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Mental health tips: 3 everyday habits that make us dull and unproductive

Mental health tips: 3 everyday habits that make us dull and unproductive

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Habits that make us dull and unproductive

Habits that make us dull and unproductive

Some invisible and repetitive habits are mostly responsible for our daily miseries. 

  • Overthinking
  • Worrying about the future and dwelling in the past
  • Monotonous Daily Routine

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Overthinking

Overthinking

This is an invisible toxic habit and may go mostly unnoticed and may lead to: 

  • Time & Energy waste
  • Anxiety & productivity depletion
  • Attention span decrease
  • Emotional Mental exhaustion
  • May manifest as physical symptoms like headaches, body aches, and digestive issues

To overcome the overthinking habit, develop the habit of observing your thoughts.

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Living in Future or Past

Living in Future or Past

Worrying about the Future or Dwelling on the past:

  • The Past is over and we can only learn from it.
  • Focusing too much on the Future can lead to worry and anxiety.
  • By avoiding the NOW and denying the REAL, we miss taking the right steps and timely action.

To overcome this habit, stay in the present and be mindful.

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Monotony

Monotony

A Monotonous Daily Routine results in

  • No Scope for Creativity and Learning.
  • Inflexible routines can affect Mental health.
  • Spending too much time on low-value activities

To break the monotony, learn a new hobby or a skill. Do something different creative more often.

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Summary of Tips

Summary of Tips

  • Observe your thoughts
  • Stay in the present moment
  • Learn new skills, cultivate hobbies

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