The Abundance of Less The Abundance of Less

The Abundance of Less

Lessons in Simple Living from Rural Japan

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Publisher Description

Inspiring stories of 10 people who left urban Japan to live ‘the simple life’ in the rural mountains—for anyone interested in sustainable living, Japanese counterculture, and Eastern spirituality
 
“Subversive in the best possible way.” —Bill McKibben, New York Times–bestselling author

The Abundance of Less captures the texture of sustainable lives well lived in these ten profiles of ordinary—yet exceptional—men and women who left behind mainstream existences in urban Japan to live surrounded by the luxuries of nature, art, friends, delicious food, and an abundance of time. Drawing on traditional Eastern spiritual wisdom and culture, these pioneers describe the profound personal transformations they underwent as they escaped the stress, consumerism, busyness, and dependence on technology of modern life.
 
This intimate and evocative book tells of their fulfilling lives as artists, philosophers, and farmers who rely on themselves for happiness and sustenance. By inviting readers to enter into the essence of these individuals’ days, Couturier shows us how we too can bring more meaning and richness to our own lives.

GENRE
Lifestyle & Home
RELEASED
2017
August 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
432
Pages
PUBLISHER
North Atlantic Books
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
56.7
MB

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