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Amanda Palmer: The art of asking. You WON’T Believe What They Caught The Cashiers Doing At This Supermarket… Watch CLOSELY! How I Learned To Fall Asleep In Under 1 Minute. I couldn’t wait to put the trick to the test, and to my complete disbelief, I woke up the next morning unable to even remember getting to the eighth second of the exhale because it knocked me out that fast.

How I Learned To Fall Asleep In Under 1 Minute

For the next four nights leading up to the big day, even as my stress increased, I was able to fall asleep the minute I tried the 4-7-8 trick. I also used it to relax in the moments leading up to the speech. When you feel stressed or anxious, adrenaline courses through your veins, your heart beats at a rapid rate, and your breathing becomes quick and shallow. So before I get into the specifics behind how the 4-7-8 breathing trick works, I wanted to explain in my own words what it feels like when you try it. Super Simple Math Hacks To Make Math A Lot Easier.

If you ever tried to split a bill with friends at dinner, you probably realized they're sort of lacking in math skills.

Super Simple Math Hacks To Make Math A Lot Easier

Sure, the blame is somewhat on those of us who are still so mathematically inept for not paying attention in class as much as we should have. However, it would have been a lot easier to stay awake in class if what we were taught was as easy to remember as the tricks below.

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21 Things To Stop Giving A Shit About In 2015. As we enter a new year, there are many things to keep in mind: mantras to live by, resolutions to make, new goals to set.

21 Things To Stop Giving A Shit About In 2015

But January is also a great time to take stock of the things we're wasting time, energy and stress on, and to, in the oft-quoted words of Elsa from "Frozen": "Let it go. " 9 Mind-Bending Epiphanies That Will Turn Your World Upside-Down. 1.

9 Mind-Bending Epiphanies That Will Turn Your World Upside-Down

You are not your mind. The first time I heard somebody say that, I didn’t like the sound of it one bit. What else could I be? I had taken for granted that the mental chatter in my head was the central “me” that all the experiences in my life were happening to. 18 Questions That Are Almost Impossible To Answer. Ten Things to do on Valentine's Day » Something You Said Something You Said. With Valentine’s Day lurking ominously around the corner, Jess Matthews suggests activities to entertain/amuse yourself: On the 14th of February the world is divided in two.

Ten Things to do on Valentine's Day » Something You Said Something You Said

Half of us become hazily consumed by lust and romance and the other half of us basically just want to slash our wrists. I think everyone is missing the point. Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to lavish yourself with champagne, chocolate, erotic massages and grandiose floral arrangements. Failing that, getting drunk and being generally obnoxious also works fine. #kalelife: Signs you’re turning into a fuckwit » Something You Said Something You Said. If knowledge is power, communication inspires interactivity and with affluence comes choice, then living in the privileged, overly commodified and cluttered world that we do is leading us all down the same path of fuckwittage.

#kalelife: Signs you’re turning into a fuckwit » Something You Said Something You Said

If you can relate to three or more of these points then chances are you are quickly evolving into a fully-fledged fuckwit and deserve a swift jab to the face, says Jess Matthews: You won’t go anywhere unless its ‘secret’, at least vaguely elusive or mildly difficult to find, ie: secret bars, hidden location warehouse gigs or mythical garden parties. You actually say the word hashtag, in sentences, OUT LOUD. 9 Choices Your Future Self Will (Definitely) Regret. “Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, “It might have been.” ~ Kurt Vonnegut We all have something at the back of our minds that we wish to have done differently or haven’t done at all.

9 Choices Your Future Self Will (Definitely) Regret

We often ask ourselves what could be different if we tried harder to be better. Here is a list of things you will regret in the long run. 1. 45 Ultimate Tips For Men. Number 40 Will Help You Go Far In Life. 45 Ultimate Tips For Men. Number 40 Will Help You Go Far In Life. 10 Things Your Mom Never Told You  Few People Know These 15 Weird Facts About Celebs. Being a celebrity can be a blessing and a curse.

Few People Know These 15 Weird Facts About Celebs.

