Beat The Heat

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Summer Beach ImageIt’s shaping up to be a very hot summer. Here are some tips to stay cool as the mercury rises:

1.  Stay hydrated – drink at least 60-80 oz of water each day.  Our body sweats more in hot weather, so it’s much easier to become dehydrated – and overheated.

Tip:  Keep a gallon bottle of water nearby, and refill your portable bottles frequently.

2.  Stay cool – wet and wring out a small hand-towel. Place the towel around your neck if you begin to feel too warm.  Re-wet it frequently.  Doing this will help you feel more comfortable & may reduce your body temperature to a more optimal level.

Tip:  When traveling, hiking, or engaging in sports, keep the towel in a gallon ziploc bag for convenience.  Keep it moist, and use it often.

3.  Go Barefoot – yep, that’s right…take off your shoes.  For most of us, adjusting the temperature of our feet helps the rest of our body be more comfortable.

Tip:  Keep a pair of stylish, but comfortable flip-flops handy, and change into them if you start to feel uncomfortably warm.
By following these tips, you’ll find yourself more able to handle the heat this summer.

Do you have a great “Beat The Heat” tip?  Email me at Sandy@SandySchell.com

I would enjoy your feedback and wish you THE BEST of HEALTH this Summer!

Live Life Fully,

Sandy

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