What the F@#k is Ikigai? And why should I have it in my life?
Well, Ikigai (pronounced Eek-Key-Guy) is a Japanese concept that translates into “A Reason for Being”. Or in more modern terminology “the secret to true fulfilment”. And when our souls feel fulfilled, then it’s more than likely that our hearts will be happy and therefore we will be happy. Ikigai is believed to have originated between 794-1185AD and it comprises of two overlapping concepts.
If we can get all eight of these concepts in harmony, then we have the secret (or not so secret) formula for true happiness and fulfilment. I am going to briefly break all of these down.
Along the way, I will be asking you some questions that will require some deep thought and some soul searching. Trust me, it is worth the time and effort to answer them. And hopefully, some actions that you can take to get you on your way to living a life with Ikigai in it