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Everyone needs a little help being a human. From sleep to saving money to parenting and more, we talk to the experts to get the best advice out there. Life Kit is here to help you get it together.

Want another life hack? Try Life Kit+. Your subscription supports the show and unlocks an exclusive sponsor-free feed. Learn more at plus.npr.org/lifekit.

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    How to apply the rules of improv to everyday life

    How to apply the rules of improv to everyday life

    Improv comedy is about more than making people laugh. It can help performers be more creative and self-assured — and combat anxiety, both on and off stage.

    • 22 min
    Transform the way you deal with dread

    Transform the way you deal with dread

    Worried about deadlines, errands or your holiday to-do list? Reframe your relationship with dread with these simple exercises, from drawing the things that scare you to scheduling worry time.

    • 20 min
    How much money do you need to become a parent? An episode from This Is Uncomfortable

    How much money do you need to become a parent? An episode from This Is Uncomfortable

    A couple clashes about how much money they need to save before having children. This episode is from our friends This Is Uncomfortable's podcast series on fights about money.

    • 17 min
    How to set boundaries with family

    How to set boundaries with family

    Maintaining healthy boundaries is a way of taking care of your closest relationships, but setting those boundaries can be hard. The process starts with asking yourself what you need. (This episode originally ran in January 2021.)

    • 20 min
    Make holiday travel less stressful

    Make holiday travel less stressful

    There will probably be long lines, delays and overbooked flights, says aviation journalist Benét Wilson. So take steps to prepare for these situations and make the journey a little more pleasant.

    • 12 min
    Get better at being grateful

    Get better at being grateful

    Showing appreciation can improve our mental and physical health. But we don't often express it in our daily lives. Here's how to make thankfulness a habit, from starting a gratitude journal to writing a letter to a loved one.

    • 18 min

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