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Jerry Seinfeld's Secret to Being More Productive and Healthier, In Just 4 Words

In just 4 simple and straight-forward words, Jerry Seinfeld breaks down the key to better health and productivity.<p>Whether you're looking to improve your health, wealth, creativity, or transform your year-- Jerry Seinfeld's rise as a comedian can provide a valuable blueprint to achieving your …

11 Habits of Genuinely Likable People

How to make a great first impression -- and a great lasting impression.<p>There's a formula to making a great first impression: Smile, make eye contact, be engaging. But first impressions can also quickly lose their impact, especially when there's no substance beneath the surface glow.<p>Being genuinely …

Self-improvement

The Secret to Happiness Is 10 Specific Behaviors

Despite happiness being a primary human motivation, only one in three Americans say they're very happy.<p><i>Listen to this song while you read</i><i>? It's a beaut.</i><p>Despite happiness being a primary human motivation, only one in three Americans say they're very happy.<p>Several years ago in an interview with Conan …

Happiness

How to Tame Stress Like a Zen Master

Try this 4-prong approach to effectively manage stress.<p>There is a new mantra that is gaining momentum -- "self-care is the new health care." Recently, I discussed the fact that leaders who incorporate self-care into their schedules enjoy greater employee productivity and a healthier bottom line. …

Meditation

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do.<p>A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A <i>select few</i> are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own world. They don't compete with anyone but themselves. You never know what they will do -- only that you will be …

Motivation

How To Clean a Cast Iron Skillet

Instructions for cleaning a cast iron skillet often include a lot of <i>don'ts</i>: Don't use soap, don't use steel wool, don't put it in the dishwasher. …

How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Pass Your Clutter Through The Three Gates Of Meaning:</b> To decide …

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

RVs

41 Cheap And Easy Backyard DIYs You Must Do This Summer

Go outside! You look like you need a little sun.

Outdoor Tuna Can Lantern

Last week I made a candle chandelier for my deck. It looks so pretty when lit, but the rest of my yard was looking kind of neglected. I was …

DIY

Paper Bag Floors – A Tutorial

Shares 196K<p>Those of you that are looking for an affordable, attractive, totally doable flooring solution have come to the right place! My husband and …

House Design

How to Build a Soccer Goal

Get the latest news, updates and offers<br>from This Old House to your inbox<p>Home>How To | More in Family Projects<p>How to Build a Soccer Goal<p>How to make …

Woodworking

HOW TO fuse plastic bags

I like to use fused plastic, because the material is easily available and versatile. I use in quite a few of my projects.<p>I made a cardboard tray and …

Make a DIY Grill out of a Tin Can

If you're in serious need of a grill but don't have one on hand, you can satisfy that hot dog craving with just a tin can and a cooling rack.<p>We've …

31 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer

While you're impatiently waiting for summer to just GET HERE already, start planning your outdoor space.

How To Overcome Self-Doubt And A Lack of Motivation

You don’t feel like doing anything, you’re in a rut. Here are some possible solutions to help you get back on your feet.<p>This morning I didn’t feel like doing anything. It’s a combination of overtiredness from a few days of hard work, and a lack of sleep last night.<p>I couldn’t motivate myself to do …

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Most Popular DIY Projects of 2013

We cover a ton of DIY projects here on Lifehacker and they're easy to miss or forget about unless you're working on a project right then and there. …

Finishing Easel

Applying a finish to a door or flat project lying on a sawhorse can literally be a pain. So to ease the strain on my back and make it less tiring, I …

Woodworking

Lamp Hack: How to Make Any Lamp Cordless

There’s a common problem in interior design that no one talks about. It’s all very hush-hush, you see. It’s the problem of the <i>lamp cord</i>. (Yeah, I …

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Free Redbox codes are promotional codes that when used during checkout at a Redbox kiosk will get you a free one-night movie or game rental.<p>To use …

Survival

Our tips, tricks, tactics and tales will help you get out of whatever it is you've gotten yourself into.

15 Easy Upgrade Ideas For Your House

Is your house ready for a change? Get inspired with these easy and unique updates you can make to your space.<p>1. Paint a piece of furniture Kool-Aid purple.<p>2. Collect seashells to embellish a fireplace surround.<p>3. Hang a wind chime inside the house where it can catch a breeze.<p>4. Set up an outdoor …

Upcycling With Pallets Infographic | Ultimate Pallet Upcycling Guide

From a simple shelf to a complete house, wooden pallets are a fabulous material to upcycle with and what's more they're often free if you hunt around …

Edible Gardens: 4 Perennial Vegetables to Plant Now

Perennial vegetables come back year after year in edible gardens and if you adore plants that take care of themselves, give them a try.<p>Perennial …

Gardening

The beginner's guide to starting a veg garden

There has never been a more interesting time for edible gardening. It is right on so many levels. It saves money, saves the planet and satisfies our epicurean appetites. Edible gardening is an opportunity to grow interesting flavours fresher than money can buy. It is the key to children being more …

Gardening

7 Powerful Questions To Find Out What You Want To Do With Your Life

<i>What do I want to do with my life?</i> It’s a question all of us think about at one point or another. For some, the answer comes easily. For others, it …

Motivation

10 Simple Habits to Help You to Write Your First Book

Want to <b>write your first book</b>? Over the years, I’ve written hundreds of books, mostly for clients, many for major publishers. Initially, I found …

Creative Writing