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Ingenious Life Hacks for Lazy People

Hey, you! Right there, yes you. Check out these life hacks for lazy people who love to read stuff on their phones and veg out.

By Dave LeePublished 6 years ago 4 min read

There's something to be said about the attractive option of just sitting on a couch, drinking beer, and being lazy. It's nice. It's relaxation. And, it often gets on peoples' nerves. Whether we like it or not, things have to get done, regardless of how much we want to veg out.

Thankfully, a lot of lazy people are also extremely smart. These life hacks for lazy people will maximize your vegetative potential, all without causing others to call you lazy AF.

Use dental floss to cut cakes flawlessly... without having to wash knives.

Cutting cake isn't easy, nor is it particularly clean. This is doubly true with all the icing clumping on your knife. Solution? Use dental floss to cut your slices, effortlessly and flawlessly.

We're calling this one of the best life hacks for lazy people who love cake, because, let's face it, washing dishes sucks.

Cease your ironing days by throwing clothes in the dryer with a damp hand towel, instead.

The moisture releases the wrinkles, and if you add essential oils, you also end up with nice-smelling clothing. Needless to say, this is one of my favorite life hacks for lazy people, as well as people who just hate ironing.

If you're having stomach cramps, rest your laptop on your stomach.

The heat from the laptop will relax your stomach muscles and soothe pain, without you actually having to move. Lazy life will be a lot more pain free once you try this.

Get more out of your razors by "shaving" your jeans back and forth a couple of times, after each use.

This is one of those epic life hacks for lazy people who want to skip the trip to Walgreen's for another pack of razors. The traction from the jeans actually sharpens knives, much like an old barber's strip would.

It's also worth pointing out that swiping your razor on denim knocks the blades back into place, which means you get a better shave next time around.

Use a hoodie worn backwards for a makeshift popcorn bowl.

Let's be honest here, if you're reading life hacks for lazy people, chances are, you won't mind a little butter on your grungy hoodie. Also, this means you'll have less dishwashing to do, which is always a perk.

Ditch that top sheet when you're making your bed.

This cuts back on the time it takes to make a bed, anyway. Will it be slightly less comfortable? Possibly. But if you have a good blanket, you probably won't notice, anyway.

If you want quick, microwaveable meals, search up college dorm recipes online.

A lot of college dorm recipes are actually done via a microwave; and this means that you could learn how to nuke up a meal, within a matter of minutes. Common college microwave recipes include baked potatoes, eggs, and yes, "mug brownies."

If you're more of a "set it and forget it" lazy person, then investing time to learn some good slow cooker recipes is a wise choice. This list of slow cooker cookbooks is a great place to start.

Make your food and pick out your outfit the night before.

This might not count among life hacks for lazy people, but I'll be the first to admit that it does shorten time it takes to leave the house significantly; it's one hack you need to try.

For example, making some clean eating breakfast recipes throughout the week can help cut down on a tendency to pick up something "on the go." Plus, it can reduce the amount of stress you have in the morning. The same thing can be said for picking out an outfit.

That being said, you can actually improve this life hack by doing what President Obama does. When he was president, he built his wardrobe around a couple of colors, which meant that everything he wore always matched—despite it only taking a minute or two for him to decide what to wear.

One of the smartest life hacks for lazy people who actually want to retire (or save money) is to let an app do the work for you. With time, the money you invest will end up working for you—leaving you more time to veg out, or do whatever you need to do.

Clean a blender by adding water and dishwashing soap to it, covering the top, then turning the blender on.

Scrubbing is for losers. This is the easy way to clean out a blender in a pinch. As a bonus, you can also use this life hack as an excuse to pretend to be the "Will It Blend?" guy.

If you're looking to be less lazy about jogging or gymming, sleep in your gym clothes.

This is one of the smarter life hacks for lazy people who want to stop being lazy. If you wake up and are already in gym clothes, that gives you one less excuse to be lazy—and also forces you to take responsibility for your own actions.

Besides, gym clothes are snuggly and warm, which makes them perfect for sleep gear.

Last but not least, make a point to delegate tasks you don't want to do to others.

If you think about it, this isn't just about life hacks for lazy people; it's a life hack that works for successful people. Why? Because no one person can do everything, and once in a while, even Steve Jobs got lazy.

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Dave Lee

Self proclaimed master of the microwave, capable of creating delicious meals in less than 5 minutes

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