May the 4th be with you – I couldn’t help I was writing about something else, but I found it would be nice to share the Ikigai philosophy now – reason why most of us live for!
Ikigai (to be pronounced “eek-ee-guy“) is a Japanese concept for “a reason for being“. In Okinawa, it is “a reason to get up in the morning“, how you enjoy and see life, a sense of purpose and focus. People there have the world’s longest life expectancy. Everyone has an ikigai, they say. Finding it is a very personal experience. It lowers heart disease and stroke’s risk and adds years to your life.
This video is so nice, quick (2 minutes!) and inspirational, in my opinion, about ikigai:
(The last second shows who made it – an ad – but it doesn’t overshadow the message, in my opinion.)
Now, my week
To honor people in Nepal, so much needing help and good vibes, a piece of their wisdom:
Hope you have a week with kind smiles! Thank you for your always nice comments!