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How you can live a longer and happier life by having a purpose, eating healthy, and not retiring

How you can live a longer and happier life by having a purpose, eating healthy, and not retiring

Do you want to live a long life? How about a happy one? What if you could have both? The secret to a long life actually comes from finding joy and purpose every day. Most of us think of these ideals as mere dreams that only a select few achieve.

The people of Japan, however, have practiced ikigai

we can use ikigai to live better by following 3 given points

  1. Having a purpose is a vital component of longevity and happiness.
  2. If you want to live a long life, follow the advice of some of the oldest people in the world.
  3. To stay healthy throughout your life, make sure that you are moving enough.

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· “The mind is a universe and can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.” ― John Milton

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