Be Indifferent to Where You Live

My major learning from 2023 can be found in Miyamoto Musashi’s “Dokkōdō”:

Be indifferent to where you live.

Miyamoto Musashi

I shouldn’t allow myself to become overly attached to a specific location or let my happiness be dictated by my surroundings. If my home country treats me poorly, I shouldn’t feel obligated to stay. However, I also shouldn’t expect to find happiness by moving somewhere else in the world. I can find contentment wherever I choose to live. After all, living is living, regardless of the location.

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