Pursuing the Excellent Life
April 12, 2023

Embracing impermanence with wabi-sabi: Lessons from nature

In this episode, Craig explores the Japanese aesthetic philosophy of wabi-sabi and how it can help individuals not only accept but embrace the impermanence of life to improve their mental health and overall well-being. Drawing inspiration from nature, Craig discusses how imperfections and aging can add to the beauty of the world and how spending time in nature can cultivate a deeper understanding of wabi-sabi principles. The episode concludes with three practical tips for listeners to develop a wabi-sabi mindset, including spending time in nature, finding beauty in imperfections, and reflecting on how their own imperfections contribute to the unique moments of their lives. Tune in for this insightful conversation on embracing impermanence and flourishing in the present moment.

Live Well and Flourish website: https://www.livewellandflourish.com/

The theme music for Live Well and Flourish was written by Hazel Crossler, hazel.crossler@gmail.com.

Production assistant - Paul Robert