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What is the Best Kind of Bottled Water?

Due to lead-poisoned water in Flint, Michigan (and in several other places), many of us are concerned about drinking water quality (1). We usually perceive bottled water to be better than tap or filtered water. However, studies have shown that our assumptions about bottled water are often not true (2,3). [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|Health & Hydration Blog|0 Comments

Love, Hydration, and the Honeymoon Effect: What’s the Connection?

Have you enjoyed the bliss and passion of a honeymoon... and then, unfortunately all too common, the disappointing experience of evaporating love? How about the invigorating high of starting a big new project, that seemingly perfect job, or the business of your dreams, and then the eventual decline into routine [...]

By | February 12th, 2016|Health & Hydration Blog, Health Inspiration|0 Comments

21 Inspirational Quotes for Living a Happy New Year

21 Inspirational Quotes for Living a Happy New Year, by Cultivating Happiness in Every Season! One of my self-development goals this year is to cultivate a habit of willful happiness, particularly when dealing with challenging situations. And in getting started on that goal, I'm feeling happy in sharing a selection [...]

By | January 4th, 2016|Health & Hydration Blog, Health Inspiration|0 Comments

3 Simple Secrets to Slow Down Aging

As we get older, many of us sometimes feel apprehensive, concerned, and even scared about aging. I'm no exception. In fact, this is quite natural. I was recently thinking, what are some simple, natural ways to slow down aging, that are applicable to most people? And after contemplating this question [...]

By | November 1st, 2015|Health & Hydration Blog, Health Inspiration|1 Comment

The ABC Guide to Life

Life often feels incredibly complex. So many people, with so many problems! So many issues and situations to deal with! So many moving parts! And so much to learn! And yet, we also experience moments of clarity. Amidst all the incredible diversity we sometimes glimpse astounding simplicity. Below the constant [...]

By | September 9th, 2015|Health & Hydration Blog, Health Inspiration|0 Comments

The Life-Transforming Magic of Little Steps

I just love this nugget of wisdom from Peter Cohen: "There is no one giant step that does it. It's a lot of little steps." This concise little droplet of truth and experience works at so many levels, whether it is improving our health, firming up an abdomen, building a [...]

By | August 7th, 2015|Health & Hydration Blog, Health Inspiration|0 Comments

Top Ten Tips for Healthy Hydration

1. Start your day with 2 cups of water, not coffee or tea. We tend to be a bit dehydrated after several hours of sleep, and this is one of the reasons why we often experience mental slowness upon arising, even after getting adequate rest. Although coffee and tea temporarily [...]

By | June 24th, 2015|Info Resources, Health & Hydration Blog|0 Comments

The Greatest Gift

When we proactively look after our health, we honor the gift of life we have, and we are better able to enjoy and grow at our various roles and responsibilities. Taking care of ourselves is never selfish when approached from the bigger picture perspective of becoming more capable of serving [...]

By | June 1st, 2015|Health Inspiration|0 Comments

Taking Care of the One and Only Place that We Live In

We spend so much time, money and effort in acquiring and maintaining our homes and possessions... and in the process sometimes we forget to take care of ourselves. God gifted us beautiful bodies, we need to do our part to stay fit and healthy! The attached quote from Jim Rohn [...]

By | May 25th, 2015|Health Inspiration|0 Comments

Healthy hydration: Is it simply 8 cups of water a day?

The short answer is No. The better answer is somewhat complicated. In-depth scientific research about hydration is surprisingly limited1. That said, much can be concluded from what is already known. The popular rule of thumb to drink 8 cups of water per day is actually an underestimate for most adults, [...]

By | May 22nd, 2015|Info Resources, Health & Hydration Blog|0 Comments

The Who, What and Why of This Health and Hydration Blog

Hello, Hola, Nin Hao, Bonjour, Namaste, Salaam, SSA*... and Welcome to this blog! This is my first blog post ever. Although logically it is no big deal, it still feels like a big step - and I confess I've been agonizing over what to say. Well, let's get down to [...]

By | May 21st, 2015|Health & Hydration Blog|0 Comments