Health & Happiness - Article on Health & Happiness
"Life is not a bed of Roses" is the guiding maxim, and
one should keep this in mind while living a meaningful life.
Self-control and compassion, towards others are essential to
make one's life happy. A man is an architect of his own fate
and it requires proper planning, to make things easy and joyful.
All are in search of happiness and still the world is full of
Some hints for happiness
1. Keep the body healthy and trim by taking proper food
and regular exercise. The food should be simple and
nutritious and one should have regular exercise.
2. Avoid stress and strain - lead a straight path and don't
create complications. Remain within means and do not
be extravagant. One should maintain cool and calm, and
should be courageous to face situations in life.
3. One should love his family, and take care of his wife and
children even at the cost of personal comforts. Have simple
habits and save enough money to maintain the household
4. There should be love for the Organisation where we work.
This sincerity of heart towards one's Organisation gives
satisfaction and lowers stress and strains in life. All the
Organisations are more or less of the same type. We should
not feel jealous or envious of other's position and power.
One should be sincere in his work.
5. Keep your posture straight, walk tall and have high and
noble thoughts. Keep yourself protected from strong rays
of the Sun. Take care of teeth and vision, as these play a
great part in making the life healthy and happy.
6. Thoughts should be pure and invigorating, as these have
effect on one's health and happiness. Think right and quell
ugly emotions e.g. anger, jealousy, hate and lust, as these
things have positive ill,effect on mental peace. One
should adopt a cheerful attitude to life and keep control
over the self as far as possible.
7. Meditation and Yoga have a great effect not only on the
body but also on the mind. If the Executive's life permits,
one should grasp these subjects from some learned man
and make these a part of daily routine. The life should be
full of jest and zeal.
8. Have sound sleep. Six hours sleep is enough, but it should
be regular and at a calm and quite place. The room should
be airy and well ventilated.
9. Skin is an important part of body. Healthy skin adds
beauty and charm and it should be kept clean and shining
by proper bath, massage and enough exposition of air and sun.
In fact, happiness is an attitude of mind, and a large number
of factors affect us, sometimes making us cheerful, sometimes
nervous and worried. It is by evolving a life style suiting to one's
habits, nature, circumstances, health and mental makeup that
one can lead a happy and a healthy life.