Ikigai

  • Ikigai (生き甲斐, pronounced [ikiɡai]) is a Japanese concept meaning “a reason for being”. Everyone, according to the Japanese, has an ikigai. Finding it requires a deep and often lengthy search of self.

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In this Ted talk, Dan Buettner discuses Ikigai and its influence on the longevity of life in Japan.

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