One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A strategy or technique adopted in order to manage one's time and daily activities in a more efficient way.
- ‘I imagine for a week or two I'll carry around a stack of index cards bound with a bulldog clip, and read obsessively looking for the latest life hacks.’
- ‘When not working with clients or volunteering with the National Association of Professional Organizers, Deb shares organizing tips and lifehacks via her blog.’
- ‘I've been doing a lot of geeky snooping around sites dealing with so-called Lifehacks.’
- ‘Lifehacks were originally created for geeks, helping them be more productive with their work and their lives, but I think it's a great name for doing the same thing for anyone, helping them live better lives.’
- ‘Like many of us, LeDuc was after the journalistic equivalent of "life hacks," those little tricks, shortcuts, gadgets, productivity methods designed for overloaded 21st century computers, minds and lives.’
- ‘This is one of the most useful sites on the net in my opinion, offering good life hacks for better use of your time and your technology.’
- ‘I recently learned a great lifehack from an Australian friend: have separate Pesach cupboards in your normal kitchen, then just seal the regular ones and open the pesach ones.’
- ‘Lots of great lifehacks seen in the "share your own thoughtless act" section, as people repurpose things in imaginative ways.’
- ‘Also, I recently learned a great little life hack to get good tickets at the National, but I'm sworn to secrecy.’
- ‘At first, overcoming the fear of anxiety and reclaiming social ground was a selfish pursuit, my own special lifehack for dealing with anxieties associated with certain social interactions.’
- ‘I was looking for more lifehack-style posts such as how to lock your bike, which bike maintenance book to buy and things that may interest me as a casual cyclist.’
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