Good hydration revitalizes body, mind and soul

Good hydration revitalizes body, mind and soul

This has not happened to me for donkey’s ages. In regard to being healthy in body, mind and soul, there’s a lesson here for each and every one of us. Before I proceed with this next article on how good hydration revitalizes the body, mind and soul, let me just tell you what happened. It was an utter lapse of concentration on my part. As I scrolled through my document files I could not figure out what went wrong. Did I save my original article under a different name? Did I forget to save the copy? It seemed that all was now lost.

Now, while I had spent at least a couple of hours of my previous afternoon composing an insightful and inspirational article on blending the necessity of never forgetting to focus on healthy liquid refreshments with your healthy eating plans, just as I was about ready to publish this article I could no longer find it. Perhaps if you are in similar trades where you have to work with reams of paper, you have had a similar sense of loss. Or perhaps you are a lot more organized or software savvy than I am. Anyway, as I began to start from scratch, I calmly looked on the bright side of silliness and philosophically told myself that all was not lost.

Oh well, and so I calmly proceeded to rewrite the article in question. I refuse to write by rote and now rely on memory, isn’t that ironic, to put down what I originally had in mind. I most certainly still had good juicing habits in mind.  Most of what I wanted to say on that topic was written in the previous article which fortunately was not lost and many of you have perhaps already read. I began by saying that we should take a fun-filled approach when tailoring our daily healthy eating plans by also including a roster on what we should be drinking every day.

First and foremost, our drinking day should never be lost without water. We need to drink water as regularly as possible throughout the day to ensure that our body gets enough of its essential electrolytes that fresh water has. Of course, we mustn’t overdo the drinking of water either. I then went on to address those who still have a habit of skipping those essential water breaks during their working day. I suggested that this could be overcome by always keeping a cool water bottle close by. But I then emphasized just how important it is to get away from the desk for a complete break.

This is the lesson for both me and you. Don’t overdo things at work. Don’t wear yourself out unnecessarily. Make sure that you take regular short breaks during the course of your working day which should always be balanced. The other lesson for me was a bit more reassuring for me. I had to marvel at just how calmly I managed this mini-crisis of losing all my information and having to start my work all over again. As I type this note, I am reminding myself to save all information. Such mishaps cannot happen twice in two days, surely.

To my mind, my calm demeanor could not have been possible if I was not healthy in body, mind and spirit. It would have been quite different for me had I not addressed my personal life just a couple of years ago and implemented my own healthy lifestyle plans, something I’m still improvising and adjusting as I go along with life and adapt to new circumstances not always of my own doing. A lot of what I eat and drink everyday has a say in how I feel each day. Lately, I suppose I was feeling a bit more fatigued than usual.

This is natural, even for the healthiest person. I’m glad I went through with this and I’m happy to say that my marbles are still in one place. Perhaps this has something to do with what I had for breakfast this morning. It was not rush-hour black coffee to go. Rather it was red bush tea infused with a bit of honey and fat-free soy milk. Natural, organic teas, of which there are hundreds of different varieties, are rich in antioxidants and essential minerals.

Instead of my traditional raw oats, I decided to treat myself to a bowl of muesli . But I still garnished it nicely with a bit of my favorite berries and some banana. Instead of milk I used Greek yogurt. Another break beckons for me. As I finish typing up this personal article, I could not help noticing just how many times I’ve committed silly typo errors. But I kept up with the work and now it is almost done. It wasn’t what I originally planned, but never mind that. I hope that it has still inspired you, once more, to address your healthy eating and drinking requirements towards creating that healthy lifestyle that will leave you feeling calm and vital for most of your day.