Trick yourself into drinking more water

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Trick Yourself Into Drinking More Water

By Michelle Rosique, Buzz60

The key to staying healthy is staying hydrated, but it's not always easy to make sure you're drinking enough water.

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Try these six simple tips to help your body get the H2O it needs:

1. Use a water bottle with artwork and/or phrases that you find personally inspiring. If you bond with your water bottle you will be less likely to forget it.

Here are some snazzy water bottles to consider:

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Metallic Bottle, S'well
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Citrus Zinger Water Bottle, Zing Anything
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Inky Florals Water Bottle, Celia Birtwell
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Eau So Refreshing Water Bottle, ModCloth
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Mara Hoffman Pink & Blue Feathers Water Bottle, S'well
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Collapsible Water Bottle, MoMa
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2. Use a water bottle with a built-in straw so that you can sip, rather than gulp, your water.

3. Stash extra water bottles in places where you are often, such as a desk drawer at the office or under your car seat.

4. Switch your daily vitamins from pill form to powdered form so that you can mix the powder into a water bottle (check in with your doctor first, of course). Two birds, one stone.

5. Drink a glass of water with every glass of alcohol you intake. This also serves as a good way to keep hangovers at bay.

6. Infuse your water with your favorite fruit, to add flavor. You can even make your fruit-flavored water a reward after a good work-out. Now that's super healthy!

Remember, the average human body is approximately 60% water, so it's pretty important!

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