These Unexpected Normal Habits Are Actually Good for Your Health

If you hear the phrase ‘normal habits’, you’ll think of things like playing video games, chewing gum, being messy, etc. And if you mention any of these to anybody they are going to tell you these are bad and unhealthy but did you know these are actually good for your health?

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Yes, all the activities or habits we mentioned above are just a few examples of all the normal and mundane things that are actually good for our bodies and mind. After you finish this article you’ll have a counter argument to tell people who tell you to stop playing videogames or shower daily.

1Grunting while working out

If you thought you needed supplements to get a few extra reps in your workout, you’re sadly mistaken. Believe it or not but grunting can actually make you stronger while working out. You don’t need to do this out loud as it will annoy people at your gym but you can yell inside your head and it will have the same effect. It will also make you focus more on your work.

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2Playing video games

Everyone has always said that videogames are poison for young children as they make them violent and delusional.  Unfortunately, for those parents there is a counter-argument as playing fast-paced video games has proven to make children better at decision making and improved reaction times. This can help children in some situations.

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3Playing strategy games

This can be both strategy videogames and board games. Playing these games can help improve decision making and enhances our brain’s ability to learn. Many studies and reports have shown that real-time strategy games can improve the way you think and arrive at decisions. Researchers have said that children should be encouraged to play board games to make them smarter.

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4Surrounding yourself with positive people

You may have heard this bit of advice, that the best thing to do in life is to surround yourself with positive people as it will have a positive impact on your life. This actually happens to be true as surrounding yourself with positive people will make you feel happier and positive which actually impacts you mentally. So, get rid of all the negative and toxic people in your life.

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5Motivate yourself by asking “How important is it?”

If you ever feel like you cannot complete a task or are just feeling lazy, just ask yourself “How important is it?” This will help motivate you to complete your school or work projects on time as they are very important. This can also stop you from making bad or rash decisions.

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