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22 Impossibly Practical Life Hacks Everyone Should Try

These tricks and general tips for living will make everything so much easier. Suggestions via this Quora thread.

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Go from chill songs to more energetic beats. You’ll know how well you’re doing with time by the songs currently playing.

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No need to waste your time and energy on something with no potential.

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When you’re hungry and everything looks delicious, you have a tendency to pick out more food. By going after a meal, you’re more likely to just buy the necessities.

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Great for when you don’t have an iron (or time).

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Set a daily cell phone alert and then floss/brush your teeth so you aren’t tempted to eat useless calories at night. Make sure to drink plenty of water!

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Example: “It’s nice to meet you, Jim.”

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This works best for flats. Put on thick socks and then your shoes, blow-dry your shoes around the tight sections for a few minutes, let it cool, and you’re done! Test them out and repeat the process if you need them more stretched out.

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Ban credit cards! (But not really because those are important.)

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You’ll eat less food, chew it properly, savor it more, digest it better, and be hungry less often because both your stomach and mind realize you’ve been fed.

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That way you won’t have trouble the next time.

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If your good mood goes away, it will be harder to follow through.

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And if you’re still having trouble, set all of your clocks forward.

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The clothes you didn’t use will be on the hangers that are backward.

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The warmth will help get rid of it faster.

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You’ll be forced to get up and turn it off rather than hit snooze and fall back asleep.

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You may have to repeat the process every now and again, but it keeps your rings from turning a copper color and you won’t have green stains!

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This is how most flight attendants pack.

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You will probably ruin the highlighter, but if you’re desperate to get permanent marker off, this will help. After you neutralize the stain, clean it off with soap and water.

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Flights without TV should be banned, but this is a good alternative.

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And you can start with the garage.

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Twenty years from now, you’ll want memories, not trinkets.

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You’ll save a surprising amount of time if you just stop procrastinating.

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