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How To Beat The Summer Heat: 6 Tips On Keeping Cool

Summer’s here! The sun is shining, the days are long, and that ice cream truck music is calling our names. We love the sunshine and warm weather, but things can get pretty hot! Don’t worry though, we’ve got you covered. Here are 6 easy tips to stay cool and comfy all summer long!

  1. Hydrate
  2. Wear Light Colors
  3. Embrace the Power of Water
  4. Seek Shade
  5. Make smart food choice
  6. Cooling down your space

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1. Hydrate Like a Champ

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This one’s a no-brainer. Summer heat destroys your body’s fluids, so staying hydrated is key. Aim to drink plenty of water throughout the day, even if you don’t feel thirsty. Think of it as your internal air conditioning! Bonus points for keeping a reusable water bottle with you and infusing it with fruits like cucumber or berries for a refreshing twist.

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2. Dress for Success (Against the Heat)

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Ditch the dark colors and heavy fabrics. Opt for loose-fitting, breathable clothing made from natural fibers like cotton or linen. These materials allow for better airflow and help keep sweat from sticking to your skin. And don’t forget the hat! A wide-brimmed hat shades your face and neck, preventing sunburn and keeping your head cool.

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3. Embrace the Power of Water

how to beat the summer heat

Take a cool shower or bath to instantly lower your body temperature. A quick dip in a pool, lake, or even a kiddie pool in your backyard can also do wonders. Feeling fancy? Set up a mister on your patio and enjoy a refreshing spritz while you relax.

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4. Seek Shade

how to beat the summer heat

The sun is the main source of heat, so avoiding it during peak hours (usually between 10 am and 4 pm) is wise. Plan outdoor activities for the mornings or evenings when the sun is lower in the sky. If you must be outside during the day, find shady areas to take breaks and cool down. Parks, patios with umbrellas, or even the cool side of your house can be your summertime havens.

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5. Make Smart Food Choices

how to beat the summer heat

 Spicy foods might sound counterintuitive, but they can help you sweat, which is the body’s natural cooling mechanism. However, go easy on the super-hot curries! Focus on lighter meals with plenty of fruits and vegetables – think watermelon, salads, and gazpacho. These foods are high in water content and keep you feeling hydrated from the inside out.

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6. Cool Down Your Space

how to beat the summer heat

Strategic use of air conditioning can be a lifesaver on scorching days. However, keeping your home cool doesn’t have to break the bank. Close blinds and curtains during the day to block sunlight and heat gain. Invest in ceiling fans to circulate cool air. For a truly low-tech option, try soaking a washcloth in cold water and placing it on your pulse points like your wrists or neck for a quick cool-down.

By following these simple tips, you can stay cool, and comfortable, and enjoy all the fun that summer has to offer. So, grab your water bottle, and a comfy hat, and get out there to make some sizzling summer memories!

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Farzeen Mubarak
Farzeen Mubarakhttps://bepsych.com/
Hello, I'm Farzeen, a writer who loves to explore different topics. I've written articles on a wide range of subjects, from technology to health, lifestyle, and more. My goal is to create content that's easy to understand and enjoyable to read. When I'm not writing, I'm out discovering new places and trying delicious food. I'm always eager to learn and share fresh insights with my readers.
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