You Need This Japanese Word: Ikigai

Koh-nee-chee-wah, readers!  That’s Japanese for “Hello.” The English language is full of Japanese words, like emoji, tsunami, karaoke, haiku, koi, tofu and, of course, sushi. But my favorite Japanese word is ikigai, and that’s the topic of today’s blog. The English language doesn’t have a word for ikigai, but it roughly means, “your reason for…

Europeans Live Longer. Why?

Europeans smoke more, drink more, and consume more saturated fats. So it’s only fair that they live longer than Americans. WHAT?! What’s the real reason? I think they do these four things better than us…