I recently picked up a copy of Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life by Beth Kempton. It’s concise, not overly prescriptive, and unafraid to approach lessons with a modern lens. Here are some of my takeaways. Intertwine Yourself with Nature Wabi sabi, as evident in the eponymous book, is an elusive term.
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The Design of Everyday Things by Don Norman is a succinct and clear explanation of design principles. Here are some raw notes on what effective product design looks like. People-Product Interactions There are six principles of design Norman illustrates: Discoverability — How easy is it for a person to understand what actions are possible? Discoverability
The true reality of love wasn’t always obvious to me. What has been shrouded by society is the fact that love doesn’t even have to be between two people. Nor is love bound by physics. Or time. Or much at all. When my grandmother passed away, what really passed away? Does the fact that her