It's Time to Claim Control Over My Unruly Life!
By LisaHacksLife on January 20, 2013
Just as everyone is falling off the wagon of their new year's resolutions (and kudos to you for giving it a go!!), I've figured out that I desperately need some organization, direction, and structure in my life. Work is work--it's always a continuum between sorta fun and sorta difficult, but life is everything else that happens, and I'm having a hard time hacking it.
The other day a post from Lifehacker popped up in my twitter feed, as it does on a regular basis, and part of me thought, hey, why don't I try hacking my life for a month and see how it goes? I'm deeply indebted to A. J. Jacobs to this idea, but to be fair, his ambitions were faaaaaarrrrr more grandiose than mine. I'm having a hard time mentally committing to only one month of lifehacking. He hacked the Torah (and the Brittanica!) for a year. Good job!
Over the next 30 days, what I hope to do is incorporate some helpful tips and tricks into my life based on the smart advice offered by people who know. I need to hack more than just my computer's backup schedule or the best apps for my android, so I expect to incorporate foodhacks and beautyhacks, as well.
Now I should probably get off my ass (and really comfortable couch) and let the hacking begin.
For more on my lifehacking experiment, visit Lisa Hacks Life.
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