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"Can someone really retire, if he/she is passionate about what he does?"



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Mental Ideas

Mental Ideas

  • Whatever you do, don't retire.
  • Train the Brain by doing new things everyday.
  • Slow the neuron aging process by -
  1. Intellectual activity,
  2. Curiosity,
  3. Desire to learn,
  4. Playing games,
  5. Getting familiar with new situations/people....


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  • Break big tasks into parts and then ATTACK one by one.
  • Be resilient (be able to deal with setbacks).
  • Enjoy life's pleasures, but don't get enslaved by them.
  • We, human beings, are INSATIABLE, when we find our dream job/thing, after a while we are already hunting for a ...


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Spiritual Things To Grab From The Book

Spiritual Things To Grab From The Book

  • MOAI - Make a get together community, meet and enjoy with your loved ones and friends regularly.
  • Central tenet of STOICISM is 'Knowing what we can control and what we can't'.
  • Learn about the impermanace of Humans and Things.
  • Take it slow in life, leave urgency behind....


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Physical Processes To Follow From IKIGAI

Physical Processes To Follow From IKIGAI

  • Hara Hachi Bu- Fill your stomach 80% and stop eating.
  • Avoid Stress and anxiety as it affects everything from digestive system to our skin.
  • Be Physically active and take care of Sleep.
  • Keep your fingers busy till death, you can see 100 years.
  • Eat less with more...


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What You Get In The Next Few Posts?

What You Get In The Next Few Posts?

I am not going to make the post complex as it is against the laws of IKIGAI itself, just kidding, but i am going to give you the most important points that i collected after reading the book. That will be presented according to their nature.


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Just another homo-sapien

Ikigai is the action we take in pursuit of happiness. As Okinawan residents know, “In Okinawa being happy every day is ikigai.” Such happiness is the outcome of valuing purpose, flow, movement, meaning, health, and community.

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