“Ikigai (生き甲斐) is a Japanese concept that means ‘a reason for being.’ Everyone, according to Japanese culture, has an ikigai. Finding it requires a deep and often lengthy search of self. Such a search is important to the cultural belief that discovering one’s ikigai brings satisfaction and meaning to life.”

I’ve been contemplating this related Venn diagram for the past week, and have found it well worth the time:

April 14, 2017