Ikigai 1

The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

by Fracesc Miralles and Héctor García

Hardback Publication Date: 21/09/2017

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2014 offered The life-changing magic of tidying 2016 surrounded us with hygge In 2017, we’ll discover our ikigai… Ikigai the Japanese secret to a long and happy life from the world’s longest living people.

Discover the Japanese secret to a long and happy life with the internationally bestselling guide to ikigai.

The people of Japan believe that everyone has an ikigai a reason to jump out of bed each morning. And according to the residents of the Japanese island of Okinawa the world’s longest-living people finding it is the key to a longer and more fulfilled life.

Inspiring and comforting, this book will give you the life-changing tools to uncover your personal ikigai. It will show you how to leave urgency behind, find your purpose, nurture friendships and throw yourself into your passions.

Bring meaning and joy to your every day with ikigai.

'Ikigai gently unlocks simple secrets we can all use to live long, meaningful, happy lives. Science-based studies weave beautifully into honest, straight-talking conversation you won’t be able to put down. Warm, patient, and kind, this book pulls you gently along your own journey rather than pushing you from behind.' Neil Pasricha, bestselling author of The Happiness Equation

ISBN:
9781786330895
9781786330895
Category:
Assertiveness
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
21-09-2017
Language:
English
Publisher:
Penguin Random House
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
208
Dimensions (mm):
184x136x23mm
Weight:
0.25kg
Fracesc Miralles

Francesc Miralles is the award-winning and internationally bestselling author of books about how to live well, together with the novels Love in Small Letters and Wabi-Sabi.

Alongside Héctor García, he was welcomed to Okinawa in Japan, where the inhabitants live for longer than in any other place in the world.

There they had the chance to interview more than a hundred villagers about their philosophy for a long and happy life.

Héctor García

Héctor García is a citizen of Japan, where he has lived for over a decade, and of Spain, where he was born.

He is the author of several books about Japanese culture, including two worldwide bestsellers, A Geek in Japan and Ikigai.

A former software engineer, he worked at CERN in Switzerland before moving to Japan.

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  • Ikigai

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    This book is a great read, very inspirational