The meaning of life is to give life meaning.
This statement doesn’t include money, power, happiness, success, anything at all… unless you GIVE life that purpose for yourself.
If you’re short on happiness, understand this: Happiness is Not taking oneself so seriously. A *lack of a personal realm of chaos. Your environment can be providing your chaos… for instance, the large majority of my life was spent escaping to video games from the stress of a backwards society.
In any case.
If you can forge in stone a Goal from learning Japanese, even a fantasy of what you’re going to use Japanese for, that might be just enough!
My fantasy? Real conversations with people all around the world to inspire and engage in philosophical wisdom!
You can probably tell that much from the type of thing I talk about…