As 2016 is coming to an end, it’s time to wrap up the year by summarizing what we have learned, how much we have achieved, how we inspired each other, and what we can set as our goals for the year to come. With the list of Lifehack’s most popular 2016 pieces already waiting for you to read through, it’s time to count down the list of 100+ best illustrations of Lifehack in 2016 you simply cannot miss.
1. How to spot a faker
Think you can tell right away if someone is faking it just to get what they want? These eight signs can help you to discover if the person you are dealing with is truly genuine or they are tricking you into believing so.
2. Friend or foe
It’s interesting how most of us, even though we think we have figured everything out, still could use some help, like this reminder, in order to make a clear cut with toxic people we considered our friends.
3. If you swear a lot, that might mean you are highly intelligent
Learn what other unusual traits differentiate highly intelligent people from the average intelligent ones. Being messy is one of those.
4. Is the glass half full or empty
Do you see obstacles as chances for growth or do they bring you down and stop you from trying? Is your life a wonderful adventure where you create joy for yourself, or do you believe that life is too hard and you have to struggle all the time? Where do you stand in the positive vs negative people comparison?
5. Don’t be scared to walk alone
Although you most certainly have some amazing memories from the past trips you took with your friends or family, you always had to compromise one way or the other, so as to meet everyone’s desires. Traveling alone will not only give you the freedom of doing only the things you like, and visiting places you want, but it will also help you become much more independent, and self-aware.
6. How the way you were raised determines your life perspective
Brilliant take on how people’s upbringing and the type of childhood they had, can shape their character and their perspective on life.
7. Mental strength 101
Mentally strong people live in the present, have patience and don’t seek approval. Learn what other personality traits differentiate mentally strong people from weaker ones in 15, easy to digest points.
8. Some people are just “destined” to prosper
A lot has been said about a growth mindset that seems to be the key element in achieving success in life. Find out if you have what it takes to fully realize your potentials.
9. It’s time for some big cuts
As you are compiling a list of your new year resolutions, take a look at the list of people who do not deserve to waste your time and energy any longer.
10. If it’s superficial, don’t call it empathy
Way too long, people have been mistaking each surface understanding and emotion with empathy. The illustration explains subtle, but significant differences between sympathy and empathy.
11. Leader role misconceptions
Even though today many great leaders have thought us that being a leader means having an open mind and great respect for other human beings, it is always good to keep in mind some of the most important traits that separate a truly remarkable leader from a bad one.
12. A lesson in gratitude
There’s no better way to end a year than to show appreciation not only for all the great things we have achieved this year, but for those we sometimes take for granted.