Book ‘Ikigai’ by Héctor García & Francesc Miralles

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“Workers looking for more fulfilling positions should start by identifying their ikigai.” ― Business Insider. “One of the unintended — yet positive—consequences of the [pandemic] is that it is forcing people to reevaluate their jobs, careers, and lives. Use this time wisely, find your personal ikigai, and live your best life.” ― Forbes. 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. Having a strong sense of ikigai—where what you love, what you’re good at, what you can get paid for, and what the world needs all overlap — means that each day is infused with meaning...
Publisher: Penguin Life; Illustrated edition (August 29, 2017)  Pages: 208 pages  ISBN-10: 0143130722  ISBN-13: 978-0143130727  ASIN:‎ B01NAG34EH

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Francesc Miralles is an award-winning author who has written a number of bestselling books. Born in Barcelona, he studied journalism, English literature, and German and has worked as an editor, a translator, a ghost writer, and a musician. His novel Love in Lowercase has been translated into twenty languages. Hector Garcia is a citizen of Japan, where he has lived for over a decade, and of Spain, where he was born. A former software engineer, he worked at CERN in Switzerland before moving to Japan, where he developed voice recognition software and the technology needed for Silicon Valley startups to enter the Japanese market. He is the creator of the popular blog kirainet.com and the author of A Geek in Japan, a #1 bestseller in Japan.