Recently I was attending a talk by world-renowned spiritual Guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Los Angeles, and a lady asked a question to the guru: "Is life only a destiny?" To answer her question, the guru asked her, "What is your height?" She was amazed by this question, but she answered. Then came the second question: "What is your weight?" She sounded even more clueless. Then Guru said, "See, your height is destiny, but weight is your free will." Wow, what a simple explanation to such a profound question!
Yes, our weight is indeed free will—but in today's culture of stresses and excesses, reaching and maintaining a healthy weight can be a daunting task. Here are six ways to actually make that happen: