In today’s article, we’re going to present you some of the most interesting lessons written by a 104 years old doctor from Japan called Shigeaki Hinohara. During his life, he has written over 150 books. One of his most well-known books is called “Living Long, Living Good.”
He has become popular because of his encouraging lessons for people to live longer, healthier and happier. He claims that he has guided his life with the help of these rules and that’s why he managed to live for so long.
Here are the best lessons by the Japanese doctor that will make your life happier, longer and healthier!
- A Role Model
It is very important for a person to have their own role model. Dr. Hinohara’s doctor was his role model, so whenever he was challenged by something, he consulted his father about an advice.
- Knowledge Has To Be Shared
Over 150 lectures are given to schools as well as business communities by this doctor every year. He offers advice and he always does that while standing! Each lecture lasts for 1 and a half hour.
- People Can’t Be Cured Only With The Help Of Science
According to the doctor, liberal and visual arts can be the universal cure that will treat every illness although we’re all different people.
- The Mystery Of Pain
Pain can be soother with the help of music or playing with a cat or dog.
- Try To Be As Fit As You Can
The Japanese doctor tries to eat healthily and be fit, so he consumes 1 tablespoon of olive oil, orange juice and coffee for breakfast. His lunch includes milk and cookies, while his dinner is consisted of rice, vegetables and fish. He also intakes lean meat (about 100 grams) twice a week.
- You Don’t Need To Retire If You Like Working
If you like what you’re doing, retirement isn’t an option! Work while you can and enjoy your job!
- Don’t Focus On Money Only
We all need money, that’s for sure, but material things aren’t the most important. We won’t be able to use them when we die.
- Don’t Use The Elevator. Take The Stairs Instead
It’s amazing to see that a 104 years old person uses the stairs in that age! He can even climb 2 steps at once!
- Be Inspired
Try to find something inspiring and motivating for you, so that you can enjoy your everyday life.
- No Matter The Suggestions Of Your Doctor, Feel Free To Try Different Remedies
You don’t have to take the medicines that your doctors suggests you right away. Discover some natural remedies or different solutions that might help you. Explore more.
- Some Things Can’t Be Controlled, But Don’t Worry
The Red Army hijacked the doctor on his age of 79. They kept him on 40 degrees of heat while he was handcuffed. He claims that his body somehow adjusted to the bad conditions and he managed to survive.
- Enjoy Your Life
One working day of this doctor lasts for 18 hours. He also does everything he can for the society and volunteers.
- Being Positive And Happy Gives You Energy
Kids are the best, according to Dr. Hinohara. They enjoy everything because they are full with joy and energy.
- Make Plans
Having success includes making plans about everything. Every event, task or appointment has to be well planned ahead. The newest plan of Dr. Hinohara is to go to the Olympic games in 2020 in Tokyo!
Follow the rules of this remarkable doctor and see how you and your life will be transformed positively!