Definition #1: IKIGAI is a Japanese concept that means "a reason for being." The word "ikigai" is usually used to indicate the source of value in one's life or the things that make one's life worthwhile.
Definition #2: is a Japanese concept meaning "a reason for being". Everyone, according to Japanese, has an IKIGAI. Finding it requires a deep and often lengthy search of self. Such a search if regarded as being very important, since it is believed that discovery of one's IKIGAI brings satisfaction and meaning to life.
1. Stay active and don't retire 2. Leave urgency behind and adopt a slower pace of life. 3. Only east until you are 80% full 4. Surround yourself with good friends. 5. Get in shape through daily gentle exercise. 6. Smile and acknowledge people around you. 7. Reconnect with nature. 8. Give thanks to anything that brightens our day and makes us feel alive. 9. Live in the moment. 10. Follow your IKIGAI.
#1 / What are you GOOD at? What is your VOCATION What are your natural talents? Can you turn these into a side hustle? How can you further develop those natural talents?
#2 / What can you PAID for? What is your PROFESSION. How have you fostered and developed your career? What can you do in your career to align with the other aspects of your Ikigai? Is there proffesional development you still need to work on.#3/ What Does the WORLD need? What is your MISSION? What alignment do you have with your greater society or culture? Is there something you are naturally aligned to? Is it something that your community needs from you? Are there any volunteer or charity organisations that align to your values?
#4 / What do you LOVE? What are you PASSIONATE About? This helps you establish what you are passionate about and how you can tie it into other aspects of your life. As yourself things like - if money was no object what would you do? If you had to speak publicly on a topic what would be easy for you?
#5 / VALUES Determine your CORE VALUES. What are the core values that make you tick? Pick at least 3 core values such as Travel, Career, Families, etc.