Bring meaning and joy to your every day with the internationally bestselling guide to Ikigai. The people of Japan believe that everyone has an Ikigai-a reason for being; the thing that gets you out of bed each morning. And according to the residents of the Japanese island of Okinawa-the worlds longest-living people-finding it is the key to a longer and more fulfilled life. Inspiring and comforting, 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 happiness in every day?
THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER ‘Ikigai – The Japanese secret to a long and happy life’ has been a topic of discussion in literature world.
We all have an ikigai.
It’s the Japanese word for ‘a reason to live’ or ‘a reason to jump out of bed in the morning’.
It’s the place where your needs, desires, ambitions, and satisfaction meet. A place of balance. Small wonder that finding your ikigai is closely linked to living longer.
Finding your ikigai is easier than you might think. This book will help you work out what your own ikigai really is, and equip you to change your life. You have a purpose in this world: your skills, your interests, your desires and your history have made you the perfect candidate for something. All you have to do is find it.
Do that, and you can make every single day of your life joyful and meaningful.