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7 Japanese aesthetic principles to change your thinking - Garr Reynold

Seven principles for changing your perception

Kanso (簡素) Simplicity or elimination of clutter. Things are expressed in a plain, simple, natural manner. Reminds us to think not in terms of decoration but in terms of clarity, a kind of clarity that may be achieved through omission or exclusion of the non-essential.

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Japanese spa day in New York

In some cultures, the first 40 days after giving birth is seen as a special time of recovery, and in those cultures women are given massages every day for the 40 days (also known as the ‘fourth trimester’ following pregnancy). 465 more words

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