Healthy living is something that needs to be looked at in 3 areas Mind, Body & Spirit. Without this holistic approach it is very hard to find the level of balance needed to live a fulfilling life.
Gautama the Buddha which translates to- “the enlightened one” who is also known as the founder of Buddhism understood this in what he taught. Buddhism is actually more of a philosophy than a religion, without a god that they worship it is very much about an individual finding their path.
For this reasons many who are not practicing Buddhists still manage to draw inspiration from his teachings, without the need to commit to a particular group. Buddha has been guiding spiritual seekers for over 2500 years, here are 7 of his quotes on holistic healthy living.
1.“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.”
2. “Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.”
3.“To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.”
4.“To keep the body in good health is a duty… otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.”
5.“Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.”
6.“Without health life is not life; it is only a state of langour and suffering – an image of death.”
7.“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserve your love and affection.”
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Luke Miller is the creator of Potential For Change. He believes that spirituality is the foundation for good health and likes to blend psychology and spirituality to help you create more happiness in your life.Grab a copy of his free 33 Page Illustrated eBook- Psychology Meets Spirituality- Secrets To A Supercharged Life You Control Here
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