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The Ikigai Journey

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Author: Hector Garcia
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  • Author : Hector Garcia
  • Publisher : Tuttle Publishing
  • Edition : 2021
  • Language : English
  • Genre : Business
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In The Ikigai Journey, authors Hector Garcia and Francesc Miralles take their international bestseller Ikigai: the Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life a step further by showing you how to find your own ikigai through practical exercises, such as employing new habits and stepping outside your comfort zone.

Ikigai is the place where our passion (what we love), mission (what we hope to contribute), vocation (the gifts we have to offer the world) and profession (how our passions and talents can become a livelihood) converge, giving us a personal sense of meaning. This book helps you bring together all of these elements so that you can enjoy a balanced life.

Our ikigai is very similar to change: it is a constant that transforms depending on which phase of life we are in. Our "reason for being" is not the same at 15 as it is at 70. Through three sections, this book helps you to accept and embrace that―acting as a tool to revolutionize your future by helping you to understand the past, so you can enjoy your present.

Section 1―Journey Through the Future: Tokyo (a symbol of modernity and innovation)
Section 2―Journey Through the Past: Kyoto (an ancient capital moored in tradition)
Section 3―Journey Through the Present: Ise (an ancient shrine that is destroyed and rebuilt every twenty years)

Japan has one of the longest life spans in the world, and the greatest number of centenarians―many of whom cite their strong sense of ikigai as the basis for their happiness and longevity. Unlike many "self-care" practices, which require setting aside time in an increasingly busy world, the ikigai method helps you find peace and fulfillment in your busy life.

From the Back Cover

 THE IKIGAI JOURNEY invites us on a journey to our passion and our purpose, carrying us to such station as:

What lies ahead- what are our hopes for the future?

How can we set personal goals, and what tools and pathways will help us to reach them without delays or distractions?

Lessons from the past- what can be learned from our experiences and decisions, both good and bad ?

How can we turn our experiences into lights that illuminate our present and future paths?

 How are we living now-what must we do to live right now, moment by moment, our fullest and happiest lives?

THE IKIGAI JOURNEY shares 35 different routes with practical exercises for reaching our chosen destinations, all the while nurturing and bringing out the happiness and well-being that lie within us.


About the Author

Hector Garcia:
Francesc Miralles is a lecturer and award-winning author of bestselling books in the areas of health and spirituality. Born in Barcelona, he studied journalism, English literature and German philology, and has worked as a translator, editor, art therapist and musician. His novel Love in Lowercase has been translated into 28 languages.
Hector Garcia was born in Spain and worked at CERN in Switzerland before moving to Japan, his home of more than 15 years. In Japan he developed voice recognition software and the technology for young Silicon Valley companies to enter the Japanese market. His popular blog led to his internationally successful book A Geek In Japan.