Practical Life Tips

Practical Life Tips

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Simple tips, tricks, and hacks for a life well lived.
Take This Challenge!
Apr 20 • 3 min
I dare you to get out of your comfort zone and take on this challenge. I guarantee you’ll be better for it.
Step Up Your Packing Game - S2E9
Apr 19 • 4 min
Pack minimally, organize better, and easily unpack with the magic of packing cubes.
No More Food Coma - S2E8
Apr 18 • 3 min
One of the worst feelings is overeating - the food was good, but now you feel like trash. Avoid that with this simple tip.
A Simple Trick for Better Photos - S2E7
Apr 17 • 3 min
Up your photo game with this incredibly easy tip that anyone can do in seconds.
Massive Call-in Show!
Apr 16 • 13 min
So much love to everyone who has called in ❀️
Stop Hating on Monday! S2E6
Apr 16 • 2 min
It’s easy to throw shade at Monday, but you’re just ruining your own week. Flip it this week and be a Monday Lover.
Destroy Your Comfort Zone - S2E5
Apr 13 • 3 min
One of the beautiful things about technology is that we can use simple apps like Instagram to push our own limits and expand our universe. Get out of your comfort zone with a few taps.
Stop Making Boring Stories - S2E4
Apr 12 • 3 min
Upgrade your stories and stop boring your audience by adding some sort of interaction or journey to your stories.
Sized to Fit on Instagram! S2E3
Apr 11 • 5 min
Learn quick tips on getting your images to fit perfectly into Instagram stories or using custom templates from an app.
Boomerang Your Live Photos! S2E2
Apr 10 • 2 min
Don’t let those live photos go to waste, learn how to get the most out of them with Instagram.
That SlowMo Instagram Game - S2E1
Apr 9 • 5 min
Season II kicks off with how to get the most out of Instagram stories - a nice easy, soft theme to get PLT geared back up!
START TOMORROW TODAY - NOT BS
Dec 15, 2017 • 8 min
The title sounds like a fluffy tip, but this is actually very practical. Start planning your morning before you call it a night. Also some great call-ins!
SIX WEEK RULE
Dec 13, 2017 • 2 min
This great tip is from my friend @los - it’s a solid way to nurture new relationships or keep up with older ones.
MAKE RESOLUTIONS NOW!
Dec 12, 2017 • 12 min
Don’t wait until January 1 to start your resolutions, start today! Also some great call-ins!
EP53 THROW AXES
Dec 11, 2017 • 4 min
HOW TO DEAL WITH MONDAYS
THE MOST IMPORTANT TIP
Dec 8, 2017 • 3 min
Cultivate a spirit of giving. Everyone thinks giving is easy, but it’s not, you need to practice it like any other skill.
PANCAKE ART!
Dec 7, 2017 • 2 min
Here’s a super easy way to up your pancake game over the holidays, or all year long! πŸ™Œ
GET FESTIVE W SPECIAL GUESTS!
Dec 6, 2017 • 12 min
I welcome three amazing guests to the podcast to share their holiday tips. Check out what Dann Petty, Sloth aka Timmy Ham, and Andy Vitale have to say.
FAKE THAT FAKE TREE!
Dec 5, 2017 • 3 min
Can’t get a real tree this year? That’s ok - trick people into believing it’s real and make your house or apartment smell like it too.
LET’S GET FESTIVE!
Dec 4, 2017 • 4 min
The holidays are upon us and this is the perfect week to get into the festive spirit. Let’s kick it off by upping your holiday food game.
FIND THE RIGHT BEATS!
Dec 1, 2017 • 6 min
Music can make a huge impact on productivity - are you listening to the right stuff?
ROCK THAT QUIET TIME!
Nov 30, 2017 • 3 min
Use this often forgotten about feature on your phone to create room in your life and to cut down on end of day stress and anxiety.
EP45: JUST SAY NO!
Nov 29, 2017 • 6 min
Saying no can be scary and intimidating, but it also brings a sense of freedom. Say no to more.
TSWIFT INBOX ZERO!
Nov 28, 2017 • 4 min
Pull the trigger and get rid of all those old emails! Drop some TSwift and make some moves towards inbox zero!
