine Beth was also nominated as Kindred Spirit Magazine Mind Body Spirit Blogger of the Year 2017 Her blog was recently named one of the Best Happiness Blogs on the Planet She is the author of Freedom Seeker LiveWorry less Do what you love Hay House 2017 She previously trained in TV presenter skills at NTV in Tokyo and many moons ago hosted her own TV show on Yamagata Cable Television in northern Japan Beth has written about Japan and Oriental philosophy in various publications including Wanderlust Yoga Magazine and Where Women CreateBeth is the mother of two small girls who fill her with joy every single day wwwbethkemptoncomTune into Beth s podcast The Freedom Seeker Chronicles iTunes Podbean Stitcher listen online via Beth on Instagram bethkempton or on Facebook Twitter dowhatyoulovexx

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