The more I get out of the city, the more I develop a longing to try living in the suburbs.
I recently just finished reading the best-seller – Ikigai, the Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life. The book introduces the island of Okinawa, whose residents live longer than people anywhere else in the world. Many of them lived as long as over 110 years old.
A healthy diet, a simple life in the outdoors, lots and lots of green tea and shikuwasa, and one that I yearn the most – clean air. You have probably heard me say somewhere before that I want to “retire” (by the way Japanese people never retire. A lot of these longest-living people work until the day they die, and believe it or not that’s what help them to live that long!) in a small village in Japan planting daikon haha. read more