TOMATO PRODUCTIVITY!
Nov 27, 2017 • 8 min
This week we’re going deep on productivity so you can have more time with friends and family over the holidays. PLUS our first giveaway and a little more about me, @morewillie!
Call In Sunday!
Nov 26, 2017 • 16 min
Every weekend I share all of the call-ins from you! All the tips, feedback, and stories 😊 You guys make this station great!
GET THAT VITAMIN D!
Nov 22, 2017 • 4 min
Winter is here and you’re probably not getting enough Vitamin D, let’s fix that!
HYDRATE HYDRATE HYDRATE
Nov 21, 2017 • 3 min
With winter here, we get colder, drier air which makes it even more important to drink enough water everyday. HYDRATE.
EAT SLOWER! #nomoremeatsweats
Nov 20, 2017 • 4 min
Don’t rush meals - slow down when you’re eating and enjoy the moment. There are some really benefits to slow eating and with Thanksgiving approaching, it’s a great time to chill out a bit.
SATURDAY CALL-INS FROM YOU!
Nov 18, 2017 • 12 min
My favorite day of the podcast is Saturday because I get a chance to share and respond to all the call-ins and feedback from you guys. Reach out to @morewillie on Twitter or Instagram or use the call-in feature on Anchor to share your life tips or any…
Take More Photos!
Nov 17, 2017 • 3 min
Their isn’t any trick here - go out and take more photos, start today πŸ“Έ
SAVE FOR LENSES!
Nov 16, 2017 • 3 min
Whether youre on a big camera or your phone, upgrading your lenses can make a huge difference in your photo game. More so than the camera body, so get your spending right!
KNOW YOUR CAMERA!
Nov 15, 2017 • 2 min
So many people don’t take the time to really learn their camera (or camera phone). Don’t miss capturing a moment because of a dumb mistake, KNOW YOUR CAMERA!
UP YOUR ‘GRAM GAME!
Nov 14, 2017 • 3 min
This quick tip will not only improve your Instagram feed, but also make your photo editing a lot more efficient. UP THAT ‘GRAM GAME!
Ep33: The Rule of Thirds!
Nov 13, 2017 • 3 min
It’s episode 33 and I’m kicking off photography week with the rule of thirds! If you don’t know it, now you do πŸ“ΈπŸ“·πŸ“ΈπŸ“·
Your Life Tips! Nov 11 2017
Nov 11, 2017 • 3 min
Saturdays are for showcasing the life tips you submit! Use the call in feature on anchor or find me on twitter or Instagram, @morewillie!
PAY IT FORWARD TODAY
Nov 10, 2017 • 2 min
The concept of paying it forward isn’t new, but we don’t generally think to do it day to day. Today, or this weekend, surprise someone, pay it forward!
Pick Up the Phone!
Nov 9, 2017 • 4 min
Saving a bunch of money can be as easy as picking up the phone, but ugh, phone calls are the worst. Here’s how to make it easy.
Discount Gift Card Hack!
Nov 8, 2017 • 3 min
Making a big purchase online or in store and can’t find any promo codes? Fear not. Use this gift card hack to save a little money πŸ’°πŸ’°πŸ’°
Experiences > Things!
Nov 7, 2017 • 5 min
If you want to know how to spend your money to maximize happiness, this is it. Spend money on experiences instead of on things.
Put Spare Change to Work!
Nov 6, 2017 • 4 min
Here’s a couple apps that will help you put away money on the side for a rainy day. If you aren’t using these, you should be!
Sunday Evening Call-ins!
Nov 5, 2017 • 4 min
Great additional tip to Feng Shui your phone and stoked to hear smaller towns and cities have great library access to ebooks! Thanks for the Call-ins!
Make Time for Conversation!
Nov 3, 2017 • 2 min
Use your business calendar and block off time to call family and friends. Prioritize those calls as much as you would a work meeting ❀️
Feng Shui Your Desktop
Nov 2, 2017 • 2 min
Do you have more than a few files and folders on your desktop? Does it look like an episode of Hoarders? Take a minute today and get it under control πŸ’©
Libraries Don’t Suck
Nov 1, 2017 • 3 min
Stop spending so much on ebooks and take advantage of your library’s free ebook and audiobook lending πŸ™ŒπŸ™Œ THE HOTNESS!
