Life can seem tough at times, even though in reality we have probably never had it better or easier. Charles Hutton, AKA Insta-Chaz, knows this, and he likes nothing better than to poke fun at our petty angst with his brilliantly simple Post-It note cartoons.

“A lot of articles that publish my work point out that I make jokes about ‘the struggles of adulthood’ which I’ve always found a bit insulting, because I’ve just been making observations about my life - I wasn’t aware I was struggling until those bastards pointed it out,” Chaz told Bored Panda with a laugh.

The Australian cartoonist actually began his career as an architect, which comes out sometimes in his cartoons in the funny flowcharts and graphs that he cleverly uses to get his jokes across. His cartoonist career took off after his former collegues encouraged him to put his procrastination doodles up on Instagram. “I do miss architecture a bit, I think I probably miss being involved in serious projects, as fun and rewarding as drawing some funny comics is, designing a building is a bit more impressive and lasting,” he told us. “The flip side of this is how long projects take to come to fruition, and I quite enjoy the relatively quick project turnover that comes with making stupid jokes for a living.”

Now based in Berlin, after stints in London and New York, Chaz has over 100,000 Instagram followers and a book on the shelves. We have featured his previous Post-It cartoons before, as well as these hilarious observations about alcohol, and despite his procrastination habit he is an incredibly prolific artist. “When it comes to work I’m a bit all or nothing,” he explained. “So if I’ve got a deadline for a commision or a book, I tend to work obsessively starting at 6am, work through till the afternoon, go for a walk and that’s when I load up on ideas for the next day, which I’ll email to myself and then start the whole process the next day.”

“Then other times you’ll sit in front of a blank page for 4 hours, give up, and head to the pub. I still find a lot of joy in what I do, and yeah, it does sometimes feel like a bit of a chore at times - but I’d much rather have this chore than any other.”

Scroll down to check out the latest of Chaz's beautifully succint and relatable cartoons for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments!

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Norma 8 months ago

...and it's not just yoga. It happens when you try anything new!

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Asia 8 months ago

This is my life :D

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MiniCat 8 months ago

Phew! I thought I was the only one. My voice seems deeper in a recording but my friends say it's my normal voice

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Gryffindor4ever 8 months ago

Every night of my life

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Vaibhavi tikariya 8 months ago

Fucking true

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Mangoes'nRum 8 months ago

Ha ha ha haa!!! I love this one! But I'd add one more. Default settings is to automatically upgrade energy storage media under outer layer, which takes forever to remove unless product is used very vigorously.

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diane a 8 months ago

Dear BP can can you pls stop threating us with "brutal" stuff and random sticky notes that will haunt us forever -

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Jessica Stohr 8 months ago

Nutella IS best enjoyed on a spoon!

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Dian Ella Lillie 8 months ago

That is seriously me! I mean, exactly! Saved...

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MiniCat 8 months ago

The middle is just me procrastinating :P

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Dian Ella Lillie 8 months ago

Bazinga.

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Skylar 8 months ago

'Bones' is my TV series, its just not new

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Alusair Alustriel 8 months ago

Ok, who read that whole wall of text?

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Beeps 8 months ago

People stepping across the corner of your towel! Argh!

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Skylar 8 months ago

did anyone else try to follow the lines?

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Nini Meow 8 months ago

And one fine day you throw everything away!

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Asia 8 months ago

Good one :D

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Dian Ella Lillie 8 months ago

I have a FB account at work that I use solely for logging into one single news site. I don't use either at home. Last week I received an email at work from FB notifying me that I might like to be friends with my neice, who I didn't even know was on FB. I have no idea how FB made the connection unless they rifled through the CC field of my email contacts, and worked out that I used the same email account on two different computers.

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r3dd3v1lL 8 months ago

Forever alone people don't have that problem. So it's 85% music and 15% trying to avoid bodily harm from the mosh pit and drunk idiots.

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Nini Meow 8 months ago

They do both.. which is cute..

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Erwin Sanz 8 months ago

The t-rex is cute

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Krumps 8 months ago

When your really thirsty but too tired to get a drink and you fall asleep and dream of getting it then repeat x7

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Zanthe 8 months ago

This one went deep.

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PyroarRanger 8 months ago

Emo phase, anyone?

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Dian Ella Lillie 8 months ago

Exactly!

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Dian Ella Lillie 8 months ago

Apparently the Canadians are now considering a wall, and they want Trump to pay for it...

