The majority of Indian people have never been too rich but seem to manage living a healthy and happy life.Read his full post.
The lifestyle of people in India may or may not fully suit you but nevertheless you can learn from them to manage a simpler life with less stress, less consumption and, it seems that, more joy.
I feel that we are generally strong on our savings habit while the westerners live on credit. But living frugally is only one part of doing it right. The other part is to maximise your wealth. We can learn from westerners on that count.