15 Everyday Things You’ve Been Doing Wrong All Your Life

Written by Neha Monga
September 26, 2017  

There are things that you do every day and as you practice on a daily basis they become your habit because they seem totally normal the way you’re doing them. But you’ll be surprised to know that there are a lot of everyday things that you are doing wrong and doing them the right way will actually make your life easier.

Let’s look at the most common things that we all got wrong:

1.Bobby pins should be worn with the wavy side facing down.

2. Who could’ve have imagined that a cupcake could be eaten like a sandwich.

3. Trying to get out Tic Tacs can be frustrating, but this technique will fix that.

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eat tic tac

4. To slice bread without squishing the top, turn it upside down and slice it from the bottom up. 

Slide 27 of 40: Close-up of a person's hand cutting bread

5. A glass of wine needs to be held by pinching the stem with your forefinger and thumb.

6. Watermelons should be cut crosswise and not sliced.

7. Drink with the straw skillfully like this so the straw’s position is fixed.

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

8. Instead of crossing words out with lines, cross them out with letters so they won’t be legible.

Slide 1 of 40: <p>Instead of crossing words out with lines, cross them out with letters so they won't be legible.</p><p>Source: <a href="http://www.reddit.com/r/LifeProTips/comments/17yswp/lpt_when_you_want_to_cross_words_out_you_dont/">Reddit user yourmom46</a> via <a href="http://imgur.com/AADKjFM">Imgur</a></p>

9. No more rubbing of moisturizer on the face.

10. Your Chinese takeout container can turn into a plate.

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

11. Instead of overlapping the sandwich fillings, cut them into half to make sure they cover the whole surface of the bread.

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Slide 10 of 40: Cut round sandwich fillings in half to make sure they cover the whole surface of the bread. Source: Reddit user LauraJesson via Imgur

12. Put your phone in a cup when playing music to enhance the sound.

Slide 17 of 40: <p>Put your phone in a cup when playing music to enhance the sound. </p><p>Source: <a href="http://instagram.com/p/cCQAtUQvZv/">Instagram user wholewhirled</a></p>

13. The sides of the juice box are supposed to be pulled out so that your kids can hold onto them and keep the juice from spilling.

You're supposed to pull the sides of the juice box out so that your kids can hold onto them and keep the juice from spilling.

14. No wonder they kept falling out this entire time.

No wonder they kept falling out this entire time.

15. An apple should be eaten top to bottom not by biting into its side.

How many did you know already??

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