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7. Holding on to shame

7. Holding on to shame

Shame is one of the most detrimental habits. These embarrassing or shameful memories will pop up when you least expect them. They can trigger you to sabotage your goals.


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4. Comparing yourself to others

4. Comparing yourself to others

A lot of people look to others to determine how well they’re doing in life.

If some guy has an Audi and you have an old jalopy, you might feel like a fai...


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― Wayne Dyer

“You leave old habits behind by starting out with the thought, ‘I release the need for this in my life.’” 



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10. Staying in an unhealthy relationship

10. Staying in an unhealthy relationship

Staying in an unhealthy relationship can wreak havoc on your mental health. 

If your partner is verbally (or even physically) abusive and they refuse to change, it’s time to make a plan of escape. Otherwise, it’ll destroy your mind or even kill you. No one ...


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5. Not managing your time

5. Not managing your time

Watching too much TV or wasting time on social media will steal away your potential. It’s okay to relax and watch a show now and then...


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1. Denying your habits

1. Denying your habits

Denying your problems in hopes that they’ll disappear over time is a terrible habit. While time does help to ease the pain, deep down, it still hurts because it’s not solved.


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6. Submitting to Fear

6. Submitting to Fear

Fear will bring your progress to a screeching halt. It will trap you in your comfort zone for a lifetime. But, it doesn’t...


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11. Regretting the past

11. Regretting the past

Don’t dwell on what could have been. Any thought that starts with “I should of” is going to tear down your happiness.

These thoughts are harmful to your mental health, and they accomplish nothing. The only thing you have control over is what you do from now on. So,


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9. Refusing to forgive

9. Refusing to forgive

To varying degrees, we’ve all felt betrayed by someone we trusted. I know it’s painful to the core. If it was horrible enough, you might never talk to them again, although you’re not saving yourself from further pain if you refuse to forgive them.


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2. Rumination habits

2. Rumination habits

Dwelling on negative thoughts is dangerous to your well-being and confidence. Moreover, it can trap you in a depressive cycle. Every time you think these...


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8. Refusing to let go

8. Refusing to let go

Don’t hold on to things that you should release. Gripping onto the past, unused items, and negative people keeps you trapped. Unable to move on and live in joy.

We often don’t want to let go. Rea...


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3. Disapproving of yourself

3. Disapproving of yourself

If you have a habit of talking down to yourself, you’re wrecking your confidence. We tend to believe our thoughts, but this is a mistake. Not all thoughts ...


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