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RICH'S LIFE HACKS: Stay cool!


HOW TO HACK YOUR WAY COOLER:

PEPPERMINT IS KEY:

The menthol in peppermint TRICKS US into feeling cool, which you can use to your advantage on warm days. Reader’s Digest SUGGESTSewing some PEPPERMINT

tea and popping it into the fridge; when it’s cool, you can put it in a bottle and spray yourself as temperatures soar.

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TRICK YOURSELF INTO BEING HYDRATED:

Hydration is key when you're trying to fight the battle against a very hot day. It's important to replenish the fluids lost by sweating, which is your body's natural way of cooling itself. There's an easy way to keep your drinks interesting while trying to stay cool. Simply cut lemon and lime into small slices, put them into a plastic bag, and freeze them.

They will turn into lemon and lime ice-slices which you can add to your favorite beverage. This should work in two different ways - it will help to COOL YOUR BEVERAGE and will also encourage you to drink more.

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UINPLUG:

You prob can’t go yanking the plugs from everything in your place, butwhen it’s hot, unplug them .. whatever they are.. the electricity generates a little HEAT.. and you can save on the AC BILL by unplugging things you aren’t using .

Although you can’t see it, these plugs generate radiated heat that drives up indoor temperatures.

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