Life Hacks

11 Creative Ways to Use Golf Balls Around the House

Do you have a lot of extra golf balls lying around but no time to hit the links? Put them to use with these creative options for your home.

20 Little Ways to Make Your Stuff Last Longer

Extend the useful life of the things you own — and extend the life of your savings account — with a few, easy, maintenances tricks.

4 Things Most People Don't Realize Are Holding Them Back

Is it always two steps forward, one step back? Don't get frustrated — understand what's holding you back, then move forward around it.

6 Ways to Get Prettier, Smarter, and Healthier While You Sleep

You can get all that from just a good night's sleep? As long as you're doing it right. Read on to learn more about the secret power of sleep.

109 Random Acts of Kindness You Can Start Doing Today

It doesn't take a lot to brighten someone's day. Here are more than a hundred of them!

How to Have More Eureka! Shower Moments

Science has figured out why showers make us creative ("a-ha!"), and you can use this insight to create lots more "Eureka!" moments, too.

12 Things You Need to Stop Doing Today to Be a Better Friend

What do we value most in life? Family and friends. Keep and strengthen those precious bonds by avoiding these common relationship-busters.

Confident People Have These 10 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

Look around your home. Do you possess many of these talismans of the self-confident?

The Only 5 Words You Need to Declutter Your Life

Bust your clutter with the help of these five words. Here's a hint — they all begin with the letter "R".

Independent People Have These 7 Things in Their Homes — Do You?

We can always be more self-reliant. How many of these items of independent people do you use?

Are You in the Wrong Career? Here's How to Tell

Get help choosing or changing a career with this collection of life-altering online tools and databases.

15 Ways to Get People to Respond to Your Email

Make the most of both your and your recipient's inbox time by making your email more efficient to read and respond to.

10 Quick Ways to Become More Hygienic

Guess what? Good hygiene means good health as well as good cleanliness. Clean up your act, inside and out.

8 Hours? 9 Hours? This Is How Much Sleep You REALLY Need

Home many ZZZ's does a person really it need? The answer is "it depends and it's probably less than you think."

8 Powerful Brain Hacks You Can Do in Under 2 Minutes

Your brain is a powerful tool! Make sure you're using its power for good.

4 Ways Your Mind Can Make You Rich

The human brain is not powerful enough to will money into existence — but it's close. Here's how to put mind over money.

People Who Love Their Bodies Do These 12 Things — Do You?

You don't have to look like a runway model to love the body you have. Start treating it with the care you both deserve.

16 Major Dos and Don'ts at a Job Interview

Your resume, network, online profiles all worked and you've landed the interview. Don't mess up now!

12 Awesome Things You Didn't Know You Could Get at the Library

Your local library shares a lot more than books and old movies these days. Find out what you're missing by not renewing your library card.

5 Work Habits From Country Music

Sure, country music has plenty to say about pickups and dogs, but country also teaches us a lot about work, too.

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15 Little Ways to Make Yourself a Better Person While Watching TV Tonight

Face it, there really isn't much "must -see TV" these days. Augment your next tube watching session with these little life improvers.

16 Ways You Are Causing Road Rage

It's not your fault if the other driver has poor impulse control, but you really should avoid these rage inducing driving behaviors.

The One Word You Need to Start Using Today to Have a Better Life

Really— this one little word possesses incredible power to make the world better. You can thank us for it later.

Want to Be Happier? Work These 7 Magic Words into Your Vocabulary

The words we say and think have a strong influence over our moods and emotions. Harness their power to gain (and spread) more happiness in your life.

The 10 Stupidest Things Smart People Say

You're smart, wise, savvy — so stop saying these 10 words and phrases that make you look stupid!

10 Things Interviewers Really Want to Know When They Ask These Questions

Learn to read the truth behind these common job interview questions, so you can respond with the answers that get you hired.

11 Fun Games That Make You Smarter, Too

Sure, games are fun, but they can also make us smarter, teach us about money, and stave off dementia. Try these brain building pastimes.

12 Things You Won't Ever Use Again and Should Throw Out Today

Maybe you're sentimental, or maybe you subscribe to "out of sight, out of mind," but whatever the reason, stop hanging onto your old junk!

6 Negative Traits That Are Actually Good for You

We're often taught to avoid certain negative traits and habits. Before you remake yourself into a saint, consider the positives of these negatives.

6 Ways to Be a Better Friend Without Any Effort

We'd all like to be better friends — and we should be. Keep your friends close with some simple relationship builders.

The 5 Best Ways to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Workday

If you don't do morning right, chances are the rest of the day is shot, too. Set aside 10 minutes early to set the stage for a productive day.

6 Painless Ways to Split the Check

Whether you split the bill evenly or item by item, easily find out who owes how much — saving you a headache and your server some hassle.

6 Ways to Trick Salespeople

Get familiar with the psychology of persuasion and turn the tables during your next sales negotiation.

Successful Men Carry These 7 Things Around With Them — Do You?

Success is ultimately about the content of one's character — with a little help from the contents of one's pockets, too.

8 Giveaways That People Were Just Talking About You

Our ears aren't actually very reliable when it comes to sensing gossip and busybodies. Here's what to look for instead of toasty earlobes.

6 Easy Tricks to Become Instantly More Likeable

Win friends and influence people with these simple techniques of the charming.

Are You a Hothead? 10 Things Patient People Never Say

Sometimes even the best of us lose our cool. If you find yourself belting out any of these phrases frequently — you may need to tone it down.

6 Little Ways to De-Stress (and Enjoy Life More)

Everybody's stressed — even you. Take the edge off with some simple, scientifically proven stress relievers.

Multitasking Sucks Even More Than You Thought

Here's yet another reason to give up on multitasking — plus a simple productivity plan to do instead to help you get stuff done.

10 Little Words That Will Get You the Best Price, Every Time

There's nothing complicated about getting the best price — you just need to know what to say.