Ikigai, or “reason for being”, is a Japanese term which, like western beliefs relates to realizing your passion. How do you discover Ikigai? Unfortunately, for some people, it takes decades of their life to realize their reason for existence. Finding our purpose in life, helps us, not only enjoy our lives more but helps to benefit others now and when we are gone. The Japanese have a word for this, and it’s called Ikigai. This term not only means the search for our purpose but
If you want to know how to motivate yourself even in times of a personal crisis, there are some strategies you can follow. We all want to achieve the goals we’ve set individually. Some people want to build a family, some want to work on their careers, some want to travel, and so on. No matter which goal you want to achieve, you need to recognize all of the obstacles and things you need to overcome to achieve it. Still, it’s not always that easy
The so-called modern concept of boredom has come a long way from the 19th century. For some of the thinkers, boredom was a response to modern society, in which people are expected to be engaged in isolated labor, and to the corrosion of traditional composition of meaning. Basically, boredom means lack of excitement and becoming easily disappointed or jaded in challenging situations. There could be several reasons for your boredom and you can find some of them below: If you are fostering the habit of
Are you feeling overwhelmed with life? Taking control over life is a challenge for every person. Nowadays, overwhelm seems to be common for everyone. And, it is not strange, too. Today's busy world brings more choices, but also a myriad of responsibilities and distractions. Feeling overwhelmed with life is not only unhealthy for the body and mind, but we can all agree that it is actually a very frustrating and exhausting way of living. However, considering that this is nothing more than another state of
Communication psychology is seen in all areas of life. Pay attention to what happens when a telemarketer starts picking your brain. The ability to convey messages to one another is overrated. We tend to forget about this powerful yet basic human interaction. It’s not just about speaking or telling stories, it’s also about communication psychology, the ability to convince others to do what we want them to do. It’s really not as hard as you think it is. Just ask a salesman. More than marketing
We all know about the health benefits of practicing yoga positions or asanas. But one inspiring girl also uses them to convey a powerful message. You probably won't have heard of Heidi Williams unless you are a social media loving yogi, but you should know who she is as she and her beautiful yoga positions are a total inspiration to us all. American yogi Heidi is a survivor of rape, PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and depression. She turned to yoga to help her try
Every day we read new interesting facts, tips, and tricks about eating breakfast. Some of this news surprise us, some frighten us, while some of them make us laugh. This could be the best news you’ve heard about having breakfast in a long time. In addition, you will want to repeat your breakfast today with some changes or you will hardly wait for tomorrow. According to a recent survey highlighted in the journal Body and Soul, eating ice cream for breakfast can make us smarter.
Looking to live forever or at least until 100? Life span seems to keep extending, but there are definitely ways to increase your odds of living a longer life. Here are five simple ways to have a long and healthy life. 1. Get Moving! Consistently exercising cannot only help you look good and lose weight, but it can actually slow down the physical progression of aging. It also takes a lot less effort than you might think. Although high-intensity workouts are more beneficial, just simply