Lifestyle Travel This Viral TikTok Proves You've Been Using Travel Pillows All Wrong The video from TikTok user @Sidneyraz has already received over 4 million views By Vanessa Etienne Vanessa Etienne Twitter Vanessa Etienne is an Emerging Content Writer-Reporter for PEOPLE. Prior to joining in April 2021, she served as a reporter for Men's Health Magazine and BET Digital after freelancing for publications such as The New York Times and Everyday Health. Originally from northern Virginia, Vanessa is a proud Haitian American with a love for R&B music and mental health topics. She graduated from North Carolina State University with a bachelor's in Communication and Public Relations before earning her master's degree in Journalism from the City University of New York. People Editorial Guidelines Published on July 21, 2021 02:16 PM Share Tweet Pin Email TikTok has turned into the go-to social media platform for life hacks — and proof that you might've been doing simple tasks wrong your whole life. TikTok user @Sidneyraz has dedicated his account to blowing the minds of his 500,000+ followers with dozens of life hacks and the "things I wish I knew before I was in my 30s." In one of his latest viral videos, he alleges that we've all been using our travel pillows wrong. When most people are looking to get some shut-eye during a long flight, it's common to put the C-shaped travel pillow around the back of your neck. This Simple TikTok Hack Claims to Stop You from Crying While Chopping Onions — So Does It Work? However, according to @Sidneyraz, the travel pillow should be "backward" with the solid part sitting on the front of the neck and the opening at the back. "Here's something I wish I knew before I was in my 30s," he told followers in the TikTok. "Travel pillows go in front," he said before putting it on his head the "right" way, resting his head forward and pretending to sleep, saying, "I'm so comfy." This Viral TikTok Hack Helps You Evenly Butter Your Movie Theater Popcorn Using a Straw The video has now received over 4 million views and TikTok users were baffled by the simple revelation, sharing their disbelief in the post's comment section. "This makes so much sense why am I so shocked," one user wrote. Another person added, "This is probably why I have always found them to be uncomfortable." Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. "What??! No way!!! My LIFE HAS BEEN A LIE ALL ALONG." a third wrote. The TikTok creator has also shared other travel and random life hacks involving everything from TSA Pre-Check and pre-vacation cleaning to bobby pins and cooking tips.