5 Easy At-Home Therapy Hacks to Boost Your Personality

Use these hacks to rewire you brain and change your personality for the better.

5 Easy At-Home Therapy Hacks to Boost Your Personality

Most people have some personality trait they’d like to change. While some traits change naturally over the course of time, there might be a good reason you want to alter negative quirks more rapidly. Psychologist and NY Times bestselling author of The Brain Fog Fix and Healing the Broken Brain, Dr. Mike Dow has some tricks to help you change your personality in a positive way.

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Create a Mindful To-Do List

Create a Mindful To-Do List

This first hack is great for people who want to be more conscientious, productive, and organized. It’s a tool that, like most cognitive behavioral tools, makes the prefrontal cortex more active. At the end of every day, write down five to seven things you need to get done the following day. The next morning, start with your first item and work only on that item until you actually finish it. Then, move onto the next item with the same diligence and attention. If there are a few tasks you don’t finish, simply move them into the number one or number two spots for the following day. Repeat each day and your conscientiousness levels will rise. You’ll find yourself more organized, successful, and attentive.

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3 Dos & Don'ts for Microwaving Popcorn

Microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

Microwave popcorn is one of the best snacks! But sometimes it's difficult to get that perfect bowl. So microwave guru chef Matt Abdoo has his three tips for making the best, fluffiest and perfectly cooked popcorn.

DON'T USE THE POPCORN BUTTON

As tempting and easy as it may be, don't fall for the "Popcorn" button on your microwave. Not all microwaves are made the same, so they won't cook your bag the same way either. And there's no sensor to determine when the bag is ready, so it'll just keep cooking your popcorn until the set amount of time finishes.

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