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10 Bad Habits That Might Actually Mean You're Smarter Than You Think

Woman Biting Her Nails

Some habits are more helpful than detrimental.

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What habits come to mind when you think of your bad habits? Is it frequent Netflix binges that keep you looking less than bright-eyed in the mornings? Or maybe it’s the three plus cups of daily coffee that gives you the jitters?

Most of the time, when we talk about bad habits, we are forced to take a hard look at the minute or could keep you from getting a or something else.

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