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10 thoughts on “Wabi Sabi

  1. says:

    A book less about a Japanese design or art style than on a way of living The four concepts of Japanese style from

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    Well researched but the uality of the writing feels cluttered and confused at times Is this an academic style treatment or a self help book tinged with Japanese philosophy or something in between? I worry it's a little too complex for the average reader that'd normally pick up this kind of book lured in by the beautiful binding and cover art The book starts decently with a good d scriptions of wabi sabi but eventually b

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    At the risk of sounding harsh and unfair I am giving this book a lukewarm 2 stars The core philosophy of the book is inte

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    Beth's wonderful book Wabi Sabi allows you to invite some authentic Japanese pearls of wisdom into your life without having to shell out for the airfare Wabi Sabi is well researched and insightful full of wonderful personal anecdotes and experiences and is written by someone who has clearly immersed herself into Japanese culture far beyond a typical western visitor might do This book gives practical information and ideas on accepting imper

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    Lovely little book on bringing peace less stress calm joy less clutter etc into one's lifeI loved it

  6. says:

    Wabi Sabi by Beth Kempton is a self help book that tries to explain how a Japanese philosophy can help people look at thei

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    This is a book that seduced me with the cover and has inspired me with the contentsI found this to be a little gem of a book full of wonderful little anecdotes and genuinely useful hints and advice on how to achieve your own little piece of 'wabi sabi' in your day to day life even the smallest of chores can bring joy if you look at them diff

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    An interesting way of looking at life but I feel some bits kinda dragged on where it wasn't needed I also wasn't sure if this book was meant to be a self help kinda book or something else entirely? Still it was a book that made me sit and ponder at times

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    Wabi sabi is a feeling not a style Wabisabi styled home does not make sense to meI agree with the idea that everyone is capable of feeling wa

  10. says:

    It's got one bit I really like about wabi sabi other japanese philosophies aesthetics and experiences from an outside perspective Learning about the 72 microseasons and such was very interesting Then the other part is pure self help bs about l

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'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 Feast A whole new way of looking at the world and your life inspired by centuries old Japanese wisdom Wabi sabi wah bi sah bi is a captivating concept from Japanese aesthetics which helps us to see beauty in imperfection appreciate simplicity and accept the tran. At the risk of sounding harsh and unfair I am giving this book a lukewarm 2 stars The core philosophy of the book is interesting and I enjoyed the author s Japanese pronunciation very much yes random and weird comment I know but other than that I was left unimpressed I had 3 main issues with this book 1 Its approach to the imperfect is perfect philosophy is too superficial with freuent repetitions of the phrase but little in depth exploration of the concept I may be biased since I am not unfamiliar with the Japanese culture myself and maybe expected too much out of a book whose purpose seems to be to introduce westerners to an eastern culture2 The Japanese references which were way too many and way too specific made this book sound like a fan girl s serenade to Japan and Japanese culture adding little to the actual content3 The advice and tools provided to implement the imperfection is perfection philosophy are almost non existent limited to 2 3 generic uestions at a time and yet frustratingly the author keeps referring back to them in every chapter as if they are the most helpful part of the book The Illusionists us to see beauty in imperfection appreciate simplicity and accept the tran. At the risk of sounding harsh and Planet of the Bugs unfair I am giving this book a lukewarm 2 stars The core philosophy of the book is interesting and I enjoyed the author s Japanese pronunciation very much yes random and weird comment I know but other than that I was left Fishes of the Open Ocean unimpressed I had 3 main issues with this book 1 Its approach to the imperfect is perfect philosophy is too superficial with freuent repetitions of the phrase but little in depth exploration of the concept I may be biased since I am not Out of Bounds (Boundaries, unfamiliar with the Japanese culture myself and maybe expected too much out of a book whose purpose seems to be to introduce westerners to an eastern culture2 The Japanese references which were way too many and way too specific made this book sound like a fan girl s serenade to Japan and Japanese culture adding little to the actual content3 The advice and tools provided to implement the imperfection is perfection philosophy are almost non existent limited to 2 3 generic Grass, Sky, Song uestions at a time and yet frustratingly the author keeps referring back to them in every chapter as if they are the most helpful part of the book

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Wabi Sabi

Sient nature of all things With roots in zen and the way of tea the timeless wisdom of wabi sabi is relevant 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 simpl. Wabi Sabi by Beth Kempton is a self help book that tries to explain how a Japanese philosophy can help people look at their own lives from a different perspective Kempton spends the first half of the book providing context and explanations The second half spends time on the self help aspects I enjoyed the personal stories Kempton included which I thought helped build some credibility Cultural ideas can get easily distorted during the translation process so it helps to see that the author had than a tourist s understanding of Japanese culture The idea of wabi sabi is not new but Kempton s way of presenting it helped remind me to be less critical of myself and the world around me I particularly like her emphasis on nature and time I tend to move at the pace of technology instead of the other way around but while I was reading I was reminded to slow down I remembered that silence and contemplation can be impactful than many explanations And each moment is valuable because it will not come again Overall I liked it for a self help book because it helped me reflect rather than follow a to do list Encounters with Rauschenberg understanding of Japanese culture The idea of wabi sabi is not new but Kempton s way of presenting it helped remind me to be less critical of myself and the world around me I particularly like her emphasis on nature and time I tend to move at the pace of technology instead of the other way around but while I was reading I was reminded to slow down I remembered that silence and contemplation can be impactful than many explanations And each moment is valuable because it will not come again Overall I liked it for a self help book because it helped me reflect rather than follow a to do list

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Ify 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 find joy and inspiration throughout your perfectly imperfect life This 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. This is a book that seduced me with the cover and has inspired me with the contentsI found this to be a little gem of a book full of wonderful little anecdotes and genuinely useful hints and advice on how to achieve your own little piece of wabi sabi in your day to day life even the smallest of chores can bring joy if you look at them differently and that is a big theme running throughout this little book it seems to be about how you look at a situation and how then to deal with it Life isn t going to be perfect all the time and I think a lot of self help books talk down to the reader by getting them to try and achieve this fantasy lifestyle But that wasn t the message I gleamed from this book it looks in to the Japanese way of life and the people their affinity with nature and the slower pace of life that seems to bring happiness to their lives through the smallest things that many of us take for granted or even miss noticing altogetherThere are personal stories from the author about their time in Japan which gives a good insight into living there day to day alongside helpful hints on making your life work a little better for you by slowing down and to stop trying to live the perfect unreal life humans get pleasure from many different things so find what makes you happy and do of thatThere are also tips on how to declutter much needed for me and hopefully will help me learn to let go of things easily as well as looking at the subjects of finance work relationships and home and applying wabi sabi to those elements of your lifeA wonderful little book