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5 cool tips by Horm Molika

How to be great at swimming   
Swimming is a great asset to have so you can be more athletic and have fun with your friends when you’re at the pool. To pick up the skill quickly, get yourself started by practicing in the shallow end of the pool. The human body floats on water, so stay relaxed and try to pick up a natural rhythm with the water. Also, practice holding your breath so you become comfortable with it. When you start swimming, start on your back – like you’re lying down – and start kicking your legs as you float. Once you feel good doing that, use your hands to push your body through the water. Then, once you’ve accomplished the basics, you can start trying out different stroke styles.

How to take care of your eyes    
What can we do to protect our eyes in Cambodia’s harsh tropical climate? For starters, make sure to wear UV-blocking sunglasses when you’re outside – it’ll keep dust and harmful sunlight out of your eyes. Also, if you’re the type that uses computers all the time, consider bringing eye-drops along with you and using them every half-hour. A good trick to refresh weary, tired eyes is to look at green-coloured objects. Put a lush plant or a green poster on your desk at work and decorate your work space with green to keep your eyes feeling great.

How to get up early and make it on-time
With busy schedules and hectic days, it’s no easy task waking up early at the time we set our alarm clocks for. So, what can we do to jump-start our mornings without oversleeping? First, try going to bed earlier so that you can get at least six hours of sleep. Also, make sure you have loud alarm clock – you’d be surprised how much it helps. On top of that, set another alarm clock on your mobile phone to the same time, which will really get you awake! Finally, make sure the alarm clock is far from your bed so you have to get up to turn it off: a sure-fire way to kick a lazy morning brain into full gear.

How to create your unique and cool style  
Creating a style for yourself isn’t about being strange or weird, but instead setting yourself apart from the crowd so you don’t look the same as everyone else. Let’s think of motorbikes, for instance – everyone likes to drive a particular brand, so a lot of us end up looking the same. To create your own style, try putting a cool decal on your motorbike that fits your personality. It’ll stick out in the parking lot and people will definitely notice. Your style represents you – so stay cool, and stay true.

How to stay smelling good and feeling? fresh
Sometimes, even through perfumes and colognes, it’s hard to keep yourself smelling good in this heat. But here are some good tips: first of all, shower morning and night with a fragrant soap. After you shower, lather up with body lotion and make sure to use a good deodorant. When you do put on fragrance or body spray, next, make sure to use it properly – to keep yourself smelling good all day, spray some on your wrists and neck.



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