6 Japanese Teachings to Get Rid of Laziness

Feeling lazy starting to get to you? Let's follow these 6 tips from Japanese teachings to get your feelings boosted up!
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Sometimes in carrying out our daily routine, there are times when we feel tired, bored, and even lazy. If this is the case, don't let yourself get carried away by feeling lazy. So how do you get rid of it so you can get your enthusiasm back? It's a good idea for you to start adopting and implementing the following 6 Japanese teachings.

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1. Ikigai
The word ikigai comes from the words "iki" which means life, and "gai" which means value. So, ikigai can be interpreted as a person's reason for living life from the moment they wake up in the morning. Ikigai has 3 rules, namely do what you love, do what you are good at, and master that field. Yes, you have to know your potential and focus on developing it.

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2. Kaizen
Focus on small growth every day. A person only needs to be 1% better than he was yesterday. Over time, even 1% will change for the better as time goes on. Let's say, within 3 months this 1% growth will eventually turn into 100%. Appreciate every little growth and progress you get every day.

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3. Hara Hachi Bu
Eat until you are 80% full, don't get too full. Take rice in small portions or just enough, so as not to make your stomach feel full. If it's not enough, it's better to add more. Why do Japanese people adopt a diet like this? The goal is not to cause feelings of laziness. Because if someone eats too much food, they will become sleepy and become lazy.

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4. Shosin
Have you ever done something in a hurry? Of course, when you do something in a hurry, you feel uncomfortable, your thoughts diverge, and often the results are not optimal. In the end, it will make you not in a great mood and even stressed. So, so that this doesn't happen, stay calm. By calmly handling everything, your mind will be sharp and what you do can be completed perfectly. Therefore, being disciplined in managing time and writing a daily or weekly work plan is very important. Apart from making your work more organized, you will also be calmer while doing it.

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5. Ganbaru
The meaning of this teaching is that in life you need patience and enthusiasm to live it. That's why Japanese people always prioritize totality in doing something. Because they want to produce the best things every day. With patience and perseverance, good results will be produced.

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6. Wabi-sabi
Instead of just thinking about perfection, there's no harm in trying to find the beauty of your imperfections. Every human being is different and no one is perfect. From now on, try to think about what is the beauty of your imperfection.
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