When did I lose everything?
“Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.”
- Anne Frank
American soldier and his English girlfriend on lawn in Hyde Park, one of the favorite haunts of US troops stationed in England, photo by Ralph Morse, London, May 1944
Ikigai is a Japanese concept that means “a reason for being.” Everyone is considered to have one, but it is only through a deep and lengthy search of self that it can be found.