Stop Your Tasks Right Before They Get Fun Each Day

When you’re working on a big project that’s going to take multiple sessions, it might feel intuitive to work until you aren’t enjoying it anymore. You might be better off, however, stopping right when you’re starting to have fun.


Lifehacker Pack For Chrome 2014: Our List Of The Essential Extensions

Google’s Chrome browser is packed full of an incredible amount of extensions that add all sorts of functionality. It’s tough to sift through the store to find what’s useful though, so let us save you some time with this collection of the best Chrome extensions.


I'm Ira Glass, Host Of This American Life, And This Is How I Work

Ira Glass is a writer, producer, storyteller and performer. His show, This American Life, has set the contemporary standard of nonfiction radio shows, and it has influenced and inspired countless others to grab a mic and give podcasting a try.


Hemingway, The Webapp That Helps You Proofread, Is Now On Desktop

Windows/Mac: We’re fans of Hemingway because it makes it easy to glance at a block of text and edit it by highlighting all your syntax. Now, the webapp is available for Windows and Mac.


Apple Opens OS X Yosemite Beta To The Public, Sign Up Now

Mac OS X Yosemite, the upcoming version of Apple’s operating system, won’t launch until later this year, but if you’re interested in trying out its new features now, you can sign up for Apple’s public beta today and begin accessing the software from tomorrow.


Three Tricks For Dealing With Anxiety In The Moment

You may have prepared for a stressful situation like a job interview, an important meeting, or a presentation, but you’re still likely to have some anxiety while you’re in the situation. That’s normal! Here are some things you can try to ease your anxiety.


Develop Mental Toughness By Keeping Your Duties Visible

Mental toughness is something we can all benefit from. John Corcoran at The Art of Manliness suggests displaying your different duties — or job descriptions — to yourself so you can be the soldier of your own life and keep strong.


'The Point Of Life Is To Get S**t Done And Be Happy'

Here at Lifehacker, we may not always look to musical acts for our productivity tips (although there are exceptions), but Kanye West might have just summed up the entire point of lifehacking in general. Speaking to GQ, Kanye West dropped a number of memorable quotes.


Use Text Expansion To Keep Track Of And Update To-Do Lists

We’ve previously looked at clever uses for text expansion apps, but blogger and podcaster Greg Hickman has a new one: write your daily to-do list so you can access it quickly when you’re stuck.


Compose Emails And Search Your Gmail Inbox From Chrome's Address Bar

Chrome’s omnibar can be used for more than just searching and typing URLs. If you use Gmail, you can use the address bar to search your emails and compose new messages.