10 Best Last Minute Christmas Gifts That Could Not Go Wrong For Your Man

The season of gifting is here, again. What’s your best gift for that gentleman friend, co-worker or relative? Unlike the ladies, guys are target oriented, they love our classy, customized items and practical stuff as gifts and they don’t really care about the packaging. Here at Lifehack, we have rounded up a list of the best ten men’s gifts for this Christmas. Check them out and do order online for him! 1. Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones Bose makes one of the best headphones known for comfy devices…

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If You Think Healthy Snacking Means Sucking Carrot Stick, The Let Them Prove You Wrong

As the world experiences a paradigm shift, more and more people are becoming more health conscious. However, certain aspects such as work can hamper our desire to eat healthily. For a quick pick me up, we tend to dash to the pantry or nearest pastry shop at midday. Admittedly, at such a time we often reach for options such as Chips or anything with chocolate. Studies have shown that our bodies tend to crave for sugar when our energy is low. This will slow down your weight loss goals, as…

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Not Getting There Yet Doesn’t Mean Your Destination Is Wrong. And So Does Your Goal.

Have you ever questioned the destination when you picked the wrong route or turned into the opposite direction? NO. You will relocate yourself and find the right path that can reach your desired destination. So why would you change your goals instead of your plan when things didn’t work out? Keep it in mind that when things didn’t work out as expected, it simply means there’s a better way to do it and all you need to do is to figure it out. Never give up on the things you…

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You’ve Been Using Your Brain Wrong: Human Brains Aren’t Designed to Remember Things

If you think that the secret to effective brainpower is to stuff it with as much information as possible using your memory, think again. Look at these. This is what will appear in your mind when I ask you to recall the night view in the city. When it comes to memory, our brains are typically no better than an 8GB USB storage device. In the modern world, information bombards us constantly. And if we rely on our 8GB capacity to memorize as much as possible, the only way to…

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Stop Being Mediocre Because of Picking the Wrong Battlefield

I believe many of us, either consciously or subconsciously believe that life is a quest of self improvement, a quest that only ends in death. This is a popular notion, after all, consider the abundance and popularity of self-help books and sites.The focus on improvement is so strong that, according to this graph The use of the word “improve” has been increasing steadily since the start of the 20th century Yet all this focus on a general improvement mean that we often don’t know what to focus on. We want…

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How We’ve Been Learning Wrong

What is learning, really? At the heart of it, do you approach learning something as truly consuming it, letting it ruminate and understanding it before applying what you know? Or do you simply memorize information that’s being fed to you and consider that “knowledge”? If it’s the latter, you may be using learning as an excuse to avoid putting in effort. I know I have been guilty of simply memorizing information for an exam or paper and realizing I couldn’t recall any of the facts afterward. In school I never…

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Why It Is Wrong to Glorify a Leader and Belittle a Follower

Is it bad to be a follower? We spend most of our young lives learning about the power of peer pressure and avoiding being called “sheep.” There’s a pervasive notion that being good at following others is a negative trait. Shouldn’t we desire to be mold-breaking, paradigm-subverting powerhouses? There’s no question that we need strong leaders. They drive collective visions and propel organizations to the next level with their desire for success. A 2015 Gallup report found that half the study participants who quit their jobs cited poor leadership as…

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If You Think Your Brain Works Like A Computer, Scientists Prove You Wrong

Try to recall what a one dollar bill looks like in your mind. If you can, draw one out on a piece of paper. Maybe it’ll look a bit like this:[1] Not bad, but there are details missing. Your mind recalled key information but, crucially, your brain didn’t retrieve an exact blueprint of what a dollar in cash looks like. This, according to Robert Epstein, a well-known senior research psychologist, shows why the singularity is not possible. It is why we will never download a human mind to a computer,…

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Get Productive: Getting Motivated Is Easier Than You Thought, But Most People Do It Wrong – Here’s How Successful People Do It

“The standard approach seems to be to listen to a motivational speech or read an inspirational book and then feel motivated. It’s true, this type of passive inspiration can work. But this is only one type of inspiration … and I think it’s the weaker type…” When we feel overwhelmed or get less motivated, we tend to procrastinate. We usually lose motivation when we need it the most unfortunately. What is Motivation indeed? What is motivation, exactly? Scientists define motivation as your general willingness to do something. It is the set of…

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Stay Healthy: Drinking Water the Right Way Can Greatly Boost Your Energy And Brain Power (Yet Most People Are Doing It the Wrong Way)

The answer is unexpectedly simple but effective. It all started with feeling a lack of energy and an unclear mind…… Recently, I realized that I’ve been feeling pretty dehydrated no matter how much I drank, and was feeling an overall lack of energy and wasn’t having a clear thinking. Part of this is due to it being winter. Another part is being active most nights of the week in one sport or another and sweating out my body’s water. But then part of me started thinking that why, no matter…

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