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#6 Shirin-yoku

#6 Shirin-yoku

Shrin-yoku = forest bathing

It is the practice of spending time in nature and immersing yourself in the sights, sounds, and smells of the forest. It improves cognitive function, creativity, and concentration. It also relieves stress and lowers blood pressure. It is a spiritual practice that connects individuals with nature. In a fast-paced world, Shinrin-yoku provides a much-needed opportunity to slow down and unplug.


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#2 Wabi-sabi

#2 Wabi-sabi

Wabi-sabi is a reminder that nothing is perfect. But, that's okay. We can find beauty in the flawed things. Wabi-sabi can help us appreciate the imperfections of life and accept the ebb and flow of life. 


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"Your ikigai is a work in progress, because you are a work in progress. Knowing your ikigai, then, takes patience, insight, courage and honesty." 



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"The natural melancholic beauty of things imperfect"



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#3 Gaman

#3 Gaman

Gaman is to persevere when faced with hardships. It is to face them with patience, determination, dignity and grace. It is about accepting the challenges of life and facing them with patience and determination. To apply gaman to life, when you are faced with hardships you...


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"Perseverance, the secret of triumph."



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"Let go of the things out of your control, keeping them is going to take away time from the important things."



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"The broken pieces are what make us beautiful. Its the belief that when something has suffered damage and has history it makes it beautiful. 



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I hope you learned something from these 6 Japanese concepts. Furthermore, I hope that you will use them in your life. It may take some discipline but, remember that discipline is doing something difficult now to benefit yourself later. 


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#1 Ikigai

#1 Ikigai

Ikigai = Reason of being

Ikigai is the reason you wake up every morning. It is your purpose. When your ikigai is found, your life is more fulfilling and satisfying as you have found a sense of purpose and direction.


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#4 Shikataganai

#4 Shikataganai

Shikataganai =  "it cannot be helped" or "let it be"

It is a philosophy and reminder that encourages acceptance of things we cannot control and the importance of moving forward and adapting despite the circumstances. However, this must not b...


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#5 Kintsugi

#5 Kintsugi

Kintsugi is a Japanese art form that involves reparing broken pttery with gold or silver lacquer. The idea it that something broken can be made even more beautiful through repair. It represents the beauty of imperfection and acceptance of change. It means to embrace the s...


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These 6 concepts are important to life and spirituality.

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