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Ichigo Ichie: 10 Rules of The Japanese Way To Happiness

Introduction The meaning of Ichigo Ichie is ‘one time one meeting’ that describes a valuable concept of treasuring the unrepeatable nature of the moment. It can also be translated as ‘once in a lifetime’ or ‘for this time only’. This Japanese philosophy stresses upon focusing on the importance of present in order to lead a fullfiling life without feeling anxious about the future or troubled about the past. Héctor García and Francesc Miralles explained this evergreen Japanese philosophy in their very famous book ‘Ichigo Ichie’. Ichigo Ichie: 10 Rules of The Japanese Way To Happiness 1. Don’t postpone special moments According to a very famous saying "you cannot step into the same river twice because it’s not the same river and same you". Each and every opportunity presents itself only once. If we don’t embrace present moment, then it will be lost forever. Never ever postpone special moments . 2. Live as if this were going to happen only once in your life

Impact of Games on Willpower

According to a study conducted at Stanford Unversity by Dr. Veronica Jobs, just as we fill fuel in the car to run it. The willpower works in the same way, it keeps us motivated all day. As we cannot fill fuel in a car beyond a certain limit, we have willpower in a limited amount. Whenever we wake up in the morning we used to have 100% will power but we use that will power while doing unnecessary things and feel demotivated when tough situations come. There are many students and professionals who feel very less will power even before ending their day. On the other side, we have people who used to stay motivated throughout the day. Let's understand how those people maintain their higher motivation and there are no magic secrets. Researchers explain how playing video games in excessive amounts drain our willpower. To prove this point Stanford University conducted a study where few students were divided into two groups and one group was provided with exciting video games. On the

Ultimate Motivation: Silver Surfer Bethany Hamilton

She is a shark attack survivor, one of the top-notch surfer of the world and a mother of two. Yes, we are talking about Bethani Hamilton, a girl who lost her hand at the age of thirteen but due to her hard work and diligent consistency she became a surfing champion. In one of the interviews that happened just a few months after the shark attack, the interviewer asked, " Will you surf again ?". And with great optimism she answered that " I think, I know". Her words uttered sheer confidence that she will definitely surf again with only one hand. Its rightly said that "A good attitude opens the door to high achievement, which means you then have a better attitude, getting you into a good circle of learning". She had that positive attitude since the beginning and see how far she came now. Let's go through her story now. On October 31, 2003, Bethany who was aged 13 at the time of the incident. She went for a morning surf along the Beach, Kauai, with