Hector Garcia

Ikigai

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Bring meaning and joy to all your days with this internationally bestselling guide to the Japanese concept of ikigai—the happiness of always being busy—as revealed by the daily habits of the world's longest-living people.
«If hygge is the art of doing nothing, ikigai is the art of doing something—and doing it with supreme focus and joy.» —New York Post
“Only staying active will make you want to live a hundred years.” —Japanese proverb
According to the Japanese, everyone has an ikigai—a reason for living. And according to the residents of the Japanese village with the world's longest-living people, finding it is the key to a happier and longer life. Having a strong sense of ikigai—the place where passion, mission, vocation, and profession intersect—means that each day is infused with meaning. It's the reason we get up in the morning. It's also the reason many…
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Книга бесподобна! Сделала себе столько заметок и извлекла объяснения своим некоторым причудам. Кратко и четко обо всем насущном получилось! Понравилось, что автор привел рекомендации к следующему прочтению.

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Very refreshing one, one of the best book I read on 2019

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alvitha amalia
alvitha amaliahas quoted22 days ago
According to Dan Buettner, a National Geographic reporter who knows the country well, having a purpose in life is so important in Japanese culture that our idea of retirement simply doesn’t exist there.
annisaluth
annisaluthhas quotedlast month
Okinawans’ focus on ikigai gives a sense of purpose to each and every day and plays an important role in their health and longevity.
Atika Gumilar
Atika Gumilarhas quoted2 months ago
Only staying active will make you want to live a hundred years.
—Japanese proverb

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