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Awakening your ikigai : how the Japanese wake up to joy and purpose every day

Author: Ken'ichirō Mogi
Publisher: New York : The Experiment, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ikigai is a Japanese phenomenon commonly understood as "your reason to get up in the morning." Ikigai can be small moments: the morning air, a cup of coffee, a compliment. It can also be deep convictions: a fulfilling job, lasting friendships, balanced health. Whether big or small, your ikigai is the path to success and happiness in your own life.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken'ichirō Mogi
ISBN: 1615194754 9781615194759
OCLC Number: 1008876293
Notes: "Originally published in Great Britain as The little book of ikigai by Quercus in 2017"--Title page verso.
Description: viii, 210 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Note to the reader: The five pillars of ikigai --
What is ikigai? --
Your reason to get up in the morning --
Kodawari and the benefits of thinking small --
The sensory beauty of ikigai --
Flow and creativity --
Ikigai and sustainability --
Finding your purpose in life --
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger --
Ikigai and happiness --
Accept yourself for who you are --
Find your own ikigai.
Other Titles: Little book of ikigai
Responsibility: Ken Mogi.

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Ikigai is a Japanese phenomenon commonly understood as "your reason to get up in the morning." Ikigai can be small moments: the morning air, a cup of coffee, a compliment. It can also be deep convictions: a fulfilling job, lasting friendships, balanced health. Whether big or small, your ikigai is the path to success and happiness in your own life.

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