Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life

Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life The Japanese concept of Wabi-sabi can shape our lives for the better. Based on simplicity, impermanence, and imperfection, Wabi-sabi acts as an antidote to the consumerism and fast pace of modern living. Through simplicity and the acceptance of our flaws and impermanence, it allows us to see…

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Why should we care about sustainable fashion?

Why should we care about sustainable fashion? My friend, Kiko Hirakawa, who works in Paris as an ethical fashion model and activist. She cares about ethics and sustainability. She urges everyone to act for change and we should support her movement.   Why? Each year 8.9 million tons of clothes end up in landfills. The…

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Gratitude Brings Happiness

Gratitude Brings Happiness“Enjoy the little things. For one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Brault Gratitude in all forms is associated with happiness. Whether we say ‘thank you’ to someone or receive the same from others, the feeling it brings is that of pure satisfaction and encouragement.…

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Calming Sense Practices

Calming Sense Practices The coronavirus or COVID-19 outbreak upsets everyday life around the world, forcing us indoors, we’re seeing social distancing, working from home, and online-schooling.   These are certainly interesting times we’re living in. We have choices about how we respond. We can be practical without panic and even find the blessings amid the…

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BORE YOURSELF by Jahn Tang

BORE YOURSELF by Jahn Tang For many of us, daily life seems to have become a never-ending list of things to be done and tasks to be completed – get up early, make breakfast, pack a lunch, get the kids to school, reply to those emails and on and on. Life will always be busy…

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Why Helping Others Actually Helps Yourself?

Why Helping Others Actually Helps Yourself? “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” ― Charles Dickens Could create your character be likened to an artist creating a sculpture? You will still be somebody. You will always be alive but might have a personality rather than a character.   But…

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Begin your magic morning!

Begin your magic morning! With every sunrise comes opportunity. Each day is a clean state with another chance at getting it right and moving you closer to the goal line. Regardless of what happened yesterday or recently, this is a chance to start each morning anew. I make sure that I own the morning, and…

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Diet alone is not working, apply a holistic mindset!

Diet alone is not working, apply a holistic mindset! I am sure many of us have been there. You have tried many types of diets, but nothing is working. Diet is not the only area of your life to check for losing extra weight. It does not work to only focus on calories in and…

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Health Benefits of Feel Good X

Health Benefits of Feel Good X FeelGoodX changed my relationship with food. I remember going on the particular detox program and waking up at 5 a.m. to meditate and exercise. FeelGoodX has allowed me to be kinder to myself and helped me learn to make more thoughtful choices for myself. Eating healthy foods wasn’t an…

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Improve Myself with Writing

Improve Myself with Writing There are two sides to each piece of writing: the writing and the reading. As a person who determines to become continually better, more mindful, more aware of our processes and reactions – writing is an essential tool. I wrote FeelGoodX because I discovered that to have the discipline of writing…

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Living by Principles

Living by Principles I’m reading Principles by Ray Dalio. Ray Dalio, who is an investor. Some of the ways he invests are long-term and similar to Buffett-style value investing, and some of it is more speculative. He founded what is now the world’s largest hedge fund, called Bridgewater. And he’s a billionaire. Of course, he’s…

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