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    Sep 19, 2016

    10 Practical Tips To Make You A Better Adult

    Time to start adulting like a real adult.


    1. Go to the grocery store on a weekday to pay less.

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    Too lazy to go on the store after a long day? Of course you are. But stores tend to be less busy during the week, and beyond the obviously faster lines, they tend to have more promotions during the week to attract the brave of heart.

    2. Hang your clothes on a clothesline to dry them quickly and with fewer wrinkles.

    If you want your clothes to last longer and hate ironing after every wash, try drying on a clothesline instead of using a hot, damaging dryer.

    3. Dishwashing detergent is great for cleaning the lenses of your glasses and getting rid of greasy fingerprints.

    Glass cleaner works well too!

    4. Put a paper towel in the container with your leafy greens to keep them from wilting too much.

    The paper absorbs moisture and leaves everything fresh.

    5. Take advantage of those boring Sunday evenings to pick out outfits for each day of the upcoming week.

    Pulling together outfits beforehand will save you tons of time in the mornings. Just make sure to look at the weather forecast first!

    6. Likewise, you should plan out your meals for the week in advance too. Then make a grocery list with everything you'll need for that week.


    Planning your meals out beforehand will save you time, but it will also keep you from buying too much stuff you won't use, and it should help you save money and throw away less spoiled food.

    7. Roll your clothes instead of folding them. It gives you a lot more space, and you can see everything at a glance.

    You'll never lose a shirt in the back of the drawer ever again.

    8. Learn to cook meals that only require one pot.

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    Eat well, spend less money, and wash fewer dishes. Three excellent reasons to give some of these recipes a try!

    9. Create a playlist that's exactly as long as the time from when you wake up to when you leave in the morning. Play it while you get ready to stay on schedule.


    It's a fun way to stay on task as you're getting ready.

    10. If something takes less than two minutes to do, just do it. (i.e., make your bed.)

    Aside from getting rid of small obstacles in your path, it'll make you feel more effective. And then it'll give you more time to do your own thing later.

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