The inhabitants of Nicoya Peninsula, in Costa Rica, call it “plan de vida.” People that live in Okinawa, Japan, call it “Ikigai.” But in both languages, the premise is the same—it’s the reason you wake
They are there when families and patients need comfort beyond the valuable treatments a medical team can provide. They hold hands, they pray, they listen — and they provide the compassionate voice of health care.
It’s not exactly “don’t worry, be happy,” but a growing interest in positive psychology has spurred a movement to examine what causes people to be happy and how we can all achieve happiness. Positive psychology