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This Video Explains Why Athletes Sometimes Wear Colourful Tape On Their Body

Video: That elastic tape that some athletes wear is just one of many “lucky rabbit’s feet” to help them play their best. Supposedly, wearing the tape improves circulation and allows them to compete while they rehab from minor injuries. This video from DNews explores whether they work and why so many athletes swear by them.


Why We Should All Spend More Time Staring Out Of The Window

Boredom, daydreaming and idle time are all important for creativity and motivation, as well as your mental health. This video reinforces the idea, pointing out that while none of us will ever be lauded for staring out of the window, it’s exactly what more of us need to do to stay happy, healthy and inspired.


Watching TV With Your Significant Other Might Improve Your Relationship

Binge-watching a TV show with your sweetheart might not sound like the most exciting or romantic activity, but if your social circles don’t overlap very much, it could be the secret to a long-lasting relationship.


Order Lunch Straight After Breakfast To Trick Yourself Into Healthier Choices

Not all of us have the luxury of ordering lunch every day, but this tip from The Science of Us is a good one: Use delivery services’ “order ahead” feature to have something delicious and healthy delivered for lunch, and save future, hungry you from having to choose between a salad and a burger.


Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are the top 10 TED talks we’ve featured on Lifehacker or that have been popular on TED.


Use The AIM Method To Take Control Of Your Happiness

Being happy isn’t just something you achieve by ticking off certain boxes (or else we’d all do it). It’s a mental state that you have to practice over time. To get better at it, use the AIM method.


Defuse Arguments With Your Partner Through Mindfulness

Practising mindfulness can mean many different things and has many different benefits, but it isn’t limited to your own improvement. You can also use mindfulness to defuse emotionally charged moments between you and your partner. Here’s what we mean.


How To Stop Being Afraid Of Your Own Digital Voice

We all think our voices sound amazing and rich… until you hear a recording of yourself. If you’re awkward around your digital vocals, there’s really only one way to get comfortable — through practise.


Declutter Your Home By Imagining It's A Store

Decluttering is all about getting rid of the things you don’t need or want anymore. If you’re having trouble with the process, this mental trick can help you narrow things down quickly.


Make Your Bad Habits A Pain In Order To Build Better Ones

When one person helps someone else indulge a bad habit, we call them an enabler. But what about when you make your own bad habits easier? If you want to stop enabling yourself, start making your own bad habits a pain in the arse.


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