Life hacks are tips and tricks to simplify and improve your everyday life. Naomi Kulkarni, a Behavioral Psychologist, gives us these 17 clever life hacks.\n\n\n\nCLEVER LIFE HACKS\n\n\n\n 1. Golden spending rule: If you can\u2019t afford two of it, you can\u2019t afford it.\n\n\n\n2. When you\u2019re thinking about buying something you don\u2019t necessarily need, imagine the item in one hand and the cash in the other. Which one would you take?\n\n\n\n3. Never loan a friend more than you can afford to give away.\n\n\n\nREAD ALSO - People Don\u2019t Exactly Hate Oppression. They Just Hate Being Oppressed.\n\n\n\n4. If a job makes you pay money to work for them, it\u2019s a scam. Period.\n\n\n\n5. Want to find a good job after college? Make friends with as many people in your field that are on track to graduate one or two years ahead of you.\n\n\n\n6. Take a picture of business cards people hand you, just in case you lose them.\n\n\n\n7. Secretaries, tech support, and janitors are the true power in an office. Make friends with them and you\u2019ll be able to get anything you need!\n\n\n\n8. If you forget someone\u2019s name simply say, \u201cSorry, what was your name again?\u201d They may look annoyed, but once they tell you their first name say, \u201cNo, I meant your last name.\u201d\n\n\n\n9. The next time you stub your toe or get a cut, look away. The body oftentimes associates pain with sight.\n\n\n\n10. If you ever have to park in a city at night, park in front of a bank. They\u2019re lit up and have cameras everywhere.\n\n\n\n11. Tie a small piece of brightly coloured fabric to your luggage. You\u2019ll be able to spot your bag at the airport in no time!\n\n\n\nPhoto Credit: iloveqatar\n\n\n\n12. Hang a picture of a tattoo you want somewhere you\u2019ll see it every day for a year. If you still want it after that, then it\u2019s worth getting.\n\n\n\n13. Success is a state of mind. If you want success, start thinking of yourself as a success.\n\n\n\n14. If you are buying headphones or speakers, test them out with \u201cBohemian Rhapsody.\u201d It has the complete set of highs and lows in instruments and vocals.\n\n\n\n15. Never be afraid to spend a little extra on a new bed and shoes. If you\u2019re not in one, you\u2019re in the other.\n\n\n\nREAD ALSO - Strategic Work (Smart Work) vs Hard Work.\n\n\n\n16. When you feel like you need something, but you can\u2019t figure out what it is, it\u2019s water. It\u2019s always water.\n\n\n\n17. Always under-promise and over-deliver. Most people tend to do the opposite.