We always learn something - in school, college, at work ... It is a pity that not all knowledge comes in handy then. That would be to learn something useful, and quickly, for example, for 10 minutes, and apply it to yourself to the joy of a lifetime. < Website will speak about these skills.
1. Use "hot keys" There are many keyboard shortcuts you can use to quickly perform the same actions. They are used when working with windows and a text editor. browsers, etc. Fortunately, we do not need to remember the 350 combinations to quickly collect and send to print text. Suffice it to 10-15, but even they can make life easier. In the shortcut list, select those that are most frequently used (this will take about 5 minutes), and then try them and remember (for 5 minutes). If memory fails, you can set keyboard shortcuts scheme as wallpaper on your desktop.
2. To master the "advanced" search in a search engine
Formulate a query correctly and quickly the search engine will give you a precise answer. Team-operators to help refine searches, each search engine on your own. If you prefer to "google" - Google search operators to help you, if supported by domestic producers - get acquainted with Yandex operators. It takes 10 minutes on the strength of the fact that the main highlight in the list and memorize it. And then - a matter of practice
3. Learn how to quickly find out the translation of words without leaving the web page
Make it help extension for Google Chrome browser - Google Dictionary. Thesaurus is useful to all who study English or work on the Internet with English-language sources: Click on an unfamiliar word and you will see not only the transcript and transcription and translation in your language. If a basic knowledge of English you have, then use the built-in Google Dictionary will be faster, easier and much more useful than a function Google Translate (which translated into Russian often crooked). A similar feature exists in the Firefox browser.
4. To master the techniques of memorizing a couple
The ability to hold large amounts of data storage makes life easier not only for students before exams, but also for those of us who have received a diploma. Knowing how to use the techniques of fast memory, you can easily learn a foreign language, buy in the supermarket all the products from the list, who are not taken, and do not call new friend Misha, Vasya. Technician few, select one that will work for you.
5. Use a fire extinguisher
They hang wherever prescribed safety. They can save lives and property. But how many of us really know how to use them? Spend 10 minutes on a careful reading, or watching a video, remember - and become a useful member of society
6. Right to pack in a suitcase
From time to time we all make the trip. Once having learned to pack in a suitcase properly (read: neat, compact, fast, with minimal damage to things), you will be considered until the end of life it enjoyable entertainment, rather than a headache
7. Measure everything, everything, using his own body
What if an urgent need something to measure, and the hand is not a ruler or tape measure? Wait for help or hope for a good eye. But it is possible to prepare for such a situation in advance, making several measurements and note the resulting value. "Usefulness" of the units may be:
- The maximum distance between the tips of the thumb and little finger;
- the length of the foot from the tip of the big toe to the heel; < the distance between the tips of the thumb and forefinger;
- The maximum distance between the tips of his index and middle fingers
8.. Determine the time without a watch deal, no clock! Let's look at your smartphone screen. But what if you were in a situation of complete "digital detox", but late for a date? Remember how determine the time without a watch is simple and good - ton
9!. Remember the basic rules of etiquette for stolomEsli you often corporate receptions or just meeting with friends in a cafe-restaurant, the useful knowledge of modern rules of table etiquette. They include:
- skills proper absorption of various types of food;
- basic knowledge of serving;
- the rules of behavior at the table go ". reverse "- find out about the major mistakes at the table and do not make them
10. Learn how to fall asleep quickly
Most of us know this sad feeling, it's time to sleep, I want to sleep, but did not get to sleep. Here are some simple "tricks" that will help:
- Try not to fall asleep
Keep your eyes wide open, mentally repeat "I will not sleep." Our brain perceives the particles are not bad, so that he will execute the command.
- to recall the events of the day
Scroll in mind the smallest details (preferably in reverse order), you will clear your head from the concerns and obsessions.
Close your eyes and follow the rotational movement of 3 to 5 times. Similar eye movement occurs when we sleep. Imitation of sleep helps the release of melatonin, the sleep hormone.
- simply pofantaziruet
Imagine yourself in a comfortable, pleasant, beautiful location (eg, in a tropical paradise) - do not forget the smells, sounds, touch. Soon you relax and fall asleep.
- Use the method of Andrew Weil
Focus on your breathing: inhale quietly through your nose for 4 seconds, then hold your breath for 7 seconds, and then, slowly, exhale through the mouth for 8 seconds
Bonus. : Educate "moonwalk" This skill, of course, does not apply to essential, but will make you the star of the party in the style of "disco". The essence of the "moon walk" can be expressed as follows: you are "trying" to move forward until someone invisible pulls you back. How to achieve this effect?
Make a left foot step forward, then right - step back. Lift the heel of the right foot (move your body weight on the toe of the right foot). Skolznite left foot back - on the right leg (do not release the left leg from the floor). Repeat the same thing, but with the right foot (the lower right heel on the floor and lift the left).
The secret of "lunar gait" that the dancer always carries the weight of the body on the toes of the feet, which is located on-site, and the second leg slides on the floor, barely touching it. It is also important not to interrupt the movement, to achieve maximum smoothness and do not stop even for a split second. Yes, learn the technique is not long, but it takes practice to achieve the wow-effect.
What kind of simple skills you find useful?
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