Saturday, November 30, 2019

Sketchnote Summary of the book: Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long & Happy Life

Here's my #sketchnote summary of some of the ideas from the book-'Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long & Happy Life'

#Ikigai translated to English roughly means"the reason for which you wake up in the morning"

The book has some implementable ideas,habit pointers on the subject.

My Sketchnote Summary:

In Japanese, ikigai is written by combining the symbols that mean “life” with “to be worthwhile.”

Ikigai can be described as an intersection between 4 different elements: what you're passionate about, where your skills lie, how you can earn a living and what the world needs.

Hara hachi bu,” which is repeated before or after eating and means something like “Fill your belly to 80 percent."

Spend no more than twenty minutes on Facebook per day

“The grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for.” — Washington Burnap

“The happiest people are not the ones who achieve the most. They are the ones who spend more time than others in a state of flow.​”

“Concentrating on one thing at a time may be the single most important factor in achieving flow.”

“Being in a hurry is inversely proportional to quality of life. 

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” — Aristotle

Never Retire

The Pomodoro Technique to FOCUS : Get yourself a kitchen timer & commit to working on a single task as long as it’s running.

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