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Visual Reminder To Drink Water




I keep a stack of pennies next to my water glass (started with 6, currently 7, soon to be 8). Each time I drink a glass of water, I move one penny to the other side of the glass. Once I've moved all my pennies, I've gotten my minimum water requirement for the day, without having to keep count.

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This is especially motivating if you tend to be a visual person.

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  • That's so funny, I used to do that when I swam laps in my pool. I didn't want to keep count, so before I got in, I'd count out 20 rocks from the surrounding landscaping and put them at the end of the pool. Each time I got down there, I'd pick up a rock and toss it back where it came from. Once the rocks were gone, I was done! emoticon - by STRINGI719
  • There are water bottles available with counters on them that you can move each time you fill up the water bottle. I know if I've filled up and drained the water bottle at least 3 times, I've gotten in my 8 cups for the day. - by BECOMINGDEB

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