Wabi-sabi (侘寂) represents a comprehensive Japanese world view or aesthetic centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection. The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is “imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete.” I love this idea. Wabi Sabi is all about accepting imperfection and accepting that most things are imperfect, incomplete and impermanent. It … Read more
noun Power to endure or to persevere in an activity; stamina. In our fast paced world, those who can focus and dedicate themselves to something, seeing it through to completion, are often those who succeed. Sitzfleisch is a German term for such “staying power”, translating directly as sitzen ‘sit’ + Fleisch ‘flesh’. If you are … Read more
Hygge is a concept that evokes “coziness”, particularly when relaxing with good friends or loved ones and while enjoying good food. Christmas time, when loved ones sit close together on a cold rainy night, is a true moment of hygge.