Every single person has his share of bad habits. Bad habits like smoking, binge drinking, not getting enough sleep, etc are pretty much out there in the open with their negative consequences. However, there are some daily bad habits that affect us in a very subconscious way and negatively affect your health and disturb your well being in the long run.
What are these daily bad habits that negatively affect our health? Read on to find out:
Skipping breakfast: A vast majority of people skip their breakfast and conveniently blame their hectic schedule. Breakfast is, for a reason, the most important meal of the day as it helps us boost our early morning metabolism and creates an energy reserve for the rest of the day. A well-balanced nutritious breakfast is imperative for a productive day and good health.
Using credit: In this world of digital banking, credit comes easy. Many a time, we use our credit options in the heat of the moment only to face mental stress when the credit comes back as debt. Spending money recklessly is one of the leading factors for stress and bad mental health.
Bedtime phone sessions: Just a 10-minute social media session right before you sleep seems like a stress buster but in reality, all it does is mess up one's sleep patterns. This is because constant exposure to light at night disturbs the internal body clock and restricts the production of the sleep-inducing hormone melatonin.
Snacking between meals: While snacking between meals seems like a harmless thing to do, it restricts a person from understanding his natural hunger instincts and satisfaction signals. That being said, snacking between meals leads to overeating which in turn leads to other chronic diseases like diabetes, obesity, etc.
Lying: Research from the University of Notre Dame found when people cut back on the number of lies they told, they did not suffer from problems like headaches, sore throat and anxiety. This is because defending one lie takes a hundred other lies and leads to problems like stress, anxiety, etc. This is extremely detrimental to one’s mental and physical health.
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