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The Ultimate Relaxation Techniques for Working People

The Ultimate Relaxation Techniques for Working People

Learning the right ways to relax can completely change the way you work. Takenori Inomata, MD PhD & MBA, breaks down the biggest secrets to working efficiently by explaining the best techniques to properly wind down.

What better way to work more efficiently than to relax more? In the modern business world where every decision is a battle against the clock, it is crucial to know exactly how to maximize work efficiency. Through his experiences and knowledge as a doctor, PhD and businessman, Dr. Inomata shares his most effective secrets for ultimate relaxation.

Backing his arguments with sound evidence, Dr. Inomata examines the merits of relaxing through a wide range of topics, including sleep, posture, eye care, diet and neuroscience.

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The Way of Talking That Brings You Fortune

The Way of Talking That Brings You Fortune

The previous series has sold more than half a million copies.

Heaven or hell? The way you phrase yourself could change your life 180 degrees.

In life, the way you talk can bring you fortune or curse. If you are saying the same thing, don’t you think you’d be better off by talking in the way that brings you fortune?

This line is very thin. In each category, this book introduces two ways of saying the same thing--one that brings you fortune and another that brings you curse.

By the bestseller author Tatsunari Iota, this is the newest of his books on communication. 

 

 ◎Which one do you choose? Fortune or Curse

×Curse Don’t take seriously by saying, “yeah, that happens. ”

◯Fortune Think together by saying, “okay, let’s think about it together.”

 

 ◎This book is for those who:

□Suffer from communication issues

□Feel forced to talk when it is silent

□Want to be invited to more social gatherings

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The Wisdom of Buddha

The Wisdom of Buddha

Ryunosuke Koike, a young Japanese monk like no other, reinterprets 190 personally selected quotations on spiritual training taught by Gautama Buddha 2,500 years ago into modern words. According to Koike, the teachings of Buddha are not just pieces of religious philosophy, but also practical methodologies for mind training that can be backed up by modern cognitive and psychological science. Some of the words will put readers to ease, with others calling for inner strength and bravery, all of the quotes are surprisingly easy to understand. With over 200,000 copies already sold, Buddha’s Voice has garnered much attention from both the mass media and publishing industry.

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The Wisdom of Nietszche

Easy Translation Nietzsche’s Words

The inspirational words of the fiercely brilliant 19th century thinker, neatly arranged for your enjoyment.
Bestseller with over 1,250,000 copies sold around Asia, and frequently featured in most leading television programs, newspapers and magazines in Japan.

Nineteenth century German philosopher Nietzsche has heavily influenced 20th century philosophical thought with his original ideas on philosophical concepts such as nihilism and anti-religious thinking. This book is a selection of uplifting quotes that have much to offer the people of today, translated in an easy-to-understand manner free from complicated philosophical jargon.

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The Wisdom of Nietszche II

Nietzsche’s Words II

The sequel to the mega-hit that sold 1.6 million copies across Japan, The Wisdom of Nietszche, has arrived!

In the midst of massive social change and upheaval, author Shiratori introduces inspiring quotes from Nietzsche that have been adapted into modern, easy-to-understand words. Nietzsche’s Words II is sure to give readers the strength and courage to go the extra mile and move forward in their lives.

The sequel to Nietzsche’s Words introduces a variety of quotes based upon themes of “The Creation of Life,” “Dealing with Calamity,” and “The Power to Move Upwards.” Nietzsche takes a flexible approach to life, emphasizing that instability and moments of futility are a vital part of the human existence.

According to Nietzsche, life is “a never-ending flux of change” that is “made from a mixture of joy and sorrow.” Nietzsche’s assertions that the human “desire to move upwards” allows us to “reach greater heights” as we never have before, are perfectly suited for the world we live in today.

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The Wisdom of Ogai

The Wisdom of Ogai

The Wisdom of Ogai is a collection of inspiring and thought provoking maxims by Meiji era literary genius Mori Ogai, adapted into modern language by one of Japan’s most beloved scholars, Hiroshi Deguchi.

Though Ogai received fame and praise for his work as both a writer and service member, his private life was anything but smooth sailing. From love, marriage, divorce, in-laws and the government, Ogai was constantly at odds with a neverending stream of conflict and trouble. Well acquainted with the taste of defeat, Ogai experienced numerous failures throughout his career. However, no matter how many times he fell down, Ogai always managed to overcome hardship thanks to his strong willed nature and preserverence.

Maxims featured in The Wisdom of Ogai come from the three works Chie bukuro (Pearls of Wisdom), Shinto-go (Words of the Heart) and Kei-go (Words of Wisdom), the first two of which were based upon German Philosopher Adolph Friherr Knigge’s On Human Relations. Providing practical advice on how to handle a wide variety of social situations and deal with different types of people, Ogai’s work is filled with concrete advice on the ins and outs of life.

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The World’s Strongest Memorization Technique

The World’s Strongest Memorization Technique

Improve your memory skills with techniques explained by Japan’s number one ‘memory athlete’. You do not need to be a genius to have a good memory!

Japanese champion of memory competitions Hirata Naoya teaches you simple memory techniques to apply to everyday life.

This manual will show you the fun of memorising with concrete example and exercises for the reader.

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The Worrying Japanese: Life Consultation As A Mirror of Society

The Worrying Japanese: Life Consultation As A Mirror of Society

Japan’s leading sociologist analyzes a hundred years of the consultation section of a Japanese newspaper, where people post their life questions and concerns. This is as close as you could get to “the real Japan.”

What do you know about Japan? Green tea, anime, sushi… Sure. Contrary to the popularized image of Japan, this book offers a rare glimpse into the real voice of the people. Over a hundred years, Yomiuri Newspaper, a major newspaper company in Japan has been publishing the life consultation section. This is where you hear how people were trying to make their ways in their respective eras. Yet, according to the author, there are themes that pertain to all the eras—love, family, sexuality and so on. This is a must-read for anyone curious

about deep Japan. It will also teach you that, as different as we are, some questions are universal to us all. 

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The Yamamoto Method to Build a Better Body and Improve Your Life

Fitness to Change your Life

The bestselling author of Why Good Business People Do Muscle Training, whose original training methods have gained him a following within Japan’s business community, imparts knowhow on the right diet and exercise methods needed to build a sound mind and body. In this book he illustrates how to build the right foundations necessary in the quest towards becoming an accomplished businessperson.

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