At the cross roads of Love, Necessity, Skill, and Reward we find Ikigai. Roughly translated, Ikigai means Life’s Worth
When I looked at the real numbers, I was shocked. I found that the average person saves about $0.69 per working hour. That implies that the average person values their own time at this rate whether they realize it or not.
Now that I am an adult I have a real superpower. I can travel happily to and from work with an efficiency that is orders of magnitude more efficient than what the average American does.
I imagine a lot of people will wonder how on earth a person, much less two people with a cat and a dog, can go an entire week without producing more than a few tiny bags of garbage.
Most people can relate to what it feels like to be on auto pilot. We have our normal routines that we use to navigate through life.
Convenience is key when we consider that every major change we want to make needs to be executed and in certain cases on a regular basis for the rest of our lives.
I honestly thought that I would never return to this weight level because I had a story I internalized, a story I think most people in the U.S. can relate to.
I firmly believe that a great many of our life circumstances are well within our control.
There are three overarching factors that contribute to a person’s happiness.
However difficult it is to find your way to a destination you have never traveled to before, finding happiness is exponentially more difficult. Especially since the advent of GPS.