Ikigai

Quit smoking for longevity - Letters

SMOKERS are under the fallacy that if they can still run and jump after puffing away for so many years, then their health is not likely to …

Longevity

Goodbye hygge, hello ikigai – the buzzword du jour for living well | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

<b>Ikigai <br>by Hector Garcia and Francesc Miralles (read by Naoko Mori)</b><br>Random House Audiobooks<p>Hygge has had its day, it seems, because the Japanese term</i> …

Breaking the trends: Ikigai

In a crowded market for restorative and quaint lifestyle trends - often imported to the UK, and so little known - <i>ikigai</i> is the new kid on the block. …

'Ikigai' is the Japanese art of finding one's purpose in life

<b>You will find your ikigai at the intersection of what you are good at and what you love doing.</b><p>The quest for happiness is part of being human, and …

Sustainability

Ikigai: Japanese secret to a long, meaningful life

From World Economic Forum: What’s your reason for getting up in the morning? Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl …

World Economic Forum

Is Ikigai the New Hygge?

This Japanese concept might be the secret to finding longevity and purpose in life.<p>By now, you're probably familiar with the buzzword <i>hygge</i>, the …

Happiness

I Follow My Heart To A Good Ecosystem, A Good Team, And A Suboptimal Product Experience

Since April 2003, I have worked at four companies in China and the US: Lenovo, Intel, Google, and currently Uber. With each company, I’ve been asked …

Uber

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long, Happy Life

https://theculturetrip.com/asia/japan/articles/ikigai-the-japanese-secret-to-a-long-happy-life/<p>Culture Trip<p>In Japan there's a specific word that …

Culture

15 Best Books to Guide You on the Road to Self-Care This Fall - Signature

In the Age of Noise<p>In 1993, Norwegian explorer Erling Kagge took a solo trip across Antarctica for fifty days. He was the first person to ever reach the South Pole alone, with only a battery-less radio for company. The long journey was completely life-changing for Kagge, and in this book, he shares …

Happiness

Meditation: The Miracle Life Hack?

We might as well admit it and get this out of the way first: Everyone is looking for a hack. <i>The</i> hack. The <i>one thing</i> that will bring us happiness. The <i>one thing</i> that will make us lose weight. The <i>one thing</i> that will lessen the stress. The search for that critical hack only seems to intensity as we …

Happiness

Discover Your Passion -- Or 'Ikigai' -- With 4 Simple Tips

Earlier this year, a friend from Denmark shared with me how she felt contented and happy in all areas of her life except for her career. She wasn’t sure what she wanted to do and struggled to discover her passion.<p>The question, “how do I know what my passion is?” is one I have asked myself many …

Entrepreneurship

Is Ikigai The Secret To Living A More Fulfilled Life?

Things To Do<p>A new book about a Japanese philosophy offers some very simple secrets to happiness.<p>Everyone is after that elusive secret recipe for …

Happiness

Ikigai Is the Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

Feeling unhappy at work or a little lost in retirement? You need to try this.<p>If you tried the Danish concept of hygge last year, embracing the joy of coziness, then it's time to turn your attention to a new lifestyle principle promising to boost your wellbeing: ikigai.<p>Hailing from the Japanese …

Happiness

Go On a Dumpling Treasure Hunt During DFW’s First Asian Restaurant Week

Score prix-fixe menus at some of the area’s finest hidden gems<p>DFW’s first-ever Asian Restaurant Week has arrived, and it’s essentially a treasure hunt that involves eating a whole lot of dumplings.<p>Starting on Monday, nearly 20 restaurants in Dallas and beyond are now serving special menus that …

Restaurants

Ikigai is the Japanese secret to a long and happy life – and it promises to boost your wellbeing

This is the new lifestyle trend to try...<p><b>If you tried the Danish concept of hygge last year, embracing the joy of cosiness, then it's time to turn</b> …

The Brain

Ikigai Is the Japanese Way of Life That Promises Happiness

The Danish term describing the concept of coziness — hygge — embodies a feeling of warmth, and it was the "it" phrase for the end of 2016. At the …

Happiness

Ikigai: The Japanese secret to a long and happy life

Move over Hygge, this is the new lifestyle trend to try...<p>If you tried the Scandinavian concept of Hygge last year, embracing the joy of cosiness, …

Happiness

Ikigai: Why you need to try the Japanese secret to a long and happy life

From Country Living UK<p>If you tried the Scandinavian concept of Hygge last year, embracing the joy of cosiness, then it's time to turn your attention …

Is ikigai the new hygge? The Japanese concept of finding purpose in our lives

We’ve snuggled up in knitted sweaters and filled our rooms with wood-scented candles in the pursuit of hygge - the Danish concept of finding …

Happiness

The Japanese concept of Ikigai could be the secret to a long, meaningful life

What's your reason for getting up in the morning?<p>Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help.<p>Originating from a country with one of the world's oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular outside of …

World Economic Forum

The Global Guide To Being Happy, From Danish Hygge To Japanese Ikigai

Wellbeing inspiration from friends near and far 🌎<p>If you’re on a quest to find inner peace, taking inspiration from traditions around the world is a …

Happiness

The Japanese secret to a long and happy life, and other things we learned from from Ikigai

By Terra Arnone<p>Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life<br>By Héctor Garcia and Francesc Miralles<br>Penguin Books<br>208 pp; $27<p>Japan boasts the …

Canadian News

What's next after hygge? My search for the next big fad

Last year the cuddly Nordic sock-cult gripped the nation. Publishers are now chucking similar designs for life from Japan, Sweden and beyond at us – but do any of them really help?<p>Day one<p>I’ve got a week to find the meaning of life and become more balanced. I need all the help I can get. Luckily, …

Hygge

Ikigai by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles (Audiobook Extract) Read by Noako Mori

How to find your ikigai (it's tipped to be the secret to longevity)

Want to live longer? Find your ikigai

In Japan, people over retirement age don’t put their feet up. They harness their ikigai<p>It is now known that working for longer may help you live longer. This may not sound all that appealing, but staying in the workplace for just one year more than another retired and healthy counterpart has been …

Ikigai: is this how the Japanese live long and prosper?

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Ikigai

<i>'The Japanese concept for...'</i> feels bit like <i>'The German word for..</i>.' but that aside I've always really liked the Japanese concept of Ikigai, which …

Five Simple Ikigai Tips for City Living from the Village of Longevity

<i>Ikigai</i> is a Japanese word that means a sense of purpose or a reason for being. Finding meaning in everything we do is crucial to having a long and happy life.<p>In researching our book <i>Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life,</i> we went to Ogimi, the village in the Japanese archipelago of …

Wellness

Do You Want To Live To 100+?

<i>"Monotony collapses time; novelty unfolds it"</i>, Joshua Foer, 'Moonwalking with Einstein'.<p>In recent pieces for HuffPost I've written about Sisu - A …

Happiness