3 Hydration Hacks to Have More Flow In Life
In this case, Hydration is not about drinking water until you pee clear. It’s about being water. More specifically, being in the flow with water. By embodying not just the physical but the metaphysical aspects of water, you can become it – on a deeper level. Now this may sound heavy at first but the ironic part is that with these 3 Hydration Hacks to Have More Flow In Life, you wind up feeling lighter in the end.
Don’t just drink water, become it!
2017 – Health Hacks with Aria Zoner
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3 Hydration Hacks to Have More Flow In Life
Hydration Hacks #1: Stormy Seas
Our bodies are more than 50% water. But unlike the fresh water that we drink, inside it’s like an ocean. Along with water, we need to consume salt. HowStuffWorks has reported “Too little or too much wreaks havoc in our bodies. For humans, that magic number is 9. That’s the salinity, or the weight in grams of salt dissolved in 1,000 grams of water, of human blood. This means that every 1,000 grams of fluid contains 9 grams of salt and 991 grams of water. In medicine, fluids that have the same salinity as blood are referred to as isotonic. When we consume too much salt, we excrete the excess in our urine to keep our bodily fluids isotonic. Saltwater is a hypertonic fluid, or one that contains more salt than human blood, and it has a salinity of 35.”
Even though our internal ocean is much less saline than the external ones, barnacles can still build-up – manifesting as Calcification (Arthritis, kidney stones, weakening of the bones, and worse). These barnacles and their cohorts must be broken up and removed from the body, or they’ll build to the point of essentially forming a corral reef. The Stormy Seas Hydration Hack is about getting to the surface areas that line your joints and cell walls, scrubbing the piers (moving your bones) till you’re sweating, and doing something that gets your blood pumping.
Here’s a few ways to induce Stormy Seas in your internal ocean:
- Work-out routines
When combined with massage, hot & cold soaks, brief inversions, and drinking plenty of fresh spring water – these things can help keep your joints moving freely, and you, living with more flow.
Aria Zoner finds his flow while hiking the ICT and other long-distance trails
Metaphysically – “The sea is capable of production, but must come under the dominion of the formative power of mind, the imagination.”
In Other Words – The byproduct of hydration is barnacles. Our goal is to get creative regarding how we’re going to prevent them from building-up.
Hydration Hacks #2: Living Foods
Living Foods: Foods that are enzymatically alive at their time of consumption
Dissolve calcification with grace and ease while simultaneously feeding yourself key electrolytes, vitamins, and mineral-rich foods. In my opinion, it’s the living aspect of food that keeps you living. Flow, nutritionally speaking, to me means polysaccharides, vitamin C, and a complete avoidance of manufacturing salts and preservatives (Sodium Nitrates, Benzoates, Sorbates and practically every other ingredient ending in …ate). Known as toxic salts, these “…ate” ingredients typically kill the living aspect of food (to preserve the product) and in the long-run, like calcification, can make you feel tight and restricted. This is because they gather in your joints, and are feeding the barnacles. Flush your system in a gentle and continuous way by including a good percentage of living foods in your diet.
Here’s a few living foods that are particularly hydrating and barnacle busting:
- Aloe Vera
- Lemon Juice
Living Foods Are Virtually Limitless
Metaphysically – “When we get discouraged or disappointed and “give up,” the undertow of life sweeps this flood of negative thought over us, and we are conscious of bodily weakness of some sort. Then, if we get scared, there is trouble ahead. When we know the Truth, and “brace up,” however, the waters are confined to their natural channels again and our strength is restored.”
In Other Words – Without strong roots you cannot yield strong fruits. Being in the Flow means having faith in your overall mission, moving and living with the long-term goal always in sight, and realizing that all you have is today; so the fruits of your environment you must take time to both enjoy and re-sow.
Hydration Hacks #3: The Power of Effervescence
Like your body in the ocean, your spirit is more buoyant when hydrated. In this video, I share a new way to quench your thirst after a big day of living in the flow.
WATCH: The Power of Effervescence
These self-dissolving tablets make the perfect end-of-the-day drink to sip on!
Metaphysically – “Faith necessary to accomplish so great a work comes from understanding.”
In Other Words – Hydration is not the gauge, it’s the engagement.
Stay Hydrated and Have More Flow in Life by:
- Moving your bones, massaging your body, and keeping your internal ocean at the proper salinity
- Incorporating Living Foods into your diet
- Enjoying an effervescent drink as an occasional pick-me-up
*During 2017, I’m releasing 3 new Health Hacks each month here at The Trek. To catch up on the year so far, check out my author page – Aria Zoner
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*Metaphysical Quotes used in this post can be found at: Truth Unity
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