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Everyone needs a little help being a human. From sleep to saving money to parenting and more, host Marielle Segarra talks to 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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Everyone needs a little help being a human. From sleep to saving money to parenting and more, host Marielle Segarra talks to 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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    Improve your chances of learning a new skill

    Improve your chances of learning a new skill

    Mastering a new hobby, like bowling or baking, can be a frustrating process. But experts say it doesn't have to be that way. If you set yourself up for success at the start and allow yourself to make mistakes — you can stick with it. This episode originally published October 26, 2021.

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    How to be a 'supercommunicator'

    How to be a 'supercommunicator'

    No one is born a great communicator, but anyone can become one. In his new book, Supercommunicators: How to Unlock the Secret Language of Connection, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and reporter Charles Duhigg breaks down the habits of highly communicative people and the power of authentic connection.

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    • 22 min
    Investing for beginners

    Investing for beginners

    You don't need to be an expert to grow a nest egg. We'll cover how to build your portfolio, when to sell (or not sell) stocks and how to avoid fees.

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    • 21 min
    What to do with your childhood stuff

    What to do with your childhood stuff

    Do you have boxes filled with photos, artwork and artifacts from when you were a kid? Here's how to decide what to keep and toss — and manage the emotions that come up along the way.

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    How to 'fight right' with your partner

    How to 'fight right' with your partner

    The Gottmans have been studying marriage and relationships for 40 years. In a new book, Fight Right, they explain how successful couples resolve their conflicts.

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    • 25 min
    Save money on streaming services

    Save money on streaming services

    Just about every major streaming service has raised its subscription fees. At the same time, there are more programming bundles, membership deals, ad-supported subscriptions and streaming services overall. NPR TV critic and media analyst Eric Deggans shares a streaming strategy to help you get the most bang for your buck.

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    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
3.7K Ratings

3.7K Ratings

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I like life kit because it gives startlingly good advice on how to proceed on various topics.

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So good!

Advice you can use that goes deep. Very helpful!

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Great!

this is good but I want more episodes that kids can hear and relate to and use.

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