EarthBasic. Take care. Bless many.
Hello Beloved! We are happy that you continue this wellness journey with us. This week's tip brings us right back to basics: water. Water is essential for every process pertaining to life. In our bodies it aids in digestion, waste removal, protection of joints, tissues and spinal cord and brain function, to name a few (www.healthline.com).This means that if we desire to build and maintain a healthy temple we must ensure that we hydrate.
How Much Water Should You Drink?
In years past, the guidance has been to drink 8, 8 ounce glasses of water per day. However, it is now suggested that several factors be considered when determining your individual water needs. Factors such as, how much you exercise, the environment (climate), overall health and pregnancy (www.mayoclinic.org). If seeking to support a hydration routine that will allow you to sustain exercise, the following recommendations are made (www.webmd.com):
How Can I Drink More Water?
As essential as water is to our wellbeing, many of us find it challenging to drink our daily need of water because we dislike its taste. We are here to help! Checkout these "10 Refreshing Infused Water Recipes (With Fruit & Herbs)" by Wellness Mama.
Finally, sometimes the obstacle is finding a water vessel worthy of carrying wherever our purpose driven lives call us. Here is Women's Health Magazine's list of "10 Water Bottles that Actually Work While You're Exercising". Also see, "The 11 Best Water Bottles on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers".
Happy temple building!
Take care. Bless Many.
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Carolyn Sinclair McCalla is a daughter of God who believes that as we seek the truth of God's Word, and humble ourselves to live in agreement with it, that we will experience the transformation which allows us to enter wholistic wellness: spirit, soul and body. She is the Founder and President of EarthBasic and leads its Be-Held Community: a group of women seeking, living and being transformed by the truth of God’s Word together. She is excited about this addition to the Be-Held Community, which will provide loving, sustainable, Christ-centered and well researched resources to support women in cultivating a life of wholistic self-care: spirit, soul, and body, which will in turn equip them to bless the generations in their care.