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Rehydrating: Quenching the Thirst
While reminiscing of the days when I often worked out, I recall Joe, a personal trainer I worked with. Actually, Joe was much more than a trainer and was certainly no dumbbell. His mind was as strong as his body, for he had many hard-earned certifications under his belt, such as Exercise Physiology. He was also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS) and was working toward his PhD.
During one training session, Joe asked if I’d been drinking enough water. “Probably not,” I admitted. “I just don’t really crave it as I did in the past.” Joe thought about this for a moment, and then retorted, “Believe it or not, you are in the first stages of dehydration.” I couldn’t believe it, because I didn’t even feel thirsty most of the time, but he went on to elaborate, “Start drinking more water and you’ll soon develop a thirst and crave it once again.” Sure enough, when I did what Joe suggested, I came to find out that he was absolutely correct.
Is there something in your life or business that you simply don’t feel a craving for anymore, something you used to enjoy that you no longer wish to do? Perhaps it is simply the urge to grow and build your business, hire and fire to create your best team, balance your books, or even show up to work.
Whatever your answer, whatever you’ve stopped craving; I encourage you to first take small sips. When you do, you may very well find your thirst for these good and healthy things once again. They say it takes twenty-one days to create a habit, but you have to move on the first day to make it happen!