+100 Brilliant Life Hacks That’ll Make a Difference in Your Life
Because one should live smart, there are many hacks you can use to make your life way much easier. Below is a list of hacks I’ve learned from crumbly that’ll make a difference in your life:
1- Apart from meditation, running is one of the best ways to reduce your stress.
2- It’s been proven that eating a banana in the morning help relieve depression, irritation and anger.
3- A glass of water in the morning can wake you faster than coffee.
4- A good way to relieve stress, depression, and anxiety is to get your hair and nails done.
5- Feeling depressed? Try drinking water, you might be chronically dehydrated.
6- Other effective treatments for depression are exercise and spending time with pets.
7- When feeling depressed, do some cleaning. Straightening out the physical aspects of your life can also bring clarity to the mental ones.
8- If you want to lose weight, don’t eat 4 hours before bed. It makes a huge difference.
9- Your phone emits a radiation that's 1000 times stronger when the battery is low. Avoid answering it when this is the case.
10- The reason why the cords for chargers are so short, is because using your phone while it's charging can damage the battery.
11- 11 Stress Relieving Foods - Bananas - Pasta - Almonds - Grapes - Green Tea - Oatmeal - Chocolate - Watermelon - Orange Juice - Corn Flakes - Tuna.
12- Eat an orange before working out, it keeps you hydrated and prevents your muscles from getting sore
13- Benefits of cold showers : increases alertness, stimulates your immune system, accelerates your metabolism, tightens your skin, reduces hair loss, sitmulates anti-depression hormones
14- Benefits of hot showers : relaxes your muscles, alleviates migranes, reduces anxiety, lowers your body tention, opens pores and cleans your skin, removes toxins from your skin.
15- A breathing exercice when you can’t sleep : inhale for four seconds. Hold your breath for seven seconds. Exhale for eight seconds. Repeat.
16- Benefits of eating slowly : losing weight, better digestion, enjoying your food and reducing stress.
17- To stop your stomach from rumbling while in public, don’t clench your muscles, instead push out like you have a beer belly.
18- Benefits of growing a bread: protects your skin from the sun, slows down the aging process and prevents allergies.
19- Get rid of bags under your eyes by placing directly under your eyes two slices of raw, peeled potato.
1- If you have to justify it to yourself and hide it from others, it might be a bad idea.
2- When you pee in the shower, you actually save about 1,157 gallons of water a year.
3- If you assume that everything always works out in the end, each time you face a challenge, it usually does.
4- When you can’t make a decision about something, flip a coin. That way, you'll realize what you really want when it is in the air.
5- 2 things you should spend more on; a bed and shoes. If you're not in one, you're in the other.
6- When bringing up children, remember this: the tighter the leash, the further the run when it breaks free.
7- If you want to improve the quality of your relationships, apply the following rule “Admit it when you're wrong and shut up when you're right”.
8- You can buy fun, but you can't buy happiness. Don't get the two confused.
9- Success isn't the way to happiness. Happiness is the way to success. If you love what you are doing, you'll be successful.
10- Behavioral scientists say that we need 21 days to make or break a habit. So, if you can go 21 days without something, you won't need it anymore.
11- It’s been proven that surrounding yourself with positive people increases your life expectancy.
12- Learn to appreciate your grandparents. You'll regret the time you didn't spend with them when they pass away.
13- Never loan someone more than you can afford to give away.
14- If you're the smartest person in the room, you're in the wrong room!
15- Watching the news too much has been proven to depress you and give you an unrealistic view of the world.
16- Smiling, even in a bad mood, will immediately improve your mood. Using these muscles is enough to trigger happy chemicals in the brain.
17- Take pride in everything you do, from flipping burgers to building rockets. It will always show in the quality of your work.
18- Don't ever lie to your doctor, regardless of how embarrassed you are about something. It could save your life!
19- We only need 2 close friends in whom we can trust and dedicate ourselves. Having too many friends might lead to depression and stress!
