Finding the Balance in your life
foundation of happiness is health. Through a macrobiotic natural way of
living and our intuition, we will be able to take responsibility for our
own destiny and create a strong base for health and happiness.
is constantly being renewed, adjusted to changing individual needs and
the constantly changing environment.
Being unhappy and feeling stuck in one’s life is a major contributing
factor to physical and non- physical health problems.
Any kind of food cannot satisfy our hunger for happy relationships, enjoyable
work, harmonious family life, and doing what we want to do.
Macrobiotic foods can certainly strengthen us and help us to see clearer,
but it alone will not automatically make us happy on every level. To do
this, we have to begin a conscious process of self reflection and we must
take concrete steps to create happiness day by day, in all areas of our
Some macrobiotic lifestyle suggestions
1. Be as active as possible in your daily life, including
activities such as cleaning your house,working in the garden and others,
exercise programs, such as yoga, tai chi, qi gong, weight lifting , dancing
For the deepest and most restful sleep, retire before midnight and rise
early in the morning.
3. Walk outside in the fresh air for two times 30 minutes
or longer every day. In summer time it is great to walk barefoot on the
grass in a park, in nature or on the beach.
4. Try to wear 100 percent cotton clothing next to the
skin and use cotton sheets and pillowcases on your bed. Cotton allows
a smooth flow of energy with the environment.
5. Keep green plants in your home and office to increase
oxygen and improve air circulation.
6. Try to use more natural quality body care products
and cosmetics. They may be better for personal health as well as for the
7. If you watch television, do so at a great distance,
to minimize exposure to radiation.
8. Self-reflect a few minutes each day on your life and
express your appreciation to God, nature, or the universe. This may take
the form of prayer, meditation, chanting, and visualization including
the creation of healthful, positive thoughts and images.
9.Live each day happily. Keep mentally and physically
active and maintain an optimistic and positive attitude.
10. Sing a happy song!