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I recently came across the startling fact that 50-70% of our body is water.

I was then reminded that 71% of the Earth's surface is water.

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That's interesting, I thought.

The Earth and the Body have remarkably similar water ratios. Coincidence?

One thing is for certain, we humans have evolved to live no place else. We have grown up from the Earth as much as that tree outside your window, or that bird perched over there. Our habitat is the Earth's crust, the very surface with which we share this water ratio.

Our health and well-being is one with the health and well-being of our ecosystem. The sooner we fully accept this inseparability, the better.

One way is to consciously appreciate the water sources we drink from and the quantities we consume, be it through drinking, washing, cleaning, or otherwise. Conscious consumption at every opportunity, including:

  • Brushing teeth
  • Washing dishes
  • Drinking throughout the day
  • Cooking
  • Washing clothes
  • Watering plants
  • Taking a shower
  • Drawing a bath

Let's consume with awareness. The sustainability of our planet body depends on it.