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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

The Law Of Success in 16 Lessons: Napoleon Hill

Introduction The Law of Success in 16 Lessons given by Napoleon Hill is the lesson that enables us to walk on our path to success and achieve it. People need to learn the ways to adjust themselves in the ever-changing environment of life with peace and harmony. These lessons act as a blueprint of the path and strategy to reach our goal. The Law of Success in 16 Lessons by Napoleon Hill 1. Master Mind:   According to Napoleon Hill, the first lesson of the laws of success in 16 lessons is becoming a mastermind. Intolerance, greed, suspicion, egotism, revenge, etc., are some of the weaknesses that keep you away from success. You must have the desire to gain knowledge and organize it well. You must also learn to be intelligent. Perfect harmony is very important to build a "Master Mind". 2. A Definite Chief Aim: The second lesson of the Law of Success in 16 lessons is to determine a definite chief aim. Most successful people have a "definite chief aim" along with a defin

12 Steps Method of Setting Goals

Introduction Human beings are intellectual and are driven by goals. They feel happy and satisfied with the achievement of their goals. But even after the achievement of one goal, they want more. Brian Tracy has given 12 steps method of setting goals that enable us to set our goals and achieve them. People who use these principles all the time, whether they’re aware or not, become very successful and happy in life as this 12 step goal-setting methodology given by Brian Tracy has a very powerful impact on their lives. So, if you find an underachieving person, that is, achieving less than what they can achieve, one of the steps is either missing or is not fully applied. 12 Steps Method Of Setting Goals By Brian Tracy 1. Have a desire: What do you really want? The first step of the 12 steps method of setting goals given by Brian Tracy is to have a desire. You must be clear about whatever you want in every area of your life, be it personal, professional, or anything else. There should be an

Four Steps of Management by Objectives

Introduction Management refers to the process of coordination and administration of the tasks to achieve a certain goal. Activities including setting the organization's strategy and coordinating staff’s efforts to accomplish the objectives by using the available resources. According to Brian Tracy, the most powerful motivation in the world is Management by Objectives. It is the most consistent one as well. Peter Drucker first talked about Management by objectives. It aims to improve the organization’s performance by clearly defining the objectives. These objectives are agreed by both, the management and the employees. It encourages participation and commitment among employees when they have a say in the setting of goals and action plans. Brian Tracy gave four steps of Management by objectives. Four Steps to Management by Objectives The four steps to the process of management by objectives are as follows: 1. Determining exactly which goals and objectives of the company are to be acc

Principle 13: Learn from Adversity and Defeat

Introduction The Thirteenth principle of Napoleon Hill's 17 principles of success is "Learn from Adversity and Defeat". Every setback and adversity carries seeds of equivalent or greater benefit. Remembering this fact can modify our mental reaction and attitude towards adversity and defeats. Defeats and Adversities can be considered as a price of our final success. We must pay something to get some worthy thing and in a similar way, we have to face adversities and defeats to ensure our final success. Importance of Defeats When KFC came to China, Jack Ma also went for the interview for the post of a delivery boy with 23 other people but all of them got selected except Jack Ma. He applied for Harvard 10 times but got rejected every time. But he started learning English while working as a city guide. He never accepted setbacks as the final destination and that’s why he became successful. We must also look at defeats as the test conducted by God to gauge our willpower.  Wat

Seven Key Habits for Long Life

Introduction Longevity with a healthy body is a blessing. Almost every one of us desires to have a long life. A few decades back, there were fewer medical facilities but the lifestyle of people helped them live a long and healthy life. Our habits design our destiny. It’s not only true in the case of professional success but also true for other areas of our life as well. Simple changes in the diet and lifestyle can bring huge big changes in your health, your appearance, and extend your life. The longest-living people on earth have few things in common which enhances the quality of their life. They make such choices every day in their lives that help them enjoy long lives. Seven Key Habits for Long Life 1. Healthy Dietary Habits: The first habit of the seven key habits for long life is eating a healthy diet. Our body is a machine and the food that we eat is the fuel for our body. Our body can function in the best possible way if we take in the food (fuel) that is appropriate for this bod

10 Qualities of Influential People: Brian Tracy

Introduction People whose actions and opinions leave a huge impact on other people are known as Influential People. These people influence a person by making them feel that they are going to be better off afterward. The way they conduct themselves influences people as they learn and follow that. They come from all income levels, genders, countries, races, etc. These days, with the help of social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, etc., it becomes very easy for an individual to connect with a large number of people. Brian Tracy is a bestselling author and world-renowned motivational speaker who teaches his followers and readers about how to become influential. He mentions the top 10 Qualities of Influential People: 10 Qualities of Influential People 1. Great communicators: Communication is the first and the most important quality of the 10 Qualities of Influential People. They are great at communicating with people both one-to-one and public speaking. They h

7 Cures For a Lean Purse

Introduction George S. Clason gave “7 Cures for a Lean Purse” to wealth creation in his book ‘The Richest Man in Babylon’. It is one of the most insightful and inspirational books written decades ago by him in 1926 but its principles are relevant even in the present time as they were always. Parables set in the wealthiest country of the ancient world, Babylon, are mentioned in this book. These parables revolve around Arkad who was the richest man in Babylon. We get to learn the secrets of Arkad’s success with the unfolding of these parables. Arkad’s seven simple steps to wealth creation from ‘The Richest Man in Babylon’ popularly known as ‘7 Cures For A Lean Purse’ are: Seven Cures For A Lean Purse 1. Use your Skills to Pay Yourself First: “START THY PURSE TO FATTENING.” The first cure of the 7 cures for a lean purse given by Arkad to his followers is to use your skills to pay yourself first. You should start building your wealth by saving 10% of your annual income. He says that it’s i