Sagar Arora

5 Daily habits that can change your life

Maintaining your daily habits might seem as an easy task as any other, but it takes some efforts to be put in to acquire them in your lifestyle for longer runs. These miraculous daily habits will help you become a lot more productive on a daily basis.
Including them in your daily life will also ensure that you are in a lot calmer and anxiety-free mental state. If you are someone who’s struggling with productivity and anxiety, then make sure that you stick to this article by the very end. Let’s begin.

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1. PLANNING YOUR DAY

The first thing you need to get off with is planning out your entire day in the morning. Make yourself a to-do list, to begin with. As cliché as it sounds, this definitely keeps you disciplined throughout the day.

If you go through habits of successful people and management gurus, you’ll realize this is a vital productivity hack. Stick to this habit and within a week you’ll see visible results.

As soon as you start doing this, you’ll start comprehending that there’s so much time that you have with yourself in a day to get so much more done. You can realistically see in front of your eyes that how much time goes by wasted doing absolutely nothing. That alone is enough for you to motivate you to be dynamic. There’s a simple three step process that you need to follow, in case you are a beginner:

STEP-1: Grab a note pad or a posted note and make the list of all the items that you want to get done with by the end of that particular day.

STEP-2: Do all that you have in your control to stick to the list. Try and finish all the items that you’ve listed there throughout for the day.

STEP-3: As the day approaches the end, have a look at the check list and see the number of items that you ticked off. The moment you see all or most of the items ticked off that list, you will feel so much more confident about yourself.

 

2. LISTENING TO PODCASTS

Podcasts are one of the main go-to resources for people to seek motivation online, all over the world. In a nutshell, podcasts are audio versions of your typical YouTube videos.
The bright side here is that you can often listen to them while you perform other menial tasks. The Ground Up Show by Matt D’Avella is one of the most popular and motivated Podcasts there are. His Podcasts are generally interview based format where he invites successful people from all kinds of fields. Having an insight into the daily lives of extremely successful people is vastly inspirational.
If you lead an exceedingly busy life, you can listen to these Podcasts before you sleep. Not only will they put you off to a beautiful sleep, but also inspire you to wake up in the morning and do well.

 

3. MONTHLY BUDGETING

If you have to pick one habit from this entire article, we would say you go with this one. Budgeting is an essential part of becoming an adult and we cannot stress enough on this particular habit.

In a nutshell, budgeting is figuring out the income that you are making along with the expenses that you make on a monthly basis. Knowing both of these figures will ensure that you’re not spending all of the money that you’re making as a part of your income. You are going to be able to set aside a little bit as a part of your savings as well.

 

4. PRACTICING GRATITUDE

This one might come across as a cliche, but as soon as you start acquiring this in your daily life, you’ll find so much value in doing it every day. This habit will ensure that you start your day on a positive note, which will make a huge difference in your life or the way you look at things. Make a gratitude journal and answer these three questions every day that we’ve listed down below.

1. What am I grateful for today?
2. What will make today awesome?
3. Who should I give my thanks to today?
Answering these questions will start off your day on an exemplary positive and bright note. Make your loved ones feel special by letting them know that they mean to you. It lights up their day and which, in turn, will make you even happier. Practicing gratitude develops a sense of positivity that nothing else in the world can.

 

5. COMMIT TO READING

As kids, we used to delve ourselves into books and stories. As we grow up and have more responsibilities to fulfill, we often lose touch with reading. Ask yourself, when was the last time you got around reading a book? Reading serves you well than watching movies, we’ll tell you why.

While you are watching a movie, you are served with the locations, sets and that entire mindset that protagonist is in. When you read a book, it’s all up to your imagination where the protagonist is at the moment or what he/she is wearing. It helps you widen your imaginative horizons.

All you have to do is select a book of your choice and make a habit of reading at least 5 pages a day. Preferably, do it right before you are off to bed as it tires your eyes out and helps you sleep like a baby. This is a great way to getting into the habit of reading.

5 Celebrity Beard Styles to Suit Every Face

If we asked you one feature on a guy’s face which makes a huge difference in their overall appearance, what would you say? Yes, you guessed it right – the beard. The right beard style accentuates the face features and can add up to your charm instantly. Beards are to men what eyebrows are to women. More often than ever, guys are struggling to get their beard shaped and styled in accordance with their face cut. They rely upon the barber to get it done and that doesn’t end well most of the times.

Better safe than sorry. It’s advisable to prep up a little before ending up with a style that neither suits you and you feel hesitant & under-confident to go up and meet anyone. We’ve laid out a list of five celebrities, whose cool beard styles you would love to try out once. Not only are thy snazzy but are competent in suiting every face cut.

 

  1. CHRIS EVANS

Chris Evans
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Who better to begin this list with? It is none other than our very own Mr. Heart throb, Chris Evans. You can either go for his Before We Go look or Avengers’ as Captain America. His professional style beard is forever.

This beard style is tremendously classy and stylish. It shows that a guy is well-groomed and takes good care of his looks. This trending beard style gives your face a sharpening definition and a strong character.

All you need to do is to shave the neck and create a defined line underneath the chin. It stops Midway up the cheeks to connect evenly with the mustache. This look can definitely be your signature beard style.

 

  1. RYAN GOSLING

Ryan Gosling
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Guys with sharp chin usually go for this look. It helps them enhance their look because it thoroughly draws attention to your chin. The beard style we are talking about is commonly known as the Captain Jack style.

The entire idea behind this look is to emphasize on your facial characteristics. If you want to look shrewd and smart, this look is apt for you.

If you are someone who has got really sharp eyes or an infectious smile, you’re at a better position to try this one out. Many celebrities are seen following this style including Ryan Gosling and Justin Timberlake.

 

  1. BRADLEY COOPER

Bradley Cooper
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This guy is known for his versatility. He has been nominated and won many awards, including four Academy Awards, two BAFTA Awards, and two Golden Globes. From portraying a diabolic guy in Silver Linings Playbook to contrasting his personality with that of his hipster role in The Hangover Trilogy; that is the diversity you see in him as a phenomenal actor.

Bradley’s sex appeal has been noted by several media outlets including People magazine, which declared him the Sexiest Man Alive back in 2011. Hipster look is one of the latest and best beard trends among youngsters. It brings out the rebellious part of your personality.

People who don’t have a formal profession can ace this look. The denser the beard, the more maturity it shows. However, the trim can vary according to the face shape. The hipster beard look calls for a better maintenance and hygiene.

 

  1. CHRIS HEMSWORTH

Chris Hemsworth
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If we asked you who’s the youngest and most good-looking Dad in the Hollywood, it would be none other than Chris Hemsworth. For as long as we can remember, he’s kept the full beard, which makes him even hotter.

The full beard requires very little maintenance. To top it off, it never goes out of fashion. It’s evergreen and super cool to carry. It provides you the ample liberty to experiment the look.

This is arguably the most popular beard of all times. A full beard that’s well groomed says that you are ordering, self-confident and bold.

 

  1. CHRIS PRATT

Chris Pratt
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The Guardians of the Galaxy star is the apt name to close this list with. This oh-so-cute actor is a major buzz creator in the H-town. He’s one of those celebrities, who’s even gotten cuter and hotter with every movie.

The look he carried in Passengers is a designer beard. It’s a short growth of beard, aimed to affect a rugged masculine or deliberately unkempt appearance that became popular in the early 80s. The other known popular celebrity to have pulled this look off is George Michael. The best part about this style is this that it goes with everything- casual, formal, bridal and much more.

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