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10 Uses for Velcro That'll Make Your Life Easier

Velcro is a hook and loop fastening wonder, with scores of uses from the kitchen to the car. Explore 10 ways you can put it to good use.

6 Self Help Mantras That Actually Hurt

The Internet is awash in self-help advice and "mantras." Unfortunately, a lot of it just doesn't work. Like these.

20 Habits You Must Start Right Now and Be a Better Person

Become the best possible version of you by developing these wholesome, productive habits. Once they've stuck, you're on your way!

11 Affordable Ways to Stay Cool in the Summer Heat

Summer's not over yet and there's still plenty of hot days to get through before Fall arrives. Stay cool with these simple, frugal ways to chill from POPSUGAR.

7 Weird Ways to Keep You and Your Stuff Safe

If fences, locks, and motion-sensing lights are protecting your stuff, it's time to apply some creativity to personal security.

This One Easy Strategy Will Lead to Better Decisions

Before you decide on anything, try on all your options. How do they feel?

The 6 Stages of Dealing With Financial Disaster

When financial disaster strikes, we're likely to follow a process of loss and grieving. Recognize the stages and come out stronger for it.

7 Ways to Appreciate Life's Everyday Moments

Feeling too stressed out? Make these tiny changes in your life and find guilt-free true happiness.

10 Things Healthy People DO NOT Have in Their Homes

Make your next decluttering campaign all about getting rid of the stuff that's making you sick — like all this stuff.

5 Ways That Negativity Can Help You

Turns out, a bad attitude can lead to some positive outcomes. Turn that smile upside down and glower your way to a better, more fulfilling life.

The 10 Offensive Phrases No One Is Telling You About

A lot of the stock phrases we use have much darker meanings than we probably intend. Be careful what you say!

This Is Why You Always Think Things Will Cost Less Than They Do

Estimating costs is hard — and the sad part is, much of the time it's because our brains are working against us. Here's how to regain control.

The 7 Stages of Procrastination (Read This Right Now!)

Get more done and like yourself more by understanding — and overcoming — the seven stages of procrastination.

11 Terrifying Things That Can Happen When Someone Steals Your Phone (And How You Can Protect It)

Your smartphone is stuffed with piles of personal data, which means the loss of a smartphone really… smarts. Take steps to protect it.

Successful Women Have These 7 Things in Their Bags — Do You?

What do successful women carry on their bags? Stuff that helps them succeed! What's in your bag?

Is Your Partner Financially Unfaithful? (1 in 3 Are)

One in three partners in a committed financial relationship has been deceived by their partner about money. Why do partners lie about spending and what can you do about it?

8 Little Ways to Become More Present (and Love Your Life More)

In our go-go-go world, it's hard to step aside and catch a breath. Try these simple activities to refocus on both you and the world around you.

Best Money Tips: The Lifehacks Edition

Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on lifehacks and productivity!

15 Life Skills You Can Learn in 30 Minutes or Less

Improve your life and save money with these 15 easy-to-learn skills!

9 Ways Staying on Budget Can Be Fun (Really!)

Let's face it: Staying on budget is hard. But if you make it fun, you'll get some short-term kicks while you're saving for long-term goals.

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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.

Are You Tipping Wrong? This Is What You Should Be Leaving

Seems like every service counter we encounter includes a strategically placed tip jar. Find out who you should be tipping (and how much).

7 More Quick Tips and Tricks for Better Posture

Improve your posture with a few simple exercises, stretches, and habit changes.

6 Pieces of Credit Card Tech That Will Blow Your Mind

Get ready to replace your old credit cards with new tech that promises to make paying with plastic easier — and more secure — than ever before.

8 Simple Ways to De-Stink Your Stuff

Phew! What's that smell? Whatever it is, eliminate it with one of these simple de-stinkers made with stuff you probably already have on hand.

11 Useful, Genius Math Tricks That Are Actually Easy

Stop fumbling for your smartphone calculator and use these clever tricks to make short work of fractions, percentages, and lots more.

Are You a Doormat? 17 Things Assertive People Never Say

There's nothing wrong with being easy-going, but if too many of these phrases are familiar, you may be selling yourself short. Start stepping up!

How to Effectively Complain to Get What You Want

Effective complaints make everybody happy — including you. Learn the right way to complain and get what you want.

10 Insane, Life-Affirming, and Cheap Things You Must Do Before You Die

You don't have to be rich to live a life of adventure. Get out there and start living!

The 10 Dirtiest, Germiest, Grossest Things You Live With Everyday

Ten reasons you may never touch anything ever again.