Summary of Yukari Mitsuhashi's Ikigai

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Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book.

Sample Book Insights:

#1 The word ikigai comes from iki and gai, which mean life and value. It is derived from the Japanese proverb jūnin toiro, which means ten people, ten colors. Each person’s ikigai is unique because we all find joy in different aspects of life.

#2 The Western concept of ikigai is often limited to your career. In reality, ikigai is a much broader concept that is rooted in your everyday life. It may be your work, but it can also be a hobby, your loved ones, or something as simple as enjoying the company of friends.

#3 Ikigai is a Japanese word that refers to a specific type of happiness. It is the happiness that comes from having a goal or purpose in life, and it is something you can look forward to.

#4 The Japanese are known for their attention to detail, which allows them to enjoy each moment by being more aware of their surroundings. They also have specific words for each day, which helps them focus on the present moment.