How to Ikigai: Lessons for Finding Happiness and Living Your Life's Purpose

How to Ikigai: Lessons for Finding Happiness and Living Your Life's Purpose

by Tim Tamashiro


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781633539006
Publisher: Mango Media
Publication date: 01/31/2019
Pages: 198
Sales rank: 840,085
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Tim Tamashiro is an explorer, jazz singer, storyteller and former CBC Radio host. His ikigai is "to delight people so that we can share meaningful moments together". His life's experiences include work as a record rep. for MCA Records, performing for Queen Elizabeth II and sailing aboard an icebreaker in Canada's Northwest Passage. Tim is scheduled to deliver his first TEDx talk titled "Ikigai: a practice more powerful than karate" later in 2018 in Calgary.

Table of Contents

Introduction 8

Realizing Your Life's Worth 11

Chapter 1 Welcome to Ikigai 12

Chapter 2 What Is Your Life's Purpose? 28

Chapter 3 Slomo Is No Longer an Asshole 43

The Science of Ikigai 57

Chapter 4 The Unexpected Lesson 58

Chapter 5 Ikigai Gets Clearer with Positive Psychology 66

Chapter 6 What's Stopping You? 77

How to Ikigai 96

Chapter 7 Miyagi's Okinawa 97

Chapter 8 Half Ikigai/Full Ikigai 108

Chapter 9 Start Your Ikigai 120

Chapter 10 Grab Your Lab Coat 137

Chapter 11 Meditating Your Way to Ikigai 152

Chapter 12 Taking an Ikigap Year? 159

Chapter 13 Kyoko Chases Dragons 176

Chapter 14 The New Habit of Ikigai 192

About the Author 197

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"The practice of ikigai leads to a longer and more joy-filled life'" - Elise Marie Collins, author of Super Ager

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