About the Book
About the Book: Ikigai 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
About the Authors:
Hector Garcia : 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.
Fracesc Miralles : Francesc Miralles is the award-winning and internationally bestselling author of books about how to live well. Alongside Hector Garcia, he was welcomed by the mayor 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.
Custmer Reviews :
Nadia King’s review -: I literally inhaled this book. Ikigai is a beautiful book about Japanese culture and discusses the secret to a long and happy life. If you’re interested in Japanese culture and self-development this gorgeous book is for you. Just reading this had a calm and centering effect on me. “Happiness is always determined by your heart.”