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8 Bad Habits That Aren't So Bad After All Few things are all good or all bad, including most habits.

By John Rampton

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When it comes to habits, author James Clear hit the nail on the head, writing, "Bad habits interrupt your life and prevent you from accomplishing your goals. They jeopardize your health -- both mentally and physically." Oh yeah, they also "waste your time and energy."

Suffice it to say, you need to work on breaking bad habits and replacing them with good ones. What practices should you ditch? Well, there are some no-brainers -- smoking and eating junk food come to mind.

However, there are some habits that we consider "bad" that in reality may be beneficial. Here are eight "bad habits" that aren't as harmful as you thought.

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