Have you thought about simplifying your life? Find inspiration from men and women who left behind their mainstream lives in urban Japan to live surrounded by the luxuries of nature, art, friends, delicious food, and an abundance of time. Andy Couturier shares images and stories of these remarkable people from his book, The Abundance of Less. He spent four years studying sustainable living in rural Japan in preparation. Andy is also author of Writing Open the Mind and A Different Kind of Luxury, and a former writer for The Japan Times.