Insight From "Ikigai " by Héctor García

"Fill your belly to 80 percent."

"Talking each day with the people you love, that's the secret to a long life."

"If you keep your mind and body busy, you'll be around a long time."

Humor can help break negative cycles and reduce anxiety.

"To be able to concentrate for a considerable amount of time is essential to difficult achievement."

The Seven conditions for Achieving Flow:

1. Knowing what to do 2. Knowing how to do it  3. Knowing how well you are doing. 4. knowing where to go.

5. Perceiving Significant challenges 6. Perceiving Significant Skills 7.Being free from distractions

we don't create the meaning of our life, as Sartre claimed we discover it.

We each have a unique reason for being, which can be adjusted or transformed many times over the years.

We all have the capacity to do noble or terrible things.

The side of the equation we end up on depends on our decisions, not on the condition in which we find ourselves.