A thoughtful, well-researched destination to explore how our individual decisions not only affect ourselves, but other people, our culture, and the planet.
Although adamant about not making Philosophy of Leisure about herself, we couldn’t resist sharing more with you about who’s behind this brand. Our founder DeeAnne Chomiak, can be described as many things, answers to many names, is known for many accomplishments over her lifetime, and is well-loved for all the attributes of herself – which […]
July 7, 2021
As we’ve detailed in a post about our philosophy here, our ethos is largely centered around the notion of leisure and embracing a lifestyle of a slower, gentler footprint, and also a mindset of ease and equanimity. It values craftsman, artisanal practices over fast, mass-produced goods, with the phrase “buy less, choose well, make it […]
July 1, 2021
Somewhere along the way our society decided that being busy was a status symbol. And technological advances have enabled, and encouraged, us to be always available.
Yet leisure and rest help us to think more clearly, decide more logically, consume more wisely, innovate and create more freely, and connect more deeply. It's about having the space to build the life we choose, rather than having one thrust upon us, by default.