Be skeptical of everything. Of every rule. Of every way to be ‘better.’ The thief doesn’t worry about life hacks. He is living life.
If you are unfamiliar with the term “life hack”, Merriam Webster defines it as “a usually simple and clever tip or technique for accomplishing some familiar task more easily and efficiently.” In other words, they are the cheat codes for our everyday lives provided to us by our innovative peers.
Science and research have proven that willpower works like a muscle. The more we train it, the better it gets.
Are you too lazy to get out of bed and to work out? Me too! Do leg lifts or butt squeezes while you’re reading this for heavens sake!
Most people think multitasking is doing two or more things at the same time, but research has proven that our brain can’t actually handle multiple tasks at once. What we are actually doing is simply switching from task to task — back and forth.
Smile at yourself in the mirror. I know, I know. This may sound cheesy, but it’s an easy and effective way to boost your self-esteem, and a way for you to check in with yourself and gain self-confidence.
Embrace change. You need to get comfortable with this simple idea: The only thing constant is change. Instead of fearing it, embrace it.
Social media is like that person who’s butt crack is showing while they are sitting down — you don’t want to look but you can’t look away. But really…it’s addicting. It’s informative. It can be interesting and fun. It can be depressing and alienating. But whether or not we like it, social media is now part of the way our society functions.
Do your research, know the flights and the alternatives, call multiple times, don’t overlook open jaws, and when you get the answer you want, book it immediately.