The Little Book of Ikigai
The Essential Japanese Way to Finding your Purpose in LifeBook - 2017
Ken Mogi identifies five key pillars to ikigai: Pillar 1: Starting small. Pillar 2: Releasing yourself. Pillar 3: Harmony and sustainability. Pillar 4: The joy of little things. Pillar 5: Being in the here and now. The Japanese talk about ikigai as 'a reason to get up in the morning'. The Five Pillars at the heart of everything they do. But how do you find your own ikigai? How does ikigai contribute to happiness? Neuroscientist and bestselling Japanese writer Ken Mogi provides an absorbing insight into this way of life, incorporating scientific research and first-hand experience, and providing a colourful narrative of Japanese culture and history along the way.
Publisher: Quercus Editions Ltd, London : 2017
Branch Call Number: ANF 158.1 MOGI
Characteristics: 195 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm