lifehack


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lifehack

(ˈlaɪfˌhæk)
n
any procedure or action that solves a problem, simplifies a task, reduces frustration, etc, in one's everyday life
vb
to live one's life in a way such as to simplify tasks and minimize problems
[C21: by extension from the computing sense of hack, meaning to manipulate a computer program in a skilful and often creative manner]
ˈlifeˌhacker n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Verb1.lifehack - make one's day-to-day activities more efficient
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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References in periodicals archive ?
My best lifehack is protecting my time, my peace and my heart.
"The first step to breaking any bad habit is to understand the psychological triggers that made you pick up the habit in the first place," Daniel Wallen, a freelance writer, wrote in Lifehack.
Think of investing for the future as a lifehack for security and stability in the long-run.
I'm not quite at inbox zero (lifehack.org/ articles/lifehack/ultimate-way-in box-zero.html) on a regular basis, but I make an effort to allow no more than 10 or 15 emails to sit in my inbox at any given time.
Sources: Inc.com, FastCompany, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, LifeHack.org.