Life Hacks

15 Things Most People Screw Up When Meeting the Parents

Meeting the parents is filled with pitfalls. Impress everybody — including yourself — by avoiding these common mess-ups.

9 Dumb Little Things You Need to Stop Saying Today

We all rely on little catch phrases and verbal shortcuts. Unfortunately, many are thoughtless or hurtful or just plain dumb. Stop saying them!

13 Things People With Good Table Manners Never Do

Everybody knows about elbows and tables, but what do you do if you're the subject of the toast? Learn that and more before your next fancy dinner.

6 Nervous Tics You Need to Stop Right Now

It's okay to feel nervous sometimes, but if your tension looks like this, it's time to do something about it.

Master These 15 Interview Questions

Land a job interview? Great. Now seal the deal by learning how to answer these 15 common job interview questions.

17 Little Ways to Feel More Confident

Confidence is critical to happiness and success. Get some with this collection of easy ways to find more faith in yourself.

The 7 Best and Worst Ways to Ask for Help

Need a hand asking for assistance? We're here to help.

Bosses Say These Are Their 6 Favorite Qualities in Employees — Do You Have Them?

These qualities managers say they look for in employees could be the difference between getting a raise and getting a pink slip.

11 Easy Memory Hacks

Start remembering more of the stuff that matters with this collection of simple — and surprising — memory enhancement tricks.

20 Ways to Use Pool Noodles

Floaty, foamy pool noodles have a million and one uses. Here are 20 to get you started.

12 Grammar Mistakes That Are Making You Look Stupid

What you say is what really matters, right? The truth is, how you say it is often more important. Avoid these common errors for sharper messages.

Do You Have Any of These 4 Most Irrational Fears?

What are you afraid of? If you're like a lot of other scaredy-cats, it's probably clowns.

23 Airport Hacks to Remember Before Your Next Flight

The airport is no picnic, but you can make it bearable with this collection of clever air transport how-tos and workarounds.

People Who Love Their Bodies Never Do These 17 Things — Do You?

Poor health habits may indicate a lack of self-confidence — and they may contribute to it. End these habits and start feeling better inside and out.

10 Serious Health Benefits of Laughter

From improved lung function to a fitter midsection, a hearty laugh offers plenty of unexpected health benefits. No joke!

15 Time-Saving Tools Everyone Should Own

Where does the time go? Who knows, but without these 15 must-have time and labor savers, it would go even faster.

The 4 Most Effective Times for Setting a New Goal

Take advantage of some quirks in the calendar — and your psychology — to jumpstart your campaign to reach your next goal.

11 Time Saving Hacks From the World's Busiest People

Time is your most precious resource. Learn how to save some for yourself (and your family), by doing what really super busy people do.

9 Easy Ways to Start Taking Better Care of Yourself Today

It doesn't take a lot of effort to become the new, better looking and feeling you. Start with these simple (and quick!) self-improvers.

How to Fight Off Every Cause of Bad Breath

Nobody wants to be the one who fouls the room with stinky breath. Take a few simple steps to keep your exhalations modest and inoffensive.

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7 Basic Ways to Become Your Own Life Coach

Life coaches can help us make positive changes. If you can't afford the time or money for one, take steps to coach yourself. You can do it!

The 6 Best Reasons to Quit Your Job

When's the right time to quit a job? When it's doing you more harm than good.

12 Ways You Can Go Easier on Yourself

Pushing hard to exceed our own high expectations can lead to burnout. Learn how to dial it back to reduce stress and remain productive and engaged.

9 Ways You Put Your Life at Risk Every Day

Forget about plane crashes, war, and Ebola. The biggest risks to your health are things you encounter every day.

3 Unbelievable Visualization Board Success Stories

There's a lot of skepticism around the idea of visualization boards, but plenty of people are convinced, such as the three people profiled here.

15 Productive Ways to Reduce Stress

If lack of productivity is causing you stress, kill two birds with one stone with these stress relievers that help you get more done.

Organized People Have These 5 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

One thing organized people don't have in their homes is a lot of clutter (or they hide it really, really well). Find out where.

Best Money Tips: Habits for Long-Term Happiness

Today we found some awesome articles on habits that create long-term happiness, spending $100 a month on groceries, and survival skills for everyday life.

11 Ways to Get Over Rejection

Whether it's a job, a relationship, a big purchase, nobody likes being rejected. Understand rejection's ancient roots and learn how to overcome it.

15 Savvy Tips for a Smoother Move

Moving from one home to another is never easy, but you can make it easier with some smart organization and some clever packing hacks.

How to Fix 18 Common Wardrobe Malfunctions

A clothing malfunction can happen at the worst time — before a big meeting, during a date. Stay covered with this collection of easy, quick fixes.

Masters of Small Talk Never Do These 10 Things — Do You?

Unless you're a meteorologist, a quip about the weather will kill a conversation before it starts. Learn that and nine other small talk never dos.

Best Money Tips: The Enemies of Productivity

Today we found some terrific articles about the enemies of productivity, smart ways to stick to habits, and saving up for big purchases.

6 Signs That You're Sleep Deprived

Maekin moar meestakes at werk then yousyewl? Yep, that's a sign you aren't getting enough sleep.

Smart Investors Have These 6 Traits — Do You?

It takes money to make money investing, and it takes a certain kind of person. Find out if you are, and if you aren't — how to become one.

12 Tricks That Make You Look Skinnier (Without Being Skinner)

Look your best even when you aren't feeling your best with a few clever shape-shifting tricks.

People Who Love Expanding Their Minds Do These 13 Things — Do You?

Expand your mind with these fun, engaging, and habit forming activities — no habit forming substances required!

9 Things People With Good Phone Skills Never Do

The telephone conversation is it's own realm, one that includes it's own rules and etiquette. How many of these "phone's pas" have you committed?

Tech-Savvy People Have These 10 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

If you're reading this you're already kind of tech-savvy. But if you've got most of this stuff, then you are really, actually tech savvy.

7 Habits That Are Quietly Making You Fat (and Have Nothing to Do With Eating)

Scale groaning a little more each time you step on? Lots of bad, little diet and fitness habits add up to big pounds. Think small fixes and lose it!