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Laugh Fan 8 months ago

Or get caught up on Bored Panda and realise you've missed too much dialogue, start film again, get caught up on Bored Panda....

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criminalgirl 8 months ago

Totally overrated.

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Kelly Murray 8 months ago

Totally me.

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Midna Geno 8 months ago

I love doggos

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Nadja Lambacher 8 months ago

hurray for Nan!

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Erwin Sanz 8 months ago

Still dont understand how to do that

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Erika Jones 8 months ago

I despise "Love Actually." There, I said it.

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Nini Meow 8 months ago

Perfect

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Helen Leeds 8 months ago

Every. Damned. Day.

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Kay Ann 8 months ago

Every time I go on a trip. Yes. I always end up over baggaged.

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lilspiffy 8 months ago

Dan.

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Juana 8 months ago

There are many situations that I'll be in until I die because it's just too awkward to change. I've tried quitting the gym at least 3 times. They keep giving me stuff and talking me out of it. I give up.

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Erika Jones 8 months ago

The Introvert's Guide to Shopping!

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Ciara McMurdo-Farr 8 months ago

This took me too long to understand. Thought classroom. Cafeteria. Movies. Finally got it

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Nikki D 8 months ago

Me after I pick up six peices of dirty laundry.

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Phoebe Bean 8 months ago

the Olympics, TV series, other people's lives...

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Sol Connor 8 months ago

Yes!!!

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Meowton Mewsk 8 months ago

Today is Saturday for me and I have been laying around since 8 am

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Laugh Fan 8 months ago

Where's Bored Panda???

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fox tail 8 months ago

Wth is bitcoin? I still don't understand

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BobbyK 8 months ago

ALL New Yorker's getting around tourists.

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Laugh Fan 8 months ago

I think I've had all of those seats. Though the one 'signing for things' in my case was having to go down a flight of stairs and let in all the muppets who'd forgotten their door pass.

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BobbyK 8 months ago

My kind of date.

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athornedrose 8 months ago

i need half a dozen

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Kenya Rai 8 months ago

Does anyone else take a long-ass time on diagrams like this, and then feel dumb because it takes them too long to understand them?

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Dian Ella Lillie 8 months ago

Saving this one too!

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Jessica Stohr 8 months ago

Dang

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BusLady 8 months ago

Just click on "Accept" already so it will go away.

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Isabel Care 8 months ago

Never. I frighten people enough when I am sober. My inhibitions are in place for your safety. (don't drink coz it tastes foul)

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Asia 8 months ago

Chaz would be my hero back in the university times... No doubt :)

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Kelly 8 months ago

Please, correct me: I can learn for free since it's not my native language!

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Clowton 8 months ago

Sometimes you feed it and change it and put it to bed but it still won't settle. Just treat them like an alien species to stay sane.

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BusLady 8 months ago

I like how they look like they have faces.

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Clowton 8 months ago

I get anxious that I end up doing nothing because there is so much mess I don't know where to start.

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Jaded Queen 8 months ago

This.

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Laugh Fan 8 months ago

Just get the dog.

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Phoebe Bean 8 months ago

Our lives on stage...

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BusLady 8 months ago

The vowels always trip me up.

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Isabel Care 8 months ago

The second power pack can even charge up the first at the same time as heating my back. Til they explode or melt through me being smug

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BusLady 8 months ago

Well, it's the only bucket ya got, deal with it.

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Clowton 8 months ago

Yes, but did you remember leg day?

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Venomous Sloth 8 months ago

cats

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Courtney Christoff-Tzazaroff 8 months ago

Why does everyone hate phone calls these days?!!!

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jetmastergames 8 months ago

My reaction when my dad got Facebook

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BusLady 8 months ago

Blame the camera.

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Clowton 8 months ago

Daylight savings is an outdated notion. We have lights. You can work when it's dark.

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KT Pinto 8 months ago

What's the obsession with the week between Xmas and NYE? I don't get it...

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Siona Woods 8 months ago

Car registration

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Jessica Stohr 8 months ago

Where can I buy this though?

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Phoebe Bean 8 months ago

Every.day.

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chaitu cherry 8 months ago

this is me!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Caitlin Smith 8 months ago

Just wait til you get to 2018..

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Phoebe Bean 8 months ago

Yep, I wonder too

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Nikki D 8 months ago

Washing machine? I hate the new ones that lock the lid. It's like they don't want me to know what's going on in there (top load, can't afford a fancy front load).

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