Use your hand as a ruler.

Measure your hand from your fingertips to palm and memorize it. Now you can judge the size of anything without a ruler. Try to pick a finger that's pretty close to standard length (~1 inch).

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Keep a binder of your important documents with tab dividers labeling what they are.

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Keep a binder of your important documents with tab dividers labeling what they are.

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Narrate tasks out loud if you have trouble remembering whether or not you completed them.

Good work ethic requries good rest ethic.

Good work ethic requries good rest ethic.

Want to stop walking into people on the sidewalk and in crowds? Avoid eye-contact.

Want to stop walking into people on the sidewalk and in crowds? Avoid eye-contact.

If you have to remember to bring something with you, place it next to your shoes.

If you have to remember to bring something with you, place it next to your shoes.

Wishing things were different is a great way to torture yourself.

Wishing things were different is a great way to torture yourself.

Don't cheap out on what you put between yourself and the ground.

Don't cheap out on what you put between yourself and the ground.

For places that charge a cancellation fee on short notice, try rescheduling for a later time instead.

For places that charge a cancellation fee on short notice, try rescheduling for a later time instead.

Once you find something you've spent awhile looking for, place it in the original spot you looked for it.

Once you find something you've spent awhile looking for, place it in the original spot you looked for it.
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