We all have experienced those depressing days. The news of a loved one passing away, doing poorly at school or having a rough day at work makes us feel sad. We become depressed and get this sense of helplessness during these moments.
However, a sad incident isn’t the only thing that can make us feel depressed. Sometimes it is out the daily activity that can make us feel bad. The little choices we make all throughout the day can have a bigger impact on us than we realize. The way we walk, the way we talk to others or even our social media activities can end up leaving a bad impression on our health. We do this unconsciously, but it does have a negative effect on our mental health.
Here are the top 12 bad habits that one should avoid in order to maintain a healthy mind;
12. Walking With a Slouch
There are no doubts that walking with a slouch is a bad habit. But did you know that this posture actually makes you more depressed? Based on a research, walking with your shoulders slouched, hunched over and with minimum hand movements lead to worse moods than those who walked freely with head held up high. People who slouch tend to be negative about everything and also remember the bad things that occurred to them. You could say that walking with a slouch leads to a negative attitude. So if you slouch when you walk, then put your head up high and start walking with more confident. You’ll be surprised at how much positive energy flows through your life.