Ikigai, Hector Garcia
Hector Garcia


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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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It was OK. It tells Nothing new actually. Everybody knows that but difficult to take action .
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noticing our responses, even if they are conditioned by habit, in order to be fully conscious of them.
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A lot of sitting will age you
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Better living through logotherapy: A few key ideas

We don’t create the meaning of our life, as Sartre claimed—we discover it.
We each have a unique reason for being, which can be adjusted or transformed many times over the years.
Just as worry often brings about precisely the thing that was feared, excessive attention to a desire (or “hyper-intention”) can keep that desire from being fulfilled.
Humor can help break negative cycles and reduce anxiety.
We all have the capacity to do noble or terrible things. The side of the equation we end up on depends on our decisions, not on the condition in which we find ourselves.
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