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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.

Listen on Apple Podcasts
Requires subscription and macOS 11.4 or higher

    How to protect yourself from inflation

    How to protect yourself from inflation

    High inflation and a possible recession is making life more expensive. Washington Post personal finance columnist Michelle Singletary explains how to manage debt as interest rates increase and prepare for an economic downturn.

    • 14 min
    Survival 101 with Bear Grylls

    Survival 101 with Bear Grylls

    Survivalist and adventurer Bear Grylls shares his advice on facing fear, preparing for the worst and the power of courage to get you through any situation.

    • 22 min
    How to move in with your partner

    How to move in with your partner

    Deciding to move in with a partner can be an exciting step. Cohabitating can also be challenging and bring up anxieties. Here's what to think about — and discuss — before you decide to move in together.

    • 20 min
    How to take more meaningful photos

    How to take more meaningful photos

    When your smartphone can hold thousands of photos, it's tempting to snap away and never look back. But that approach may not actually help you capture the best moments. Photojournalist Daniella Zalcman shares tips on creating visually stunning images that will help you meaningfully document your life.

    • 20 min
    You can choose a new name for yourself. Here's how

    You can choose a new name for yourself. Here's how

    Many trans and nonbinary people choose new names during their transition. Here's advice if you're considering adopting a new name — from brainstorming name ideas to navigating the paperwork to change your name legally.

    • 20 min
    How to reset your digital life

    How to reset your digital life

    Author Sammy Nickalls guides readers through the practice of digital minimalism which helps strike a balance between being extremely online and extremely offline.

    • 15 min

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3.2K Ratings

3.2K Ratings

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