Alors que le hygge nous a fait découvrir la recette du bonheur à la danoise et le lagom, l’art de vivre suédois, l’ikigaï s’apprête à déferler sur la France. En provenance directe du Japon, cette philosophie de vie serait le secret de la longévité des centenaires d’Okinawa. En effet, l’ikigaï définit purement et simplement l’art de vieillir en restant jeune et épanoui. Littéralement, le terme, qui s'adresse aussi bien aux adolescents qu'aux actifs et retraités, se traduit par « joie de vivre », « mission de vie » ou encore « raison d’être ». Et il semble que ce soit ces deux dernières traductions qui suscitent actuellement le plus d’intérêt sur les réseaux sociaux.

La méthode miracle pour donner un sens à sa vie ?
Et pour cause, dans ce cadre, cette méthode permettrait à chacun d’identifier le métier idéal à exercer pour être heureux de se lever chaque matin. En effet, en répondant à diverses questions très précises liées à ses passions, son activité professionnelle, ses valeurs et autres, puis en inscrivant ses réponses dans un schéma circulaire, l'ikigaï constituerait une aide précieuse pour trouver (et donner) un véritable sens à sa vie.

Résultat, depuis quelques semaines, les clichés associés à ce hashtag se multiplient sur Instagram et Pinterest. Et si certains internautes se contentent de partager leurs lectures sur le sujet (les maisons d'édition ont flairé le bon filon), d’autres n’hésitent pas à dévoiler le résultat de leur schéma…




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. Book Genre: #Culture Book-in-brief: 💼💼💼 🎁: @definitelybooks Naturally I carried on in my reading flow from my previous post on the art of “the Good Life” to this one, on the secret of a Happy one. • While the art of the good life encourages managing our cognitive habits to have a good life, the Japanese 🇯🇵 way of happy life stems from Ikigai (a deep passion) and revolves around a way of life that is holistically different from the rest of the world. • 3 book bytes 📚 📗Resilience isn’t just the ability to persevere. It’s also an outlook we can cultivate to stay focused on the important things in life rather than what is most urgent, and to keep ourselves from being carried away by negative emotions • 📕{Wabi-sabi} A Japanese concept that shows us the beauty of the fleeting and imperfection of the world around us. Why look for beauty in perfection when imperfection is an opportunity for growth? • 📘{Ichi-go ichi-e} is the idea that this moment exists only now and will not come again. The West has their cathedrals, the Japanese build out of wood, knowing its impermanence. The important thing is not to keep the building standing for generations, but to preserve customs and traditions- things that can withstand the passage of time better than structures made by human hands. • Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s Antifragile “we need randomness, mess, adventures, uncertainty, self discovery, hear traumatic episodes, all these things that make life worth living.” • What I really loved 💍 💎The book was okay, for me. Some parts were cool & interesting but they weren’t “aha!” type of revelations. I loved the cover though. It’s one of those that makes one happy just by looking at it. • Recommended for: If you’re going for a simple light hearted read on a happy life, this is the book for you. It covers important concepts like ‘flow’ and a broad range of ideas (stoicism, meditation, excellence, diet), though not deeply. • #businessbooks #personaldevelopment #bookstagram #booksbooks #igbooks #bookstoread #bookreview #sgreads #readingnationsg #booksonthego #subwayreading #nonfiction #leadersarereaders #goodreads #whatareyoureading #definitelybooks #pansing #penguinpublishing #ikigai

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♠️Ikigai Japonların mutlu ve uzun yaşam sırlarını anlatan ve tavsiyeler veren bir kitap. Japonlara göre herkesin bir ikigaisi var. Ikigai kısaca hep meşgul kalarak mutlu olma kavramı olarak tanımlanmakta. Japonya'da yaşayan 'asırlık insanların' sırlarını Batı'ya taşımak için derlenmiş bir kitap olma özelliği de taşıyor ayrıca. Viktor Frankl'ın logoterapi yaklaşımıyla (yaşamak için bir neden bulmak) benzerlik gösterse de ayrılan noktaları da var. Çıktığından beri okumak istediğim bir kitaptı ve inanılmaz faydalı bir kitap olduğunu düşünüyorum. İçinden en az bir tavsiyeyi alıp uygulayabilseniz bile hayatınızda köklü ve güzel değişimler yaratabilirsiniz. Kitapta yeme-içme alışkanlıkları, sosyal yaşam, egzersizler ve dirençle ilgi harika tavsiyeler bulacaksınız. Kesinlikle tavsiye ediyorum.💯 ♠️“Only staying active will make you want to live a hundred years.” —Japanese proverb 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—the place where passion, mission, vocation, and profession intersect—means that each day is infused with meaning. It’s the reason we get up in the morning. It’s also the reason many Japanese never really retire (in fact there’s no word in Japanese that means retire in the sense it does in English): They remain active and work at what they enjoy, because they’ve found a real purpose in life—the happiness of always being busy. In researching this book, the authors interviewed the residents of the Japanese village with the highest percentage of 100-year-olds—one of the world’s Blue Zones. Ikigai reveals the secrets to their longevity and happiness: how they eat, how they move, how they work, how they foster collaboration and community, and—their best-kept secret—how they find the ikigai that brings satisfaction to their lives. And it provides practical tools to help you discover your own ikigai. Because who doesn’t want to find happiness in every day?

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