20- Always go out in public dressed like you're about to meet the love of your life.
21- If you can't afford two of it, you can't afford it.
22- Everyone talks about leaving the planet a better place for our kids. But we should also leave better kids for the planet.
23- The Two-Minute Rule: If you see something that needs doing, and it can be completed within two minutes, do it immediately.
24- Keep a piece of paper and pencil by your bed. People mostly get their best ideas at night.
25- Get a puppy before you decide to have children!
26- If you're having trouble making an important decision, sleep on it. Every big decision deserves at least 24 hours of consideration.
27- Whenever you are planning to start something new, Google search for “Things I wish I knew when I started XYZ.” You will have a complete insight of it.
1- If you have a crush on someone, tell them. That way, you'll either get them, or you'll be set free.
2- When you’re going to dinner and a movie, go to the movie first and then dinner. This way you’ll have something to talk about at dinner.
3- If you're friendzoned, ask her to set you up with one of her friends. That way, she'll either feel jealous and admit her feelings or fix you up on a date.
4- Keep the toilet seat lid down. It creates more problems in married lives than you can imagine.
5- When she starts talking about her problems, don't jump up to give her advice. Just listen.
6- While arguing, hold hands. It’s hard to stay angry while holding hands.
7- Have some common interests between you. You’ll have much more to talk about when you read, watch and listen to the same books, TV shows, movies, music…
8- Keep you love before your ego if you want a lasting relationship. If it isn’t important don’t argue over it.
9- Learn to be happy on your own before increasing your happiness with your partner. If a person who won’t make himself happy, no one else will.
10- Couples who laugh together for 10 minutes a day have a 75% higher chance of having a lasting relationship.
11- Anonymously, send flowers to your wife or girlfriend. If she comes home without them, she could be cheating on you.
12- When on a date, one of the best way to judge a person's character is to see how they treat the waiter.
13- When wearing a new cologne, use a small amount of it. That way, if she likes it, she'll get closer to you to smell it. If she doesn't, it won’t be overpowering.
15- Make note of what your partner does for you when you're sick. It's probably the same things that comfort them the most when they don't feel well.
16- To judge a partner’s character; look at the level of respect a boy treats his mother, or a girl treats her father. This is the level of respect in which they will treat you in a few years.
17- The best marriage will start as a friendship. Marrying someone you consider a close friend reduces the divorce rate by nearly 80%.
Money savers :
1- To save money, think of money as "hours of work" instead of just dollars.
2- When shopping, the cheapest items will be on the top and bottom shelves; not eye level.
3- Never go to the grocery store hungry. You'll end up buying many things you don't actually need.
4- When shopping online, Google the promo codes before making a purchase. You can get anything, from free shipping to 25% off.
5- Candles will burn longer and drip less if they are placed in the freezer for a few hours before using.
6- Ran out of shaving cream? Use olive oil for similar results.
7- Call any pizza place and ask if they have any orders that people didn't pick up. They will let you have them at a discount price.
8- Learn to prefer quality over quantity. A good pair of jeans will last longer than a cheaper one.
Daily life solutions :
1- Put things back where you looked for them first, not where you found them.
2- On Blahtherapy.com and 7cups.com you can find a stranger listener to whom you can vent your problems and secrets.
3- If you can’t decide what to get someone for their birthday. Have them make three guesses of "what you got them." And there you have three things he or she wants.
4- Thinking about sex can temporarily relieve the urge to pee in the case of an emergency.
5- It’s been proven that you’re more likely to remember something you have written in blue ink than something you have written in black ink.
6- To make small shoes fit perfectly, put on three pairs of socks, put the shoes on, and blow dry for 10 minutes.
6- Tie a small piece of bright-colored fabric to your luggage. That way you’ll spot your bag in no time at the airport.
7- It’s been proven that sleeping in a cold room is more likely to cause bad dreams.
8- One of the best ways to cure hiccups is to TRY to hiccup. If it doesn’t work try holding your breath and swallowing three times.
