“Shizentai” – Japanese Kanji for Natural behavior

shizentaiI wrote “Shizentai“.
It’s Japanese kanji symbols for unaffected “Natural behavior”.

  1. “Shi” means “oneself”
  2. “Zen” means “so” or “such”
  3. “Tai” means “body” or “shape”

Shizentai” originally means “natural posture” in the martial arts (judo or kendo).
Recently, We use “Shizentai” for life-style, too. Example, “Shizentai de ikiru” for “living naturally”,”Shizentai ga ichiban” for “Being naturally is the best”, and so on.

What life style do you have?