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Author García, Héctor, 1981- author.

Title Ikigai : the Japanese secret to a long and happy life / Héctor García and Francesc Miralles ; translated by Heather Cleary.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Penguin Books, [2017]
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy


Description 194 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
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Note "Originally published in Spanish as Ikigai: Los secretos de Japón para una vida larga y feliz by Ediciones Urano, Barcelona."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary 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. García and Miralles interviewed the residents of the village, and reveals the secrets to their longevity and happiness: how they eat, how they move, how they work, how they foster collaboration and community, and how bring satisfaction to their lives.
Contents Prologue: Ikigai: a mysterious word -- Ikigai: the art of staying young while growing old -- Antiaging secrets: little things that add up to a long and happy life -- From logotherapy to ikigai: how to live longer and better by finding your purpose -- Find flow in everything you do: how to turn work and free time into spaces for growth -- Masters of longevity: words of wisdom from the longest-living people in the world -- Lessons from Japan's centenarians: traditions and proverbs for happiness and longevity -- The ikigai diet: what the world's longest-living people eat and drink -- Gentle movement, longer life: exercises from the East that promote health and longevity -- Resilience and wabi-sabi: how to face life's challenges without letting stress and worry age you -- Epilogue: Ikigai: the art of living.
Subject Longevity -- Japan.
Quality of life.
Added Author Miralles, Francesc, 1968- author.
Cleary, Heather, translator.
Added Title Ikigai. English
Japanese secret to a long and happy life
Other Form: Online version: García, Héctor, 1981- author. Ikigai New York : Penguin Books, [2017] 9781524704551 (DLC) 2017022599
ISBN 9780143130727 hardcover
0143130722 hardcover

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