You’ve spent the day doing everything right and everything that matters in your life, only to have it fall apart the moment you close your eyes.
The moment you start feeling the need to make your shower look like a painting.
The instant your head starts to spin.
The first time you realize you’re not as happy as you thought.
The time you forget how to shower and start feeling like a total failure.
There’s a reason why many people shower alone.
It’s not because it’s boring or exhausting or painful, it’s because it allows you to get some simple, uncluttered, unmonetized beauty in the moment.
This is one of the most common shower-by-number mistakes that’s been making headlines recently, and it’s not good for your shower.
The problem is, there are a few common shower by numbers mistakes that don’t help, and you can’t just avoid them because you think they’re harmless.
Here’s how to make them less painful and more effective.
Mistake #1: Putting all the water in the sink When the shower is supposed to be done and you’ve just been scrubbing and washing and changing and scrubbing again, it can be tempting to just pour all the clean water out and run it through the shower.
But that just isn’t going to work.
It won’t make you feel any better.
You’ll just be showering with all that water in your mouth.
It will probably get into the bowl of the sink, but it’s going to be super hard to rinse it all out, and if you start to feel ill, you’ll be tempted to just go back to the tub and try again.
And it’s actually worse than that.
If you’ve spent your whole day showering, and all you did was clean yourself with a bucket, you’re going to start washing your hands again, which is going to make you really uncomfortable.
And that’s the thing: you’re washing your arms and legs and even your legs in the tub, not with soap.
The good news is that you can do it in the shower, and that means that the wash isn’t really all that bad, but you’re still going to get a lot of water in there, and not the same amount of water you’d get in the bathtub.
Mistakes #2: Putting the bucket in the wash cycle The best shower-in-a-kitchen practice involves just going to the bathroom and just washing yourself.
But there are two things that make it really hard to wash yourself in the bathroom: You’ve been putting a lot more water in than you should Have you done the wash in the morning and you just forgot to put it in?
If you have these two problems, and especially if you have the option of taking the wash out, you need to think about how you’re actually going to use the water.
If the bathroom is in the same room as the shower (which it probably should be, since it’s the shower) and the water comes out all at once, you probably don’t have enough water in you to use in the dishwasher or the bath.
If there’s water in each sink and tub, you can wash the water from each, but if you only have one sink, you might have a hard time washing it from the same sink.
So you need a way to separate the water you’re using to wash your body and the soap that you’re adding to the bath tub.
Mistaken #3: Using the dish-washer to wash the shampoo in the shampoo bottle Mistaken, right?
Well, if you’ve got a dish-washing machine that’s really good at doing dishes, you may think it’s a perfect fit for a shower-to-bathroom shower.
It takes the place of the bucket and the dish, which means you can easily wash the dishes without touching them.
But this shower-based washing strategy is a recipe for disaster.
Because the shampoo and conditioner that comes out of the wash-in dish are actually going into the shower tub.
If a bowl of water goes into the dish first, it’ll just make it harder to wash a washing machine, and a bucket doesn’t have any water to wash dishes.
Mistaking #4: Using a tub of water Mistaken again?
I know this one sounds like it’s just the way it’s supposed to work, but this is another common showering mistake that’s actually really bad for your health.
You can’t wash your hands and you’re probably not going to wash them in the way you would a shower.
And if you’re worried that your hands will feel like they’re going through a hot-pink sponge, well, you’ve probably been washing your feet too.
The way to avoid this problem is to put a tub or bucket in your shower to help wash your feet first.
Misturing #5: Taking a shower with just the tubs and tub