The Mahatma way: Invest in real wealth, not gold and silver

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 02 October 2018, 05:36 PM
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver: Mahatma Gandhi.
It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver: Mahatma Gandhi.

The Mahatma way to healthy living: "It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver". Then why do we put our hearts and minds on precious metals and not on the real wealth – good health.

In the rush to live a better life in this fast-paced technology-driven life, man has forgotten the good old virtues of simple living and high thinking, which the Mahatma believed in and propagated. Simple living and high thinking is the way to a healthy lifestyle.

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And a healthy lifestyle is all you need for good health and happiness. As the world celebrates the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi – Gandhi Yayanti 2018, let’s take a look at five lifestyle tips to attaining real wealth, according to the teachings of the Father of the Nation.

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1. Be Happy – How?

Happiness will surely keep you healthy and going strong. Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.

2. Pray always – Confess

Prayer helps to pass through the day.  Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening. And Prayer, according to Gandhi, is a confession of one's own unworthiness and weakness.

3. Forgive and stay strong

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. Forgiveness helps you to grow mentally strong which is needed for the health of the physical body too.

4. Love, love and love

Where there is love there is life. Live a love-filled life. Enrich your life with acts of love  - loving kindness.

5. Bust the stress with the real purpose of life

The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly. All of these will help give you peace of mind for a blissful, stress-free life keep humanity on track.

First Published: Tuesday, October 02, 2018 05:01 PM
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