24 Things Youve Been Doing Wrong Your Whole Life

So, I really promised not to do this, but here I am giving in. You know, I’m the last one to tell you how not to do things. Some of them are actually useful, but really, some are downright silly. But here you go. Just in case you wanna know.

It will probably shock you (OR NOT) but there are few things you’ve been doing wrong. Here are few of them, (according to how other people really do it) followed by an explanation how to do it right.

Microwaving Leftovers

Via: Twentytwowords

Dig a hole in your leftovers when heating them up in the microwave so the heat will spread evenly.

Listening to Music on Your Phone

Via: Twentytwowords
Want to enhance the sound? Put your phone in a cup when playing music. Empty cup.

Removing Trash Bags

Via: Twentytwowords
Drill holes in a trash can to prevent suction issues when pulling out and inserting a trash bag.

Going To Sleep

Via: Cracked

Crossing Out Words

Via: Twentytwowords

Cross them out with letters, so they won’t be legible.

Eating Chinese

Via: Lifebuzz.com

You’re supposed to turn your Chinese takeout container into a plate – but only if you’re sure you won’t have leftovers.

Organizing Spray Bottles

Via: Twentytwowords

Using a clothing rod to hang your spray bottles will help you to save space (and eliminate that fun domino effect of grabbing a bottle and knocking over the whole row.)

Keeping Manuals

Via: Twentytwowords

Whenever you buy a product, go to the manufacturer’s site and upload the digital version of the manual onto Google Drive or Dropbox, and you’ll never have to keep paper copies again.

Untying a Knot

Via: Twentytwowords

Twist the loose end as much as you can and to push it through the knot.

Using aluminum foil and plastic wrap

Via:  Cosmopolitan

Press those thingies on the side to keep the roll from flying out.

Charging The Battery

Via:  Cracked

Placing The Toilet Seat Cover

Via: Lifebuzz

You’re supposed to place the flag of toilet seat covers in the front, not in the back.

Filling a Container With Water

Via:  Twentytwowords

Position a dustpan in a way that will funnel the water into the container below.

Keeping Cords Untangled

Via: Twentytwowords
This actually solves two problems — keeping cords untangled and making use of those annoying bread tags. Just wind them up, attach it, and you’re good-to-go.

Eating a Cupcake

Via:  Twentytwowords

Cut the bottom off and turn it into a sandwich so you get frosting in every bite.

Packing Clothes

Via: Twentytwowords

To take up less space, roll up your clothes when packing

Drinking Soda

Via: Lifebuzz
Put your straw through your soda can tab to keep it from floating up and away.

Making Sandwiches

Via: Twentytwowords

Cut round sandwich fillings in half to ensure you’re covering every inch.

Opening a Key Ring

Via: Twentytwowords

Use a Staple remover


Via:  Cracked

Using Sauce Cups

Via:  Twentytwowords

Unroll the rims so you can dip your burger in ketchup or add even more ketchup to the cup.

Eating Popcorn From a Bag

Via:  Twentytwowords

Reach into the popcorn bag by strategically ripping the bag for easy access

Bobby Pinning

Via:  Cracked

Making Pasta

Via: Cracked

Read more: 24 things you’ve been doing wrong your whole life. 

So, that’s it. But don’t worry if you want to continue doing it wrong. Some them are just really…I mean, why would you cut a cupcake when you can just eat them whole? :/

Which of them are you going to do differently from now on?


Relax Lang Mom is a Pinoy Mom Blog for food, lifestyle, and simple living. I believe that you don’t have to be perfect to be a good mom. Let us give ourselves permission. Permission to not be perfect. Permission to relax. And as my son always say, out of the babes mouth, (which incidentally is where this blog’s name came from) “Relax Lang, Mom!

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