Its always a good idea to know a few tricks that help ease some things in life. If you in the dating scene this may be a helpful hack.
“Feeling Nervous and want to calm down? Nervous? Slow your heart rate down by blowing on your thumb. “This idea has its roots in the fact that the thumb has its own pulse,” says Dr Ghosh. ‘If you can calm that pulse down, you’re effectively calming the heart down, too. “Blowing will cool the thumb and hence calm the heart rate, as cold does slow down your pulse.This method might also help because the act of blowing itself forces you to deepen your breathing, which calms your heart. “Oxygen is the natural antidote to the adrenaline which raised your heart rate in the first place. Hyper-inflate your lungs to ensure maximum oxygen intake to calm down. Breathe in for seven seconds, hold for three seconds, and out for seven seconds.” Source: Lifehack.org
This is a trick that I have used in the past, I don’t know how it works if the hot to cold kills cells but it has always seemed to take the pain away that can last for days.
“Burned your finger?
When you accidentally singe your finger on the stove, clean the skin and apply light pressure with the finger pads of your unmarred hand. Ice will relieve your pain more quickly.” Source: Lifehack.org
I picked this one up years ago, not sure from where or who, but given that I get a nasty reaction and a welt from mosquito bites, it has been a lifesaver. Once the initial itching feeling goes away it has always remained GONE.
After that nasty itch starts and your brain is hijacked by the annoying sensation. Put some sea salt, or regular salt will work, in your palm. Add a fews drops of water and mix it around. Rub this all over your mozzie bite, I generally have some crystals still in the mix and then wait it out. I have never had an itch the next day from a bite after using this trick. I think the premise is the salt draws the poison out of your skin.
“Room is spinning due to too much liquor?
If you get all messed up on liquor, and the room starts spinning, put your hand on something stable. The reason: Alcohol dilutes the blood in the part of your ear called the cupula, which regulates balance. Putting your hand on something stable gives your brain another reference point. The tactile input from a stable object gives the brain a second opinion, and you feel more in balance. Because the nerves in the hand are so sensitive, this works better than the conventional foot-on-the-floor wisdom. ” Source: Lifehack.org
You can stop a toothache by rubbing ice on the back of your hand, on the webbed area between your thumb and index finger. You can relieve a toothache by rubbing the back of your hand between thumb and index finger (the V zone where the bones of the two fingers meet) with an ice cube. Rub the hand on the side of the body where the toothache is located. Researchers at McGill University (Canada) have shown that pain intensity can roughly be halved by numbing the hand in this manner for about seven minutes (with the effect assumed to likely be due to the interruption of pain impulses travelling to the brain). The research done involved a small sample size: 22 men and 14 women. So, it is hard to say if the findings were correct.” Source: Lifehack.org
If you ate a big meal and you’re feeling full as you go to sleep, lay on your left side. That’ll keep you from suffering from acid reflux it keeps your stomach lower than your oesophagus which will help keep stomach acid from sliding up your throat. Studies have shown that patients who sleep on their left sides are less likely to suffer from acid reflux. The oesophagus and stomach connect at an angle. When you sleep on your right, the stomach is higher than the oesophagus allowing food and stomach acid to slide up your throat. When you’re on your left, the stomach is lower than the oesophagus so gravity’s in your favour 10 Steps to Lessening Nighttime Heartburn. Remember, it is not advisable for you to go to bed immediately after eating. Wait for 2 to 3 hours.” Source: Lifehack.org
Clear a stuffed nose or relieve sinus pressure by pushing your tongue against the roof of your mouth then pressing a finger between your eyebrows” says Lisa DeStefano, D.O., an assistant professor at the Michigan State University college of osteopathic medicine. This causes the vomer bone to rock, which loosens your congestion and clears you up. After 20 seconds, you’ll feel your sinuses start to drain.” Source: Lifehack.org