Finding your Ikigai: Purpose and Life Satisfaction with Maria Online

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You might have heard that 2021 was the year of the Great Resignation, or the “Quitening” as they called it in US. Hundreds of people had a thought about what they were doing with their lives and if it was enough for them. Since then, many people have gone back to retraining, up-skilling or are looking for what to do next and how. 

Ikigai is a Japanese concept that roughly translates into “reason for being” and it’s the idea that a life with purpose is a happier life. In this practical online class we’ll work through how to measure your current life satisfaction levels, how to work out your ikigai or purpose and what can happen next.

Finding your Ikigai is long process of personal exploration, self-awareness and vulnerability. This class can be the beginning of your journey to a fulfilling life.

What will we cover?

In this workshop you will learn how to:

  • What is ikigai? what does purpose in life mean? 
  • How is ikigai measured? Test to see where you are at
  • How it impacts your life satisfaction, mental health and health overall
  • Exercises to start searching for your purpose in life


  • Closed Captions
  • Discounted Early Bird Tickets
  • Free Tickets for First Nation Attendees
  • Auslan Interpreted Upon Request 

    Who will be Teaching? 

    Maria (she/her) is the general manager of Laneway Learning, a marketing expert and an addicted crafter. She considers herself a “community entrepreneur”, coming up with ideas and events to connect, soothe and strengthen out communities. 

    She loves science, particularly neuroscience and life long learning. She has studied law, marketing, communication, positive psychology and of course attended a myriad of Laneway Learning classes. 

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