Sell Your Stuff! Plus Callins!
Oct 31, 2017 • 5 min
Stop throwing away things that you could sell instead. Pad your wallet and help the environment - 2 birds, 1 stone πŸ™Œ
Backup Photos the Easy Way!
Oct 30, 2017 • 2 min
Don’t be intimidated by the idea of backing up your photos. Here’s a really simple and free way to make sure you don’t lose your memories. πŸ™Œ
GET OUTSIDE!
Oct 27, 2017 • 3 min
The benefits of getting out into nature!
Get Ahead of Murphy’s Law
Oct 26, 2017 • 3 min
Be prepared. Think ahead. Do it now.
Ticked Off
Oct 25, 2017 • 2 min
Tips for dealing with ticks!
Campground Improv
Oct 24, 2017 • 2 min
Tips for improvising when you’ve forgotten camping essentials
The Magic of Paracord
Oct 23, 2017 • 2 min
You wouldn’t believe how many uses there are for paracord - not just for camping, but in everyday life too.
Don’t be a Jerk Traveler!
Oct 20, 2017 • 3 min
MrScottEddy joins us again to share the importance of basic manners when traveling. Don’t let stress or the rush of travel make you forget your please and thank you’s! In other words, don’t be a jerk!
Silica Valley
Oct 19, 2017 • 3 min
Those white, do not ingest packets that you find in all kinds of packaging - those are silica gel packs and they have all kinds of uses. Listen to find out what to do with them!
STEP Up Your Travel Game
Oct 18, 2017 • 3 min
My friend Jeannette Ceja is a phenomenal travel reporter and drops some great tips for international travel today! Follow her on IG @jetsetwithjeanette or on Twitter @jeanetteceja
Travel Vitamins w Scott Eddy
Oct 17, 2017 • 2 min
Travel blogger extraordinare @MrScottEddy joins us to share one of his most important travel tips for avoiding the plague.
Roll Your Clothes!
Oct 16, 2017 • 2 min
The right way to pack! Make more room in your suitcase, keep your clothes organized, and maybe even avoid some wrinkles with this method.
The Magic of Text Replacement
Oct 13, 2017 • 2 min
Stop typing out common words and phrases letter by letter! Start using text replacement to give your thumbs superpowers.
The 1-Minute Rule
Oct 12, 2017 • 2 min
Use the one minute rule to best procrastination! What’s the most impressive thing you can do in one minute??
Charge Your Phone FASTER
Oct 11, 2017 • 2 min
In a rush, but then you realize you’re phone is almost dead? Here’s some easy ways to charge it faster. Never miss out on a selfie again.
Make Your Phone Louder
Oct 10, 2017 • 2 min
Use an empty sink, bowl, or cup to create a simple, easy amplifier for your phone speaker. Test out different objects and see what works best!
Crush Zero Days!
Oct 9, 2017 • 2 min
Zero days are why a lot of us give up on new skills or commitments, but a little is better than nothing, so don’t crush zero days and get on with it!
TRL! Tip Request Live
Oct 7, 2017 • 1 min
It’s the weekend and I want to hear your favorite tips or what you’re working on. Find me on Twitter or Instagram, @morewillie and let me know your best tips!
Don’t Skimp on the Weekend
Oct 6, 2017 • 2 min
Be weekend consistent because if is worth doing Monday through Friday, it’s worth doing on Saturday and Sunday.
Shower like James Bond
Oct 5, 2017 • 2 min
Learn how to enjoy the benefits of cold showers without being freezing and miserable.
Easy ToDo List Wins
Oct 4, 2017 • 2 min
ToDo lists are great for getting things done - learn how stacking up some quick, easy wins in the morning can supercharge your ToDo list productivity.
Clean Out Your Trash Email
Oct 3, 2017 • 2 min
How many trash emails are clogging up your inbox every month. A couple great methods to unsubscribe from those old newsletters and SPAM easily. Your inbox will thank you.
Make Your Bed
Oct 2, 2017 • 1 min
Practical Life Tips, Episode 1: Make Your Bed