As someone who likes to plan, my spontaneous lifestyle of late has been rather refreshing.
Sometimes we find ourselves in situations we can’t control, or are unexpected. This weekend I had a nasty surprise…
It is incredibly easy to get locked up in our own bubble of comfort, see the same friends, experience the same situations time and time again but this is how we slip into old habits, anxiety rears its ugly head and some of us slip back into depression. In order to break the cycle, we must ensure to sever the ties to normality once in a while, step out of our comfort zones and try something we were maybe opposed to doing previously.
There is so much information out there on how to be or become healthy, and how to balance the facets of life. It’s easy to look at diet and exercise, or how much screen time you consume, or how to meditate to manage stress, but people don’t always think about looking at their dreams as a path to wellness.
When I think about Ikigai, I look to it as a final goal, something to achieve, as opposed to something I have in the present moment.