A successful career in Hollywood more often than not comes hand-in-hand with prying eyes and cameras flashing at all times. It's difficult for celebrities to keep anything in their lives a secret. For some stars, the most shocking facts are the ones hiding in plain sight. They don't exactly go out of their way to cover up any of this information, but their talent and good branding makes each one a shock to learn. 1.)

Getty Images Entertainment / Jason Kempin Though you can't tell from her lyrical content, the pop star is a certified genius. 2.) 10 of the Best Conscious Lists. The past few weeks i’ve seen a tremendous number of posts about the “Top 10 Powerful Wisdom Words from Gandhi” or “11 Spiritual Things you are doing to yourself right now”... and it got me thinking.

10 of the Best Conscious Lists

What if we did the top 10 lists for all of these Top # Lists?! 10 Empowering Quotes For Anyone Who Wants To Be Happy. Like a fish out of water, change and uncertainty can feel life threatening.

10 Empowering Quotes For Anyone Who Wants To Be Happy

Branching out into the unknown is extremely unnerving for some, but I know from my own journey that all transformation requires us to accept uncertainty and embrace the unknown. On the other side of these changes are happiness and security. So learning to look at change as an opportunity for growth will help us in the long run. Inspired choices are almost always motivated from the heart. When we make an inspired choice it feels expansive, exciting and loving. 69 Awesome Brain Hacks That Give You Mind-Blowing Powers. #56. You Can Reset Your Sleep Cycle With a Hunger Strike Chances are, when summer vacation or the holidays come around and you're given time off work or school, your sleeping patterns falter a little bit ("a little bit" is a phrase that here means "you play video games until the 'a.m.' and 'p.m.' dot on your alarm clock has completely lost its meaning").

The thing is, you know you're going to be screwed once the holidays are over and you have to go back to getting up at 6 or 7 a.m., and that you'll be a zombie at work or school for at least a week. Sure, you could do the responsible thing and gradually set your alarm earlier and earlier each day until it's just right, giving you a smooth and healthy transition to work-life. Or, you could use one of your body's cheat codes and readjust your sleep cycle.

How? Simple! Don't forget to compensate for the hunger madness. You might know that the main way our body regulates its biological clock (and circadian rhythm) is through light. . #55. . #54. 7 Social Hacks For Manipulating People. 1. Whenever someone is angry and confrontational, stand next to them instead of in front of them. You won’t appear as so much of a threat, and they eventually calm down. 2. 10 House Cleaning Hacks That Will Change Your Life. 15 Things All Dads of Daughters Should Know. "I feel sorry for you when they become teenagers. " "Dude, you're surrounded by women. " "What did you do to deserve that? " Being a dad of four daughters (we also have one son), I hear stuff like this almost daily. And honestly, I'm the one who feels sorry for people who think this way. Having daughters is one of the greatest joys I could imagine. 11 things humans do that dogs hate.

Dogs try to be our best friends, but boy do we ever make it difficult sometimes. 9 Powerful Life Lessons Learned from Studying With a Monk. When I was 18 years old, I suffered from anxiety and stomach problems. A compassionate physician and practicing Buddhist referred me to a Taoist monk who specialized in meditation and martial arts. I ended up healing myself of anxiety and stomach issues by doing meditation, and went on a great journey of self-discovery. Here are 9 lessons I learned while studying with a monk: 1. Keep trying until you get it right. The most important life lesson I learned was trying something three times (maybe even four times) before you stop trying and move on. 44 Annoying Things About This World That Absolutely Kill People With No Patience. Having patience in a society that thrives on instant gratification is a huge f*cking dilemma — and one I sadly face every day. Fortunately for me, I’m not the only one suffering from this problem.

53 terrible jokes! 20 Jokes that only intellectuals will understand :) 7 Point Programming Checkup: Are You Prepared for Ratings? Pt. 1 - Tracy Johnson Media Group. Rock Lollipop - 40 Musicians With Unusual Hobbies (40 Photos) 9 Phrases Used In A Woman's Secret Language. Guys, we’ve all been there. These 25 Strange Facts About The Human Body Will Take You By Surprise. Once You See These Rare Historical Photos, You’ll Never Forget Them, Especially #14. Wow.

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Talk topics. Parenting. Human Behaviour. Trivia and facts. 7 Movies That Put Insane Detail into Stuff You Never Noticed.