(E–pub) [Japonisme] BY Erin Niimi Longhurst
Bat Ode gWas thinking to stop reading when reached half but OK OK it had some interesting stuff that was unknown Writting style is very boring and not catching Facts are dry and based too much on personal experience Some chapters were really boring anave nothing Really didn t enjoyed the book and can t understand the hype behind Take small iterative steps Take the time to check in with yourself and others and reflect without being too self critical Find balance take breaks savour the silence Get started Embrace
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A Japanese inspired uide to living a happier fulfilled lifeJaponisme explores the Japanese art of findingcontentment and includes practical tips and tricksto live a happier healthier thoughtful lifeWhat is your ikigai purpose How do you practice mindfulness in the unpredict. In all this book is worth its salt if YOU RE LOOKING TO DIP YOUR TOES INTO THE re looking to dip your toes into the lifestyle enre This is one of the most aesthetic looking books I have ever owned It was promising at first sight and certainly worth keeping It s enerally a short and easy read on a topic I am rather interested in But when I put it down and ask myself what I have learned the truth is not much I am contemplating learning ikebana or chado but aside from these considerations this isn t some life changing book I was imagining it to be It s really just a scrapbook of random snippets about Japanese culture shallow self help *advice walk in the forest be mindful find *walk in the forest be mindful find there is something I love besides reading that s certainly travelling And one of the destinations I keep closest to my heart is and will always be Japan I have always regarded Japanese culture with fascination It is unclear for me why everybody rates this so high Yes it s a soothing book that is pleasant to browse through with lot s of pictures But that s about it the lack of any reference material is troubling Japonisme only hits the absolute surface of these Japanese terms and philosophies that have to be looked up in other in depth books if you re interested in actually fully rasping these concepts It s nice but not ood enough This is one of the most beautiful books I have read It s so delicate personal and approachable with every aspect of Japanese culture it discusses The photography within it is breath taking This book is a must have for anyone who enjoys the Japanese culture and lifestyle and I would recommend it to anyone looking to make small but impactful changes in their life THE DANISH HAVE HYGGE ITALIANS HAVE DOLCE FAR NIENTE Danish have Hygge Italians have Dolce far Niente the Japanesewell they just seem to have everything covered in the art of living a calm peaceful and productive life Japanisme is a wonderful book I have always been interested in their traditions and ceremonies and devoured the wisdom within it s pages It will be a well thumbed uide for me if only just to remind myself to sometimes stop Every thing in the Japanese way of life has a meaning everything is done with mindfulness and ritualIn three parts this book covers life food crafts self improvement and Boggs: A Comedy of Values generally helps us find peace and contentment Our lives are a continuous rush toet things done and rarely do we enjoy the process we do not take time to please ourselves and find time to relax With the tips and information provided there are recipes also included we can at least find small steps to enrich and improve our daily habits It is a must have for those of us who need personal time and cannot find a way to have of it. Orate aspects of Japonisme into our daily livesEnhance your lifestyle and enrich your mind by looking at lifethrough the lens of wabi sabi the transient nature of lifekintsugi repairing broken ceramics with old or kaizenhabit forming techniues in an accessible practical way.
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