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Being open to new people and ideas...I have found that if you start with a smile and keeping yourself open to new people and new ideas then you are usually not disappointed! it can open be the start to getting creative and keeping you motivated. 211
I've found a great way to exercise my upper body is to play with my young children on a bed. How so, you ask? I've gotten creative in the "how" but it started with helping my daughter "jump" on the bed while I lifted her up to touch the ceiling. 3-4 sets of 10 reps of THAT and you get a great (and fun) workout.
In order to get 8 glasses a day I add a few slices of apple or cucumber or sprigs of mint to my water. It helps to keep me interested in the water instead of getting bored of the taste. I also drink it through a straw which helps me drink more, faster without realizing. Get lemon wedges at restaurants instead of soda or iced tea and avoid the packets of flavor since there is a lot of added sugar. Keep it natural and experiment!
You can flavor water with pretty much anything - melon, any citrus (I love limes) just get creative for a subtle flavor!
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