Sickness AND Health
Just in case you hadn’t noticed, sickness and health are opposites. You don’t need sickness. But you sure need your health. It’s not just something that’s nice to have around. It’s the core essential to any job you do or any career you have. And it’s so important that even marriage ceremonies bring it up – in sickness and in health…till death do us part. I’m not saying you can avoid sickness altogether…no one can. But I AM saying there are things you can do to give yourself more of a fighting chance and keep you more “in the game” even when you’re sick.
Now put down that diet cola and repeat after me…I want to be healthy…I need to be healthy (are you repeating after me?) If I’m not healthy, I’m no good to anyone. (say it…it’s true) And if I’m healthy, I can overcome obstacles in my mind, body, and work. OK. Do you believe it? Well…believe it.
Chew on this.
Let’s say you eat fast food everyday. But no exercise. You definitely don’t drink enough water. And even when you’re drinking it, you mix it with tea or coffee. And you think you can take your little one-a-day so-called vitamins and keep the bad times away.
Sickness and health are both something you’re responsible for.
It’s essential for you to stay well. People are depending on you to do your best. And when you’re constantly reaching for a tissue to honk your nose…or running for an umpteenth bathroom break…how much good work are you getting done? Did you ever see that commercial where the guy doesn’t know how to get dressed or make breakfast or even get in his car? Turns out he gave up smoking, and he’s having to re-learn how to do everything without a cigarette in his hand. Habits…they’re a pretty big deal.
Don’t be like that guy.
Be well. Stay well. Start now. It’s so much more enjoyable and easier to work on being well than fighting sickness. So…
Be happy. Grin. It’s good for you. And try these 3 things today. They’re easy…
- Drink just about half your body weight in ounces of water
(example: a woman who weights 120 pounds could drink 60 ounces of water)
- Go outside and get some fresh air and sunshine
- Find something to laugh about and…Laugh!
Do things like that, and you won’t jump between sickness and health so often. Then, you’ll be able to create and produce and delight your customers, clients, or audience even more. How do I know?
It just worked for me.
And it’s part of the Rhyme and Reason of life. Remember, there IS a rhyme and reason to life because God made you.