Now, we’ll never do that, EverTry to stand between you and the first marathonBasic Weight lossOr your dream job. Thinking big — and setting big goals — is important, especially when you set your sights on new chapters in life. Having said that, I sometimes think a little smallest– In fact, maybe making a few minor tweaks to your routine – it can produce some bulk W, very. Simple life hacks don’t have to be great.
This could mean just replacing one drink of the day with water and watching your weight go down. Or using a simple timer on your desk will increase your productivity tenfold. Or even doing some very small and invisible exercises that will have a huge impact on your sex life. Best of all: None of these tricks cost a nickel, and none of them take a lot of time. However, according to experts from a range of disciplines — productivity, nutrition, dating, and finance — they all deliver measurable results.
1. To Get Things Done Try The Pomodoro Technique
You know the red tomato-shaped kitchen timers?
This is the inspiration for this hack.
Instead of trying to focus on working for hours on end, divide your time into 30-minute chunks. Work on a task for 25 minutes, then give yourself five minutes to get frustrated, get out of the zone, or curl up on the internet. repeats.
Productivity expert Michael Sliwinsky, CEO of nozbe.com. “When you really focus on your task and work on it without any distraction, you will be amazed at how well you do.”
2. To reduce pressure, make a “2 x 4”
“The less stress you have in your body, the better you will perform. Stress Makes You Stupid,” says Emily Fletcher, founder of Stress Makes You Stupid Ziva Meditation. She recommends a simple hack that requires no knowledge of Zen, meditation, or mindfulness: what she calls breathing twice.
“If you’re feeling hot with a co-worker or your partner, simply stop and walk across the room or down the hall,” Fletcher explains. “While walking, breathe in for two steps and out for four. Do this for a few minutes, then come back and finish the conversation. It gives you a way to calm the vagus nerve, which connects the brain to the body.”
3. To drop some fat, replace the water with one drink
The nutritionist explains: “Stop drinking a soft drink and replace it with water every day.” Mitzi Dolanco-author (with NFL legend Tony Gonzalez) from All-Pro Diet. “Doing this every day saves you 150 calories, resulting in an annual weight loss of 15 pounds.”
You might think, “Right, but I’m smarter than that, and I actually switched to diet soda years ago.” However, the same principle applies to healthy-looking drinks such as juice. I used to drink OJ every morning because it feels so healthy – Vitamin C, right? But an average 12-ounce cup contains nine teaspoons of sugar…or about as much as a can of Coca-Cola.
4. For Better Sex, Practice Kegels (Yeah, Really)
It may sound weird or intimidating or even, well, unmanly, but sex therapist Gloria Bramy, Ph.D., (author of the book The truth about sexHe says kegels are the best thing you can do to boost your performance in the sack.
“Kegals are essential to male sexual health. They keep your anatomy healthy, promote virility, and aid in proper bladder and bowel function.”
Here’s how to do it: Squeeze the pelvic muscles for a few seconds, then release. thrice. And you’re done. If you’re not sure exactly where these muscles are, go to the urinal. “Hold the urethra. Stop, let it start flowing, stop. Repeat two more times. Now you know what muscles you need to work on,” says Brami. Doing the exercise is quick and easy. You can do this at your desk, in your car, or in the elevator – whenever you have free time.
5. To tame your schedule, plan your day the night before
Recommended by Mike Vardy, founder of the company productivity. “Early risers can start working with their game plan, allowing them to be more productive from the start.” And if you are a night owl? And suddenly you have an agenda that gives you direction in the morning teeter, allowing you to build momentum for later in the day.
6. To get richer, convert nickel to S&P 500
new crop of personal finance apps You will collect your purchases and invest the difference. “One of the best is Acorns,” Andrew Schrag, Partner and Editor-in-Chief of the Personal Finance Blog advises. moneycrashers.com. “Let’s say you make a $4.50 purchase and then 50 cents are invested in an ETF (Exchange Traded Fund) that includes a variety of different companies across different investment sectors.”
7. To strengthen your relationships, (always) tell women the truth
“Now, say this sentence in your head: ‘I choose to tell women the truth, no matter what. I’ll be a man of my word’ says my dating and relationship coach.” Lindsey Kressler. Logic? Too often we instinctively tell lies in order to protect it. This is counterproductive. “Women do not need protection. You may not sleep with the woman that night, but you will have integrity, a clear conscience and you will be surrounded by high-quality women. The truth is the secret of a hot sex life.”
So, tighten the pelvic muscles.
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