9- To fall asleep easier, read a book. Reading before bed tires your eyes which tricks your brain into feeling tired and thus you fall asleep easier.
10- Eating an orange before working out, keeps you hydrated, and prevents your muscles from getting sore.
11- Cuddling enhances the release of oxytocin which helps wounds heal faster.
12- If you have painful gas, try laying on your back then lift your left knee to your chest. You'll fart right away.
13- If you brush your teeth and still have bad breath, brush your tongue. It’s where bad breath starts.
14- If you need a boost of motivation, take a shower. It will increase your productivity.
15- To suppress laughter at inappropriate times, exhale as much air as possible and hold.
16- When you’re about to face a situation that would make you nervous like public speaking, chew a gum. If you’re 'eating' something, your brain reasons 'I would not be eating if it were a danger. So, I'm not in danger'.
17- If you want to quit smoking, buy the cheapest and most disgusting cigarettes you can and smoke it. this will help your willpower.
18- Another solution to help you quit smoking; go to a sauna 3 days in a row. sweating out the nicotine and will make it easier for you to quit.
19- If you’re going to send your resume, send it as a PDF file and not a word file. it's much professional looking.
20- Have a professional-sounding email address. Nothing turns off an employer faster than "email@example.com on your resume.
21- After a job interview, if you’re asked "Do you have any questions?" always ask "Yes, is there anything about my application that concerns you?”.
22- When you’re well hydrated, you’re body has less effort to do at night which means you can get less sleep.
23- Before going to bed, stretch for 5 minutes. Your muscles will be more relaxed and it'll be easier to fall asleep.
24- Safety tip: if you have to park in a city at night, park in front of a bank. They're lit up and have cameras everywhere.
25- Women will be more receptive to you if you compliment their abilities and skills more than their appearances.
26- When proofreading, read out loud to yourself. Your mouth will catch errors your mind might glance over.
27- If someone presses all of the buttons on an elevator, you can avoid stopping on each floor by pressing each button again twice.
28- When you accidentally text the wrong person, immediately put your phone on airplane mode and once it fails to deliver, delete the message.
29- It’s been proven that smelling rubbing alcohol can relieve nausea almost instantly.
30- Take an empty tissue box and attach it to a full tissue box with elastic bands. Put your used tissues in the empty box and throw it away when it's full.
31- To prevent premature email sent, fill the email address at the end of typing message. This way, you'll never accidentally click and send a premature email.
32- If you bought new jeans and they turn your hands blue, you can wash them with a tablespoon of salt to set the dye.
33- Holding a baby? Raise your eyebrows, don't furrow them. Babies are observant of faces, so they'll be less likely to cry.
34- Before frying, sprinkle a little salt in your pan which will help keep the oil from splattering.
35- If you peel a banana from the bottom, you won't have to pick the little "stringy things" off of it.
37- Don't know whether to write "affect" or "effect"? Use "impact" instead.
38- If chewing gum got stuck in your hair, don't panic and find ice cubes. By clamping the gum between two ice cubes for a minute will freeze the gum and make that structure more rigid to be scraped away.
39- Got a pimple before something important? Use an ice cube to shrink it!
40- Roll your clothes before placing them in the suitcase. This will give you extra space to store other things as well.
41- Suspect someone’s giving you the wrong phone number? Read it back to them incorrectly, if they correct you, it’s legit.
42- Taking a quick nap after learning something new can solidify that memory in your brain
43- Think of being with someone you like/love the moment before you get your picture taken... perfect natural smiles every time.
44- Take note of your body's sleeping position in the morning. This is probably your most comfortable sleeping position. Knowing this can help you get to sleep quicker!
45- Smile before answering the phone. It will make you sound happier and lead to a better conversation.
46- Dial the French button when calling customer support. They always speak good English and you won't have to wait.
47- If your phone battery is really low and you need it for later don't turn it off. Instead, put it on airplane mode. Turning it off and on will waste more battery life.
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