Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

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Penguin Random House, 7.09.2017 г. - 208 страници
Bring meaning and joy to all your days with the internationally bestselling guide to ikigai. According to the Japanese, everyone has an ikigai - a reason for living. And according to the residents of the Japanese island of Okinawa - the world's longest-living people - finding it is the key to a happier and longer life. Inspiring and soothing, this book will bring you closer to these centenarians' secrets: how they leave urgency behind; keep doing what they love for as long as possible; nurture friendships; live in the moment; participate in their communities and throw themselves into their passions. And it provides practical tools to help you discover your own personal ikigai. Because who doesn't want to find the joy in every day?

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This is listed as being a guide to the concept of ikigai. I think this booklet mentions it only a few times and never really explains it. There was more information on Wikipedia. Instead, this just ... Прочетете пълната рецензия

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Hector Garcia (Author) Hector Garcia 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.Francesc Miralles (Author) 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 Hector Garcia, 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.

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