Next book talk will be with a local writer Justyn Barnes on ‘Ikigai’, on Monday, 17th June at PM Bookshop. The Japanese term ikigai has no direct English translation but essentially means `reason for living’ or `value in life’. The concept posits that a person’s ikigai lies at the intersection of four interconnected aspects of life: what we love, what we’re good at, what the world needs & what we can be paid for. Ikigai, therefore, is the ideal balance between our passion, mission, vocation and profession.

Ikigai is about making the most of every day, rooted in the belief that finding pleasure in many small things … More