How To Learn Anything Faster & Easier

How To Learn Anything Faster & Easier

How to do this life hack:
- Realise that there is no one correct way to learn
- Experiment with different methods and mediums: reading, classes, podcasts, videos, doing, teaching etc
- Use wasted time to learn: listen to an audio-book/podcast whilst driving/exercising
- Realise you don’t need to read a whole book - put it down/change if necessary

Why it will work for you:
- This process will help you to determine how you learn. This is unique to you, and needs to be discovered. The more you try, the closer you will come to understanding yourself and therefore the better you will be able to learn. Keep experimenting with this

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Why You Need To Read Everyday

Why You Need To Read Everyday

How to do this life hack:
- Read everyday (fiction, non-fiction)

Why it will work for you:
- Reading puts you in the mind of someone else - you get to see the world through their perspective
- More perspectives leads to a wider and deeper understanding of the nature of reality and the self

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How To Lean Any New Skill

How To Lean Any New Skill

How to do this life hack:
- Only get advice from people who have done it before or are doing it - experts
- Compare the advice of three experts and try it
- Do what works for you, discard the rest and move on

Why it will work for you:
- Everyone can give you advice, but not many people are actually qualified to do so. Unless they are an expert in their field, their word is all but useless - treat it as such and only take advice from proven experts.

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How To Stop Panic Attacks In Their Tracks

How To Stop Panic Attacks In Their Tracks

How to do this life hack:
- Acknowledge and accept the acceptance
- Do present state awareness meditation: ‘What can I see, hear, touch, taste and smell right now?’

Why it will work for you:
- Fighting a panic attack will only make it worse. You have to accept that it is happening, then address it from there.
- By focusing on your senses, you are becoming grounded in the present moment. What is happening right now? That will reduce the severity and duration of a panic attack.

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How To Quit Sugar Completely

How To Quit Sugar Completely

How to do this life hack:
- Get a strong reason why: Weight loss, mental clarity, health, looks, discipline etc.
- Make slow incremental changes
- Get some sugar free alternatives (look and research this - the products are there)
- Use the power of social accountability - tell people you are quitting sugar, let them hold you accountable.
- If you stuff up, realise that that is okay, just start again the next day.

Why it will work for you:
- Slow changes are easy to form than going ‘cold turkey’ particularly when pared with suitable alternatives.
- If you tell people something, you are far more likely to stick to it, compared to if you just keep it to yourself.

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How To Turn Junk Into Travel

How To Turn Junk Into Travel

How to do this life hack:
- Set up an eBay and Facebook Marketplace account
- Put things you are not using into a box, if it’s still there in 6 months you will know you don’t need it
- Post items by copying the best practices of people already on the platforms (pictures, text & prices)

Why it will work for you:
- If you lose the emotion over your old stuff, you can turn it into something you actually care about (eg: travel)
- Sell in bulk, get more space back, enjoy the piece of mind that comes from a minimalist lifestyle

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How To Establish A Fitness Regime That Will Change Your Life

How To Establish A Fitness Regime That Will Change Your Life

How to do this life hack:
- You actually have to exercise (I can’t do the work for you)
- Start with just one minute per day, then up the time (eg: do as many push-ups as possible)
- Do it first thing daily.
- Walk/Ride instead of driving where ever possible
- Get a fitness buddy to keep you accountable and motivated

Why it will work for you:

- You are starting small so you have the time, doing it first thing so you wont forget, and your friends will hold you accountable - you won’t want to let them down.

Remember, gains take time.

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How To Meditate

How To Meditate

How to do this life hack:
- Set a timer for 1 -5 minutes (if you go to hard to soon you will burn out)
- Sit down & close your eyes
- Draw your attention to the sensation of the breath entering and leaving the nose
- When a thought, emotion, feeling or anything else distracts you, gently return your focus back to the breath.

Why it will work for you:
- By constantly returning your focus back to the breath, you are training your ability to focus on the present moment. Like the gym, the more you train mindfulness, the better you will get at it.

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How To Fix Your Posture For Life

How To Fix Your Posture For Life

How to do this life hack:
- Every time you touch a door handle, think ‘posture’ and fix it.

Why it will work for you:
- By triggering the desired behaviour (in this case standing with good posture) to a common environmental stimulus (eg: touching a door handle). You are giving yourself countless daily reminders. Eventually it will become natural.

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How To Wake Up Earlier & Not Be Tired

How To Wake Up Earlier & Not Be Tired

How to do this life hack:
- Set an alarm clock for when you are already waking up (eg: 8 am)
- Every day, set the alarm clock one minute earlier everyday (eg: 7:59 am, 7:58 am) until you get to your desired waking time

Why it will work for you:
- By changing waking times slowly your body has the chance to adapt, and won’t be shocked out of the habit.

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Welcome To The One Minute Life Hack Podcast

In just one minute you will learn the tips, tricks, skills and ideas necessary to turn your life around. This podcast will help you to move from a place of barely surviving to passionately thriving. It will cover all aspects of managing your mental health, learning life skills, increasing motivation and self-improvement.

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