While there are benefits to Marie Kondo's theory, it's not a solution that works for everyone.
Backlash to the Netflix show ignores an essential aspect of the KonMari method: Its Shinto roots.
The violence apparently stemmed from a family feud.
Cultures around the globe celebrate birth in unique ways.
Fushimi-Inari Taisha by Paolo Piccoli on 500px Take a virtual walk down the fiery red-orange gates of the shrine: Fushimi
Beautiful Meiji Shrine is already on most tour itineraries. The perfect stop before or after a ramble through Harajuku. Two very different -- but always compatible -- sides of this culture.
These narratives imbue Mount Kōya with a profound sanctity, a serenity that one finds at a sacred site believed to be inhabited by miracle-working saints and resident deities.
The hope is that, listening to such wisdom can point toward ways to confront the threats that face our forests and our environment and give us the wisdom and determination to act upon them.
Director Thomas Balmès has a much simpler mission in Babies, but with a somewhat similar goal: Travel the world, capture