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The wisdom of wabi-sabi
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The wisdom of wabi-sabi

Notoriously elusive, the Japanese philosophy of wabi-sabi underpins much of Japanese culture. And while it’s impossible to distil its essence into a simple description, there are many facets of wabi-sabi that can lead us to live more joyous, fulfilling lives. […]

Practicing gratitude and being thankful
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Practicing gratitude and being thankful

Cultivating a gratitude practice lends itself to a way of being with grace, joy and contentment. Recently, I began a daily gratitude practice. Every morning when I shower, I list 10 things I’m thankful for. On a good day, it […]

Creativity over perfection
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Creativity over perfection

Embracing creativity over perfection is an oscillating process marrying effort with ease. We share how to move forward with courage so you can wholeheartedly create what matters most to you. Have you ever had a “spark” of genius — that […]

Cross cultural parenting
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Cross cultural parenting

We explore what other cultures can teach us about raising well-rounded human beings. The proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child” is a widespread sentiment throughout African cultures. Though there are many variations of the phrase, they all […]

Waste not, want not
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Waste not, want not

Becoming aware of how you utilise the earth’s resources can
help you foster a deeper appreciation of and connection with the
natural world, as well as encourage you to live with less waste.

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Growing & gathering

Growing & gathering an edible garden through the practices of permaculture covers much more than growing food. It’s also a means of connection, community and joy. It’s 10am on a Saturday in spring, the sky is grey and the wind […]

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The art of seeing

Mindful photography, also known as contemplative or Zen photography, allows you to rediscover the art of seeing, become present in each moment and create new conscious rituals. I’ve had a camera in my hand since I can remember, documenting my […]