Citati iz knjige „Ikigai“ autora Hector Garcia

“Antifragility is beyond resilience or robustness. The resilient resists shocks and stays the same; the antifragile gets better.”
Jnana yoga: the yoga of wisdom; the search for discipline and mental growth
Karma yoga: focuses on action, on tasks and duties that benefit oneself and one’s community
Bhakti yoga: the yoga of devotion and surrender to the divine
Mantra yoga: focuses on the recitation of mantras to reach a state of relaxation
Kundalini yoga: combines diverse steps to reach the desired mental state
Raja yoga: also known as the royal path; encompasses a range of steps geared toward achieving communion with oneself and others
Hatha yoga: the most widespread form in the West and Japan; characterized by asanas or poses combined in a quest for balance
Before passing away in 2011, he is said to have told a pastor that he’d made a deal with God: If he wasn’t going to get better, it was time to go.
Can someone really retire if he is passionate about what he does?
“If we try to get rid of one wave with another, we end up with an infinite sea.”
“We have to learn to turn off the autopilot that’s steering us in an endless loop. We all know people who snack while talking on the phone or watching the news. You ask them if the omelet they just ate had onion in it, and they can’t tell you,”
Our ikigai is hidden deep inside each of us, and finding it requires a patient search.
yuimaaru, or teamwork, and so are used to helping one another.
“treat everyone like a brother, even if you’ve never met them before.”
is the ikigai that shapes their lives
one of the keys—in addition to a healthful diet, a simple life in the outdoors, green tea, and the subtropical climate
“the happiness of always being busy,”
Learn why the world wags and what wags it. That is the only thing which the mind can never exhaust, never alienate, never be tortured by, never fear or distrust, and never dream of regretting.”
If you want to stay busy even when there’s no need to work, there has to be an ikigai on your horizon, a purpose that guides you throughout your life and pushes you to make things of beauty and utility for the community and yourself.
You stay in your time. You don’t go backward. I think if you relate to the time you’re in, you keep your eyes and ears open, read the paper, see what’s going on, stay curious about everything, you will automatically be in your time
those still living, none have retired, and all still enjoy their passion, which they plan to pursue until their final breath, demonstrating that when you have a clear purpose, no one can stop you.
I see badly, I hear badly, and I feel bad, but everything’s fine.”3
low is mysterious. It is like a muscle: the more you train it, the more you will flow, and the closer you will be to your ikigai.
hy do those activities drive you to flow?
rite all of them on a piece of paper, then ask yourself these questions: What do the activities that drive you to flow have in common?
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