Life is all about learning. That’s how we, humans, the most intelligent species on the planet evolved. Of course, no one knows everything, there are a lot of complex things that we ordinary people can’t do, like flying an airplane or driving a car and texting at the same time. But it doesn’t matter because we have figured out the simple stuff which matters. We know how to do simple tasks that get us through the day.
So what did you do today? Perhaps you pooped, washed your hands, folded your laundry, probably put on a pair of fancy shoes when going out. There are high chances that you did each and every one of those simple looking tasks wrong.
There are many things that we have been doing for as long as we can remember, we have already made them as habits, these are the daily stuff that seem to be completely normal the way we are doing them. But what if I told you that you’ve been doing it wrong, you need to do the stuff the right way, changing your habitual way will change your life.
But you need not to worry! All thanks to several YouTube videos and internet, you can learn to do these common activities in the right way. This will prove to be beneficial to you, it will save your time, and you’ll become a wise man.
So Let’s Take A Look At 6 Things You’ve Been Doing Wrong Your Whole Life!
1. Eating Tic Tacs
You think eating the mouth freshener Tic Tacs is easy? Well you’re wrong! It turns out many people eat and dispense Tic Tacs the wrong way. Many people do it wrong by shaking a bunch of Tic Tacs in hand at once. There’s even an internet meme showing the proper way to eat a Tic Tac, the mint comes with compartment design that allows you to remove one mint at a time.
2. Doing Squats
It turns out that many people have been doing this fundamental human movement the wrong way all their lives. The exercise improves fitness, helps muscles, and helps in many daily life activities whether it’s going to the bathroom or building the muscle strength. The proper way to do a squat is to keep your knees stable, along the line of hips and feet, and bend until your thighs become parallel to the ground.
3. Washing Your Hands
How hard can be something as simple as washing your hands? Well it’s more difficult than you think. According to a scientific research, the traditional method of applying the soap on hands, then rubbing the hands together for 20 seconds, and rinsing with water isn’t the effective way to wash hands. The 6-step hand-washing technique recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO) is the best way.
4. The Correct Way Of Pooping
Have you ever thought you might be using the wrong way to poop your whole life? According to a research at Stanford University, Scientists discovered that our human body is made for squatting, not sitting. The modern toilet puts a strain on the colon and the improper way of sitting results in an improper fecal elimination. While the old method of squatting makes the release of bowel movements easier. It even lowers the risk of hemorrhoids, appendicitis, while the sitting position increases such risks.
5. Taking Off Your Shirt And Folding It In Seconds!
Taking off your shirt in a second, you can do it with just one hand, yes it’s that easy!
Quite often we’re in a hurry and we don’t fold our laundry in the proper way, this results in a creased outfit. Follow the simple steps shown in the video to do the folding in the correct way and this will result in a wrinkle-free storage of clothes.
Turn your clothes on the side, this will give you a view of what you’ve got in the drawer, and will save space!
6. Things About Everyday Objects!
You don’t need a whole lot of toothpaste to clean your teeth, as a matter of fact you need to use a only pea sized amount of toothpaste. You might seen many ads which feature a lump of toothpaste the size of the brush because it will make you want to use more of toothpaste and thus increasing their sales. In cans, if you turn the tab around you’ll find that the tab is designed to work as a holder to keep the straw intact. I bet you didn’t know that.