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A little book of Japanese contentments : ikigai, forest bathing, wabi-sabi, and more

Author: Erin Niimi Longhurst; Ryo Takemasa
Publisher: San Francisco, California : Chronicle Books, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With the longest healthy life spans in the world, Japanese people understand the art of living well. This beautiful book distills traditional Japanese philosophies intrinsic to wellbeing, providing easy-to-follow exercises to inspire those who want to live a happier, more balanced life. With sections on kokoro (heart and mind) and karada (body), plus a guide on how to form and nurture good habits, the book includes  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erin Niimi Longhurst; Ryo Takemasa
ISBN: 9781452174136 145217413X
OCLC Number: 1017604036
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 288 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Kokoro (The heart and mind) --
Karada (The body) --
Shukanka (Forming the habit).
Responsibility: Erin Niimi Longhurst ; illustrations by Ryo Takemasa.

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"With the longest healthy life spans in the world, Japanese people understand the art of living well. This beautiful book distills traditional Japanese philosophies intrinsic to wellbeing, providing easy-to-follow exercises to inspire those who want to live a happier, more balanced life. With sections on kokoro (heart and mind) and karada (body), plus a guide on how to form and nurture good habits, the book includes entries on ikigai (living with purpose), wabi-sabi (the beauty of imperfection and impermanence), shinrinyoku (forest bathing), ikebana (the art of flower arranging), and much more"--Publisher's description.

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