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19 Lazy Person Secrets To Improving Your Life

Upgrading your life doesn't have to be hard.

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We recently asked the members of BuzzFeed Community to share a small, easy thing people can do to change their lives for the better:

1. Put your phone on airplane mode whenever you need to get things done."

"I do it a few hours every day. It may be tough at first, but eventually it'll be kind of relaxing."—laurenb4c686df00
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"I do it a few hours every day. It may be tough at first, but eventually it'll be kind of relaxing."

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2. "Get up as soon as the alarm goes off. Don't just sit in bed doing nothing. It's a massive time waster and sets you up for a slow day."

—kaitlinp43a502972
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3. "Do some spring cleaning on your social media."

"I do this a couple times a year. Unfollow people that bring you down. Delete those messages left by your racist relative on that one picture you posted. Update your info. It makes me feel so much better."—same4cdc4a02a
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"I do this a couple times a year. Unfollow people that bring you down. Delete those messages left by your racist relative on that one picture you posted. Update your info. It makes me feel so much better."

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4. "Make your bed every morning. It's such a quick thing that really helps your room feel instantly tidier."

—carlyb40ba5005d
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5. "When commercials come on TV do some sit ups to kill the time instead of going on your phone!"

—addylynnn
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6. "Stop caring about what people think. You won't really give a shit in a few months or so."

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7. "Study at the library instead of at home."

"I'm going to be a junior in high school this fall, and this has made me so much more productive. Libraries provide the perfect atmosphere for deep focus whereas you might get easily distracted studying at home."—purrkitties
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"I'm going to be a junior in high school this fall, and this has made me so much more productive. Libraries provide the perfect atmosphere for deep focus whereas you might get easily distracted studying at home."

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8. "If something takes less than 5 minutes to do, don't put off. Even if it's not urgent, do it anyway. Make this a habit and you'll be amazed at how much you end up accomplishing in one day."

—cristinli
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9. "Start the day with 10 minutes of being mindful. Ground yourself, flesh our your emotions, and get in a safe mind space."

"There are lots of mindfulness resources out there to look at!"—mollyk44cce9060
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"There are lots of mindfulness resources out there to look at!"

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10. "Ask yourself this one question every day: 'What would the me from twenty years from now want me to do?"

—danip4909a4843
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11. "Organize your 'fridge."

"It drives me crazy when I open it and can't find anything. I go in, pull out what's not good anymore, follow FIFO (first in, first out), and wash the produce drawers. I also try to date thing I put in my fridge."—jennab17
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"It drives me crazy when I open it and can't find anything. I go in, pull out what's not good anymore, follow FIFO (first in, first out), and wash the produce drawers. I also try to date thing I put in my fridge."

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12. "Go to the bank every payday and put a few dollars — whatever you can spare after your fixed expenses — into your savings account."

"I made it a habit and now I save so easily, and when I transfer the difference into my savings account, it feels as good as spending it."—tms2109
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"I made it a habit and now I save so easily, and when I transfer the difference into my savings account, it feels as good as spending it."

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13. "Eat a damn fruit."

"Whenever I feel depressed I think, have I had ANY vitamins/nutrients in my diet this week? Let's be real, probably not. So I eat some fruit and I always feel a little bit happier."—eliep2
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"Whenever I feel depressed I think, have I had ANY vitamins/nutrients in my diet this week? Let's be real, probably not. So I eat some fruit and I always feel a little bit happier."

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14. "NEVER be afraid to say no! In the end it's your time, and in the words of Professor Slughorn, 'Use it well.'"

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15. "Stretch every morning after waking up, especially if you enjoy yoga. It'll wake your body and you'll feel better throughout the day."

—carleyv40e8972dc
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16. "Smile as often as possible."

"It's contagious. If you're speaking with someone and smile genuinely, they usually do so back. It makes people's days and you'll be surprised how important that can be."—b4dd06e7f3
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"It's contagious. If you're speaking with someone and smile genuinely, they usually do so back. It makes people's days and you'll be surprised how important that can be."

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17. "Don't be afraid to ask for help. Whether it's something at work, at home, personally, physically, whatever, reach out to a friend or family member."

—taylerd
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18. "Drink half your body weight (measured in pounds) in ounces every day. So, for example, a 150-pound person should drink 75 ounces of water a day."

—daniellems
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19. "Whenever you feel the need to, express thanks or love for the people who are close to you."

"I thank my co-workers at the end of the day for being there. I make sure to hug my loved ones before I leave them. You never know what day will be your last, so I always do what I can to brighten another person's day."—saraelizabethb4c72b471e
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"I thank my co-workers at the end of the day for being there. I make sure to hug my loved ones before I leave them. You never know what day will be your last, so I always do what I can to brighten another person's day."

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