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Hara Hachi Bu: The Reason Why The Japanese Live A Hundred Years Or More

Introduction ‘Hara Hachi Bu' is a Japanese saying which means, eat until you are 80% full. Experts today, after a lot of research have reached the conclusion that this is the key to a long, and healthy life. The author mentioned Okinawa Island in Japan, in his book Ikigai, which has the longest-living people in the world who live up to 100 years or even more. They have been following the principle of ‘Hara Hachi Bu’, practicing which the Okinawans are able to achieve longevity. Following are the 6 most effective ways that help you follow ‘Hara Hachi Bu’: Ways to follow ‘Hara Hachi Bu' 1) Reset your Muscle Memory: Reset your stomach’s muscle memory so that it gets used to smaller meals which will take around 15-20 meals. When you regularly eat smaller meals for a few days, it resets the muscle memory of your stomach. 2) Don’t get over-hungry: Eat consciously but do not starve yourself for long because then it will lead to over-eating and making poor food choices. It makes your

7 Success tips: Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison or Lawrence Joseph Ellison is an American businessman, philanthropist, and entrepreneur who is also a co-founder and CTO of Oracle Corporation. As of October 2019, he is at the top of Forbes's wealthiest person list (at 6th position). His parents spent their lives in poverty and hence his childhood was very miserable. He co-founded Oracle and before becoming a huge success he and his organization faced so many challenges. Between 1985 and 1990, Oracle faced adversities like bankruptcy and tough competition but Ellison does not give up and consistently performed. Oracle's success shows the never say die attitude of Ellison and we must learn from him. Let us study the success tips of Mr. Ellison for all of us: 1. Always raise your expectations: He says that whenever you achieve something then raise the goalpost. Professional life is full of opportunities and goals can be made and re-established easily. 2. Money must not be your ultimate goal: He explained how

Law of attraction: Vidur Niti Part 2

There are several popular philosophies like Chanakya Neeti, Bhishma Neeti, Shukra Neeti and Parshurama Niti in India. Many people do not know about Vidur and his philosophy i.e., Vidur Neeti. Vidur explained his teachings in a very beautiful way in Vidur Niti. Vidur Niti can be found in Udyog Parv of Mahabharata. After the war between Pandavas and Kauravas, Dhritarashtra discussed wrong & right and the same is written under Vidur Niti. We had already explained five teachings in our last blog . Today we will explain other important teachings of Vidur: 1. A person who has enmity with powerful people and who forgets about his good friends is the greatest fool. There is also a saying that if you have enmity with someone then there are zero chances of your benefit but there are definite chances of the fact that he will harm you. We must always try to be friendly with everyone. Also many times we ignore our good friends and do not concentrate on their needs. At the end of the day, ou

Why we must not trust blindly? Vidur Niti Part 1

When we talk about the greatest philosophers of all time then we remember Chanakya, Socrates, etc but most people do not know anything about Vidur. Vidur was one of the famous philosophers of his time. He was a servant's son and hence he didn't become the king. But because of his intelligence, he became Prime Minister of Hastinapur. His teachings are called Vidur Neeti and his teachings are so much relevant even in today's times. Let us study some of his teachings in detail. 1) Talk less and listen more: Person with good listening skills is appreciated everywhere and the person who boasts about himself more is criticized everywhere. The same thing is being taught In every B school today. There is also an analogy that when we speak then we just repeat our knowledge but when we listen then we will get new knowledge. 2) Five things always give us happiness: i) Getting money, ii) Better health, iii) obedient child, iii) loving wife/husband, iv) knowledge. The person rema

BMW of everyone

We all have goals in our life, and we used to work on those goals consistently. But while working on our goals we forget about ourselves. BMW is a dream of many people but very few people concentrate on true BMW to become successful enough to buy a BMW. So what does this BMW mean? It stands for Body, Mind, and Words and we must control these things in a positive way to achieve amazing results. Let us understand these things in detail: Body: It's very bad when the situation demands and we feel very tired. Successful people know that their physical well being is very important and hence if you will see successful people around, you can expect they are keeping their good physical well being. They do not want their illness or injury to impact their success path and hence they do certain very important things like a) They do regular exercise to ensure that they will never feel tired easily b) proper eating schedule: Successful people enure that they will consume fewer sugars and