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6 Creative Ways to Keep Cool During Hot Summer Days

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6 Creative Ways to Keep Cool During Hot Summer Days

1. Cool your pulse points by running cold water or ice cubes over your wrists for a few minutes.

2. Place a cold cloth on the back of your neck and leave it there for at least 5 minutes.

3. Eat small amounts of food rather than a big meal. It will help keep you cooler.

4. Cool off your bed at night by filling a standard hot water bottle with cold water. Use it to cool your ankles and the back of your knees.

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5. Don’t turn on the oven! Cook in the microwave, crock pot, or serve something cold.

6. Use overhead (ceiling) fans if you have them. For floor fans, place a bowl of ice or a frozen water jug behind the fan. The air will be cool. You may also want to place a fan on the hot side of a room and have the air blow out, basically allowing the fan to pull the heated air out of the room.

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