10 common bad habits that are actually good for your Health

As there are always two sides to every story, the same way habits are categorized into good and bad. And trust me, not all the bad habits have bad impact on us. There is a thin line that differentiates these two worlds of habits. So ditch the guilt, and know that ‘bad’ habit may not actually be as harmful as you think.

1. Gossiping

Is Gossiping considered to be a bad habit? Nahhh, Certainly ‘Not’. In fact it’s one of our favorite pastime. We talk, make fun, giggle over things and laugh out loud, it helps people squash their stress and anxiety and even help us to bond with others. We love a good gossip, whether it’s over someone’s hairstyle, their new romance or their outfit choice, we love doing it all with our peers.

2. Loose your temper

If even you are happy go lucky types, than also there are chances that you might get angry on few things, and that’s in our human psychology. There are times when you tend to loose your temper on the people around but that’s alright if you do that once In a while because research has found that losing your temper could be good for your health and reduce stress.

3. Drinking Coffee

A lot can happen over a cup of coffee, most of us are aware of it. But how many of us actually know that a lot good can happen by drinking a cup of a coffee. A study by the Harvard Medical School has found that women who drink two or more cups of coffee a day, are less likely to be depressed, and it even cuts risk of age-related diabetes. Caffeine regulates our mood and helps to protect against cancer.

4. Fidgeting

Our School teachers have warned us time and again for doing this, but a research reveals that fidgeting is not a bad thing. Your habits of constant foot tapping or playing with your hair may be irritating for others but for you it’s healthy. It burns up to 350 extra calories a day, helps in better blood circulation and improves your memory and focus.

5. Skipping a Shower

I know, I know you all must be thinking how this nasty habit would have a positive side. But that’s true! Daily shower erodes the natural oils from your skin, which keep it hydrated and supple. It could also strip your skin of good bacteria that help to prevent disease.

6. Of course you can skip your workout

Everybody wants to stay healthy and look fit. But it’s not essential to workout daily, u may can take a day off and relax. In fact a University of Tokyo study found that cutting daily exercise into smaller chunks is more beneficial for our body as it results in larger fat burn than one long, grueling session.

7. Oops You Forgot to apply Sunscreen

Sunscreen acts as a protective shield against Sun and keeps you away from being tanned. But do you know constant coating of sunscreen could increase the risk of skin cancer and also stops your skin from making Vitamin D – a nutrient that actually stops skin cells from turning cancerous. To protect yourself, Soak up 15 minutes of sunshine every day before slathering on your sunscreen.

8. Chocolate

According to UCLA researchers, chocolate is the food women crave most. Which is undoubtedly a fact, isn’t it? Don’t worry you won’t get that extra pounds on your belly by eating chocolates once in a while, but it surely improves your blood flow to your heart, dial down inflammation and relax arteries.

9. Swearing

Yes, you have read it right “SWEARING”. Many of you must be wondering how swearing can be useful for us? But according to the researchers at Keele University’s School of Psychology, swearing can give effective short-term relief from pain and helps to cope with the stress but the study also notes that swearing should be reserved for crisis only.

10. Daydreaming

Many of us view Daydreaming as a form of procrastination or something which we think while we are in a statement of unconsciousness. But do you know letting our mind wander can boost our problem-solving abilities. So next time when you do daydreaming just take that as a problem buster.