Hot Self Help How-Tos

How To: Read or decode the Intelligent Mail Barcode or IMB

Ever wonder what those black bars across your business letters are for? Together, those 65 black bars are called the Intelligent Mail Barcode (or, "IMB"). First announced in 2003, the IMB came into use in 2006 for United States mail and served as a way to increase the amount of information carried on letters and mail flats, expanding the tracking capabilities for mail carriers. Your IMB is divided into four parts: Ascender (A), Full (F), Tracker (T), and the Descender (D). This video teaches ...

How To: Avoid back pain from sitting at a desk at work

In this tutorial, we learn how to avoid back pain from sitting at a desk at work. You can sit safely by keeping your back locked and using variations. Change position regularly and stand upright while moving. This will change the pressure in the disks in your back. Alternate between active and passive sitting, which will let your back muscles work. You can lean against the back rest of your chair for support on the hollow of your back. The position of your feet and legs has an impact on your ...

How To: Lift your spirits with feng shui in your home

Elizabeth Chamberlain with Space Lift demonstrates how to lift your spirits with feng shui in your home. First, find your focus room with your energy map. Lay the energy map on top of your home floor plan and see that the self knowledge area is in the lower left section of your home along the line of your front door. In this case, the self knowledge area is the bedroom closet. There's no hiding in feng shui. You can't throw stuff into a closet and hope that it won't affect you. Clutter clogs ...

How To: Pass a pass a weed drug test with urine dilution

This short video shows you how to pass a weed drug test by urine dilution. Some myths that don't work are niacin, sure gel, and cranberry juice. Don't waste your money. Herbal detox remedies and detox drinks don't work either. Substitution will work if you aren't going to be monitored. For other situations diluting is the only way to pass a urine drug test. If not done correctly you can fail your drug test. You can learn more at howtopassadrugtest420.org.

How To: Divert your mind away from an anxiety attack

When you're experiencing an anxiety attack, there's almost nothing you can do to calm yourself down. At least, nothing that has worked for you yet. In this video, Chantilliscious offers up five of her tips for diversion tactics against anxiety. These are really simple tips, but when you're having an anxiety attack, the obvious is always elusive.

How To: Increase height by stretching

In this video the author shows how to increase height by stretching your body. There are various stretching methods that you can follow to strain the body and stretch it there by helping it to grow. There are various stretching exercise like the Cobra method where you lay down on the floor and try to stretch your body by shaping your body in the form of an arc. There is an another exercise called super cobra where you stretch the body in the opposite direction. There are also other stretching...

How To: Run a Successful Student Council Campaign

Running a successful student council campaign requires hard work and preparation. Whether you’re part of a candidate’s support group or a candidate yourself, you need to focus and give it all you’ve got. As Vince Lombardi said, “Leaders aren't born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.”

How To: Hypnotize someone

Hypnosis can be used to manage pain, relieve anxiety, conquer phobias, prepare for childbirth, and cure insomnia, among other things. With a little practice and some simple techniques, you can amuse your friends or help them break a habit through hypnosis. Learn how to hypnotize someone with help from this how-to video.

How To: Deal with rejection from your father

In this video, we learn how to deal with rejection from your father. Don't let your father change who you are and change how you think about yourself. Know that people in your family are going to have problems, it can't be perfect. The mental warfare isn't worth it, grab the bull by the horns. Try to write him a letter from the heart and really let him know what you are thinking. If that doesn't work, make a video where you are talking right to him and tell him how you are feeling. After this...

How To: Improve your oral presentation skills

The ComCoachVideo Tutorial is an online learning environment designed to help students improve their oral presentation skills. The website contains video clips illustrating effective and ineffective public speaking practices, as well as an interactive feedback component designed to foster students' ability to critically evaluate presentation segments.

How To: Build up your self-esteem with feng shui at home

In this tutorial, we learn how to build up your self-esteem with feng shui at home. You can easily change the energy that is in your home to help it bring a more positive vibe to you and others who walk into it! A simple change can be made in even the hallway! If you just put down a beautiful desk with a candle, beautiful plant, and light painting above it you can transform your hallway. This will give you higher self-esteem and a better feeling about yourself as well. Do these little tricks ...

