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9 things we were doing wrong in our life and how to fix them

We all do things our own way whether it's the manner we fold clothes or the technique we use to peel an apple. The good news is things can certainly be better and if we do it the right way, it is more efficient and will save us time.

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Peeling fruits might be a nightmare and a dreaded chore for many. A better way to eat pomegranate is to cut it into quarters, soak in water to loosen the seeds and separate them.

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If you are browsing the net, make use of the power of the search engine by doing the following:

use quotation marks for quotes

use dashes to exclude certain searches

use tildes to include subjects and searches which are similar

use two periods to define a range of time

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If you are browsing the net, make use of the power of the search engine by doing the following:

use quotation marks for quotes

use dashes to exclude certain searches

use tildes to include subjects and searches which are similar

use two periods to define a range of time

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Keep paperwork to the minimum. Download an online version of your appliance's manual so you can get rid of the paper versions and increase storage space on your shelf.

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You might take for granted how to load the dishwasher properly. Maybe you thought that throwing in pots and pans in any position is allright as they will get cleaned anyway. Wrong. Make sure every soiled part is facing inwards or downwards so the jet sprays can reach them.

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The Ziploc has many uses including putting things that you don't want to get wet such as passport, money and even your precious phone. You can still use the phone even when inside the bag, but it protects it from being wet.

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The Ziploc has many uses including putting things that you don't want to get wet such as passport, money and even your precious phone. You can still use the phone even when inside the bag, but it protects it from being wet.

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Folding sheets and towels should be a piece of cake, but not everyone does it properly. Learn to fold towels into three parts not two. Fold fitted sheets following the line of the elasticated hems.

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Inserting a thread in a needle is a pain and if you have no thimble lying around, you can always use hair spray or pass it through a candle wax to stiffen the edge.

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Make use of your bread ties and keep your cords in place and organised.

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Don't throw those silica gels away. They are great at removing moisture fast like when you accidentally drop your phone in the water.

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Don't throw those silica gels away. They are great at removing moisture fast like when you accidentally drop your phone in the water.

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