How to be happier and live longer...

Ikigai, or the reason you get out of bed in the morning, has been closely linked to positive mental health and longevity. It is no surprise that those who swear by living solely in the scope of their Ikigai, specifically super-centurions in Japan, are some of the happiest amongst us. This is because these individuals prioritise their individuality for the greater good. For example, a poor man whose Ikigai leads him to a life of cultivating crops into his 80's and is happier than a rich man working solely to earn even more money, will have more to be grateful for in his day to day life than those of us who need to hire private islands to feel excited about our upcoming time off work.

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