The Power of Philosophy

I stumbled upon this blog post during my Sunday email power-hour reading today.   It describes three Japanese philosophies: Chisoku: learning to be content with what you have versus wanting more.Wabi-Sabi: finding beauty in imperfection.Mitate: every object has more than one purpose. I enjoy reading, learning, and applying philosophies from different cultures. Especially, Roman and Japanese philosophy … Continue reading The Power of Philosophy

Getting there versus being there

“Before you attain it, it’s something wonderful. After you attain it, it’s nothing special.”* It’s in our natural human capacity to overvalue things that are outside of our control and things that we don’t own yet, giving them more significance than they’re originally valued at. More often than not we set goals thinking they’ll change … Continue reading Getting there versus being there