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IKIGAI: The Japanese Secret To A Long And Happy Life

IKIGAI: The Japanese Secret To A Long And Happy Life

Ikigai is a Japanese word that means your reason to get out of bed each morning. Simply put, It means your life goal that motivates you everyday.

Everybody has an Ikigai. But it may be hard to find it.


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'Hara Hachi Bu' Is What You Should Do

'Hara Hachi Bu' Is What You Should Do

Hara Hachi Bu means to fill only 80% of your stomach. It means that you should only eat until you start feeling full.

It is a very good way to maintain your weight as well as live a healthy lifestyle.

But it is also important to have a balanced diet.


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Remember To Work Hard

Working hard is very important for Okinawans. Most Okinawans wake up early and go to work at farms to work.

They don't actually 'retire' and work till they can. ( In fact, there is no word in Japanese that actually means to retire! That is so amazing! )


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Tips From Okinawans

Laughter is truly the best medicine.

Simple Exercises can do wonders.

Work Hard and keep yourself busy.

• Maintain a strong Social Circle.


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Okinawa: The Magical Centenarian Island

Okinawa: The Magical Centenarian Island

People in Okinawa live a simple, social and busy lifestyle. They grow up and live in a healthy environment and have thier own secrets for living long. Actually, they don't try hard. They just Laugh, Work, Eat, Sleep and Repeat.


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Get Inspired From Centenarians

Centenarians are exceptional people who cross the age of 100. They achieve this feat by maintaining a healthy and mentally happy lifestyle.


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