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If you smile, you will feel energised throughout the year
Our body has the capacity to sustain the vibrations of bliss and peace much longer than negative emotions. That is because positivity is in the centre of our existence. Just as, in the structure of an atom, the protons and neutrons are in the centre and the electrons are only on the periphery, the central core of our existence is bliss, positivity and joy. The negative ions are present only on the surface. With the help of meditation and certain breathing techniques we can easily remove our negative emotions.
In future, there may come a rule that anybody who’s depressed will be fined - perhaps Rs 10,000! Then, you will be asked to breathe and meditate, to get rid of your depression without swallowing any tablets. What are you depressed about? Anyway, you are on the planet for a few years. As long as you are here, you might as well be happy.
This life has so much to offer you. You can see this only if you take some time off to rejuvenate your soul. Your soul is waiting for you to smile. If you could just do this much, you will feel energised throughout the year and nothing will be able to take your smile away from you.
By Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: first published in Rishimukh