Life is hard, and one often needs to improvise to fit into a situation and try to minimize the effect of being a square peg in a round hole.
When you are thinking about buying something you don’t necessarily need, imagine the item in one hand and the cash in the other. Which one would you take?
10 Minute Mail – Temporary E-Mail gives you a fake email address so you don’t have to use your own personal email address when signing up for things.
If you have many different online accounts, you can use Namechk to determine the username, Domain & Trademark Search on every website where your username has been used.
If you want to buy the cheapest airline tickets online, use your browser’s incognito mode or VPN(preferable). Prices go up if you visit a site multiple times.
If someone gives you advice, respond with “you’re right”. It sounds more diplomatic than “I know.”
If you don’t ask for it, you won’t get it. You can get a lot more in life than you think simply by asking.
When finding it difficult to find someone a perfect gift, get a combination of 3 small gifts; one serious, one kinda humourous and the last homemade.
Feeling lucky? There is a company called Diamond Candles which specialises in selling candles which after burning down to finally reveal a ring valuing either $10, $100, $1000 or $5000.
Don’t know whether to write “affect” or “effect”? Use “impact” instead.
Whenever you are curious about something, write it down. This way, whenever you’re bored you’ll have an entire list of things to learn about.
You can rewire your brain to be happy by simply recalling 3 things you’re grateful for everyday for 21 days.
You can shrink a pimple in minutes by putting a dab of Listerine on it. The alcohol will dry it up and cause it to fade.
If you’re ever homeless, spend whatever money you have on a 24 hour gym membership. You’ll have a place to go at night, showers, etc.
Sleeping on your right side will help you fall asleep faster than sleeping on your left.
By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you cannot sink into quicksand.
Fifteen straight minutes of laughter has the same health benefits as 30 minutes of sit ups.
Get a splinter? Pour a small amount of white glue on the area. Let it dry completely and peel it off. The splinter will come right out.
Always exhale when your left foot hits the ground to avoid cramps while running.
Never say “sorry” to another driver after a car accident. It’s admission of guilt and could be used against you in court.
Pineapple juice is 5 times more effective than cough syrup. It also prevents colds and the flu.
When proofreading, read out loud to yourself. Your mouth will catch errors your mind might glance over.
Study your notes within one day of taking them. Retention rates are 60% higher then.
Looking for something? Scan right to left with your eyes. You’ll pick up more since your brain isn’t used to reading that way.
Make friends with three people: a law student, a police officer and a bartender.
If you have a .edu email address, you can get an Amazon Prime account. This lets you watch almost unlimited TV/movies.
When sharing headphones with friends, turn on mono audio on your phone to make the sound split equally.
When calling customer support and getting an automated system, press # over and over again. It forces the system to connect you to human.
Whenever you’re mad at your parents just remember, you vomited on them and they kept you!
It takes one nice comment to brighten someone’s day or it could be one mean comment to push them over the edge. Think twice before you speak.