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A Little Book of Japanese Contentments by Erin Niimi Longhurst

A richly illustrated journey through Japanese culture that leads to a more mindful and gratified life. 

With the longest healthy life spans in the world, Japanese people understand the art of living well. With A Little Book of Japanese Contentments, anyone can explore the timeless philosophies as they relate to almost every aspect of life.

• Provides easy-to-follow exercises to inspire those who want to live a happier, more balanced life
• Includes sections on kokoro (heart and mind) and karada (body), plus a guide on how to form and nurture good habits. Also 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
• Features an exquisite layout filled with aesthetically pleasing photographs and illustrations that help capture the culture and bring it to life.

A richly illustrated journey through Japanese culture that leads to a more mindful and gratified life. 

With the longest healthy life spans in the world, Japanese people understand the art of living well. With A Little Book of Japanese Contentments, anyone can explore the timeless philosophies as they relate to almost every aspect of life.

• Provides easy-to-follow exercises to inspire those who want to live a happier, more balanced life
• Includes sections on kokoro (heart and mind) and karada (body), plus a guide on how to form and nurture good habits. Also 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
• Features an exquisite layout filled with aesthetically pleasing photographs and illustrations that help capture the culture and bring it to life.

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