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Ikigai for teens : finding your reason for being  Cover Image Book Book

Ikigai for teens : finding your reason for being / Héctor García & Francesc Miralles.

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  • ISBN: 9781338670837
  • ISBN: 1338670832
  • Physical Description: 161 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"For young readers" --
Adaptation of: Ikigai : the Japanese secret to a long and happy life / by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles. Translated by Heather Cleary. "Originally published in Spanish as Ikigai: Los secretos de Japón para una vida larga y feliz by Ediciones Urano, Barcelona." -- From English edition, New York, New York : Penguin Books, [2017].
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface: A mapless journey -- What do I want to do with my life? The Ikigai compass ; Discovering your Ikigai is an ikigai in itself ; Through what you don't like, you get to what you do like ; A clearing in the woods ; Failing like a champion ; The explorer's kit ; The seventh tool: revealing yourself to the world -- The practice of Ikigai. And now what? ; How to unlock your talent ; Analog happiness ; Welcome, little grasshopper! ; Do you want to be a superhero? -- The four circles. What do you love to do ; What you are good at ; What you can be paid for ; What the world needs ; Connecting the four circles -- Living the Ikigai way. The secrets of the happy ; Don't rush toward your Ikigai ; How to make good friends ; Experiencing the love of your life ; A time capsule -- Epilogue: Everything is still to be done.
Summary, etc.:
The Japanese people say everybody has an "Ikigai," or a reason to live. Some people have found their Ikigai and are aware of it. Other people have it inside, but have not found it yet. This concept, Ikigai, is one of the secrets for a long, active, and happy life. With the book, García and Miralles made it their mission to help its readers find their own Ikigai and discover many keys of Japanese philosophy to a healthy body, mind, and spirit.
Subject: Happiness > Juvenile literature.
Quality of life > Juvenile literature.
Success > Psychological aspects > Juvenile literature.
Longevity > Japan > Juvenile literature.
Longevity > Juvenile literature.
Longevity > Japan.
Genre: Young adult.
Self-help publications.

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