Harmony

Underneath the joy we find in a well-organized closet or a perfectly symmetrical seashell lie powerful principles of balance and rhythm, which together create a feeling of joyful harmony. Order in nature frequently suggests the presence of life, and is often associated with wellbeing and safety. The symmetrical shapes and geometric patterns of the harmony aesthetic combat a sense of disorder or chaos in the outer world, and enables the smooth flow of daily life, both physically and mentally.

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The Aesthetics of Joy is a guide to finding happiness in the world around you. We bring you insights from the latest research on happiness and inspiration for creating a more joyful, colorful life.