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    27 Ways To Be A Better Adult This Month

    It's March and the fact that we're in 2019 is *just* starting to register. Don't give up on those resolutions yet!!!

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    1. Switch to a minty charcoal toothpaste that'll make you remember why teeth are called pearly whites.

    2. Throw in a dye-trapping sheet with mixed washes so your dark wash jeans don't ruin your white shirts. Yay for not having to separate laundry!

    3. Relieve hand stress, strengthen your grip, and give yourself something to fidget with at work with squishy exercise eggs.

    4. If you're thinking about redecorating your place but don't want to paint the walls, opt for peel-and-stick wallpaper that'll give you the same effect with zero mess and commitment — it'll come right off when you're ready for something new.

    5. Prepare for tax day by compiling all your documents (W-2 forms, 1099 forms, receipts, medical expense records, etc.) beforehand with the help of a checklist. Trust me, do it now and you'll feel waaay less anxious in April!

    6. Then, sort and stash all those papers in a wall organizer so they're easily accessible (and not cluttering up your desk).

    7. Wrap your earbuds in a silicone case to keep them clean and untangled.

    8. When preparing for big events that require sending lots of snail mail (such as a wedding), invest in envelope moisteners to save your tongue from drying out.

    9. If you never know what to eat and/or have dietary restrictions, download Mealime — a meal-planning app that'll make cooking *almost* as easy as ordering takeout.

    10. Use numbered luggage tags on your next vacation so no suitcase gets left behind at baggage claim.

    11. If you hate drinking regular water, try flavoring it with a packet of crystallized lemon (or lime) — it'll taste just like the fresh fruit but won't require any refrigeration.

    12. Get a head start on spring cleaning (I know, I know, it's technically still winter) by tackling some of the stains you didn't get to last year with a ridiculously effective carpet spot remover.

    13. Rest your heat styling tool in a silicone holster instead of the narrow area around the sink (especially if you have a tendency to leave it on accidentally).

    14. Apply a screen protector on your brand new phone because just you never know when it might slip out of your hands. This one is crystal clear, easy to apply, and might just save you from a shattered screen.

    15. Clean and moisturize your skin with a rose petal witch hazel toner that thousands of people swear by. (It has over 10,000 reviews on Amazon and a 4.5/5 star rating!)

    16. Read an ode to being organized and why it's a great form of self-care as well as a gift to others.

    17. Speaking of getting organized, treat yourself to a non-dated planner, because we're not always ready to get our shit together by January 1st.

    18. Stretch your feet and legs after an intense workout or a long day at the office with a foot rocker.

    19. Never rest your bag on a dirty floor again with a hanger clip that doubles as a bangle.

    20. Overcome your mid-day slump and freshen your breath with caffeinated mints. Non-coffee drinkers rejoice!

    21. Earn cash back on your everyday purchases with the Ibotta app. That's free money, people!

    22. Boost your oral hygiene with a copper tongue scraper — it's the ultimate solution to bad breath.

    23. Pick up some life-changing habits from our readers that won't take up too much of your time but can make a big difference — like making your bed every morning!

    24. Save your nails from the unpleasant task of peeling off sticker labels with a scraper tool, instead of ruining the manicure that you paid hard-earned money for.

    25. While we're on the topic of nails, stop splits, chips, and cracks with a nail strengthening cream formulated with calcium, vitamins, and jojoba oil. It'll also condition your cuticles and help boost nail growth.

    26. Don't just accept the crack around your door that's letting in a chilly draft — line it with adhesive foam so precious heat doesn't leak out and bugs don't sneak their way in.

    27. Smooth out your unruly hair with minimal pain and breakage using a flexible paddle brush.

    When you wanna order takeout for the fifth night in a row but you can't because of budgeting reasons:

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