What Japanese Reverence for the Seasons Can Teach You About a Joyful Life

Illustrations by Kaki Okumura

What is ‘mono no aware’?

When I first moved to Japan, I didn’t quite understand the attention placed on the seasons. People talked about the changing seasons over tea, during phone calls, and even in emails like it was…

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Born in Dallas, raised in New York and Tokyo. I care about helping others learn to live a better, healthier life. My site: www.kakikata.space 🌱

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Kaki Okumura

Kaki Okumura

Born in Dallas, raised in New York and Tokyo. I care about helping others learn to live a better, healthier life. My site: www.kakikata.space 🌱

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