2014 offered The life-changing magic of tidying
2016 surrounded us with hygge
In 2017, we'll discover our ikigai...
Ikigai - the Japanese secret to a long and happy life from the world's longest living people.
Hector Garcia (Author)
Hector Garcia is a citizen of Japan, where he has lived for over a decade, and of Spain, where he was born. He is the author of several books about Japanese culture, including two worldwide bestsellers, A Geek in Japan and Ikigai. A former software engineer, he worked at CERN in Switzerland before moving to Japan.
Francesc Miralles (Author)
Francesc Miralles is the award-winning and internationally bestselling author of books about how to live well, together with the novels Love in Small Letters and Wabi-Sabi.
Alongside Hector Garcia, he was welcomed to Okinawa in Japan, where the inhabitants live for longer than in any other place in the world. There they had the chance to interview more than a hundred villagers about their philosophy for a long and happy life.
"I love [this] book... I read it and it's bewitched me ever since.
I'm spellbound" -- Chris Evans, Radio 2
"The New "Hygge"" * The People's Friend *
"If you feel you've lost your mojo, Ikigai could be the bedside reading you need to kickstart a more mindful 2018" * Vegetarian Living *
"This book is beautifully and delicately written. It is perfect for the real world...comforting, easy to read" * Nouse *
"Ikigai urges individuals to simplify their lives by pursuing what sparks joy for them" * Marie 'KonMari' Kondo *