How To: Deal with a needy neighbor

You're a nice person, and you want to be friendly with your neighbors. But some people will use that niceness to take advantage of you. Find that fine line between being firm and being rude to deal with your neighborly nuisance.

How To: Improve your short-term memory with brain exercises

In this video, we learn how to improve short-term memory. There are many brain exercises that can help, that will jump start your abilities. Remember to focus your attention, take mental snapshots, and connect your snapshots with memory. This will help you not only remember different things, but it will also help you to connect pictures and different details along with it. Just small things like this while you are younger can help improve your short-term memory while you are both younger and ...

How To: Build confidence on the phone and in voicemails

In this video Patricia Stark shows how to display voice mail confidence. Studies show that it takes only three seconds for somebody to size you up over the phone. You can know a lot about the person speaking on the other end of the phone and so you need to sound very confident while speaking to other persons. It is proved that when you smile when you are speaking on the phone it changes the whole delivery of your tone and if you are sitting there carelessly it will be reflected in your voice....

How To: Remember a list of random words

In this video, US Memory Champion Chester Santos teaches you how to expand and improve your memory by using a few simple techniques. Word visualizing allows you to create associations which help to remember individual words. Memory can be increased in a fun and easy way by taking advantage of Santos' cool and unique method of associative thinking. You will hopefully never forget your shopping list again!

How To: Overcome speech anxiety

This video is about how to overcome speech anxiety. Anyone can be a calm speaker with these tips. You will need a video camera and time to rehearse. The first step is to tape yourself rehearsing your speech, so that if you feel you look foolish you can fix your mistakes. another step is to stand up a few moments before you take your stage that way your blood pressure can be regulated. Step 3 is to count backwards from 100 by 7 so that your left side of your brain works and turns off the right...

How To: Manage anger management in seven steps

Anger management is a problem for many people, but there are steps you can take to learn to control your anger. In this film leading anger management expert, Mike Fisher, talks about his seven-step method of controlling anger. Manage anger management in seven steps.

How To: Take Cold Showers

There are many reasons to take cold showers. It can improve circulation, stabilize blood pressure, improve skin and/or hair, and improve immunity. Cold showers are not easy to just jump into. It does take some time to adapt to the shock of getting into cold water and then staying with it.

How To: Get rich quick with feng shui at home

Feng shui helps to create positive energy at your home. It drives away the negative energy from your home. Eventually the people living in that home will get good thoughts. Thoughts make a person good or bad. Thoughts can make you rich or poor. You can change your life by making some simple changes at your home. This space lift can do wonders for you. In the energy map, wealth area is at the far left hand corner of the house. dry flowers bring negative energy and losses to your home. Therefor...

How To: Pass any urine screening for THC

This video is a tutorial that gives very helpful tips to viewers on how to pass any urine screening THC test. Viewers will learn how to prepare for a THC test and how to successfully pass the test. This video is for those who are currently doing drugs. This video will benefit those who are doing drugs because it will allow users to avoid failing the test and any consequences for failing. Viewers learn helpful tips such as: do not eat before taking the test, drink water and exercise.

How To: Relieve back & neck pain while at work with exercises

In this video from InstruxionAE we learn some exercises to do at work to relieve your back and neck pain. You cannot cure this pain from exercise. You can only keep safe posture throughout the day. The weightlifter's technique is the best exercise. Traction or hanging is one of the most relaxing exercises for the back. Bending backwards is a good way too. While seated, you can put your hand on the armrests and bend back in your chair. In a standing position you can put your hands on your belt...

How To: Stop procrastinating and boost your productivity

In this tutorial, we learn how to stop procrastinating and boost your productivity. If you are someone who likes to put things off until the last minute, you should watch this video! To help you get over doing this, you should start a calendar! When you boost your productivity you will no longer procrastinate and get a lot of things done. This may not seem like a good idea, but it will help you be a happier person. You can also write out a list, which will help you stay accountable for what y...

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