Life Hacks to Get You Out of Sticky Situations
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Here are some life hacks everyone can benefit by knowing. I know I have.

Don’t walk down the steps with your hands in your pockets. 

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I never thought anything of it until I tried walking down steps with my hands in my pockets.

When crying out for help, cry help in a specific way. 

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Instead of just yelling “help” yell “hey, you in the green shirt, HELP”

If you’re caught in a riptide, swim parallel to the shore, not fighting the riptide

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A great hack for someone like me who can’t swim.

Keep your phone face down to save battery 

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Tried this and to my surprise, THIS WORKED.

Tampons can be used as water filtration.

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Great way to save your life down the road.

If you’re in a trunk, kick out the tail lights to get the attention of other cars 

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With kidnapping at an all time high, this will SAVE YOU.

If you have food, but no water, resist the urge to eat. It’ll make you even thirstier. 

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Hold out, it’ll be worth it.

If you’re ever in a fire, stay low to the ground. You'll have plenty of air down there.

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Heat and smoke rise. Always remember that.

If a gun is pointed at you, look them in the eyes. 

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They are less likely to fire at you.

Look both ways when crossing the road, even if a walk sign is saying you can go. 

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You can never be too careful with drivers. So many people run the red.

Always keep money in the sole of your shoes. 

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You'll never know when a little extra cash can help.

If you’re trapped on thin ice, lay down on your  stomach and wiggle/crawl to the shore from the direction you came. 

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Ice is a scary thing, stay smart.

If you’re stabbed or impaled, don’t pull it out. 

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It keeps your blood from gushing out everywhere.

If you get lost in the desert, breathe through your nose - it’ll make you less dehydrated 

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Don't panic, just breathe. In through the nose, out through the mouth.

Be observant of your exits.

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In case of emergency, know all exists to safely get out.

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