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This electric-shock bracelet helped me quit biting my nails

Pavlok 2 wearable claims to help reduce cravings and break bad habits. It releases a mild electric stimulus and uses aversion therapy to train your brain. Business Insider’s Abby Tang tested it out for two weeks to see if it could break her nail-biting habit. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
This electric-shock bracelet helped me quit biting my nails
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10 signs your bad habits could signal a psychological disorder

Although it’s completely normal to have some bad habits, there are certain red flags to look out for that signify your bad habit has become something more. If your bad habit is preventing you from sleeping or doing basic things like showering, consider seeing a therapist. Hyper-focusing on your eating […]
10 signs your bad habits could signal a psychological disorder
Strategy

There’s a good reason people don’t exercise enough, eat healthy, or save for retirement, and a straightforward strategy can help them start

Want to exercise more, eat better, and save for retirement? Punish yourself for bad habits immediately, instead of waiting for future consequences. That’s according to James Clear, author of “Atomic Habits.” For example, you might recruit an accountability partner who will think you’re untrustworthy if you don’t show up to […]
There’s a good reason people don’t exercise enough, eat healthy, or save for retirement, and a straightforward strategy can help them start
Strategy

19 things managers most hate that employees do

Displaying certain bad habits at work can really get on your managers’ nerves. Knowing what some of the worst offenders are is the first step in not letting your bad habits get the best of you. These bad habits can range from showing up late to work to being the […]
19 things managers most hate that employees do
Strategy

9 habits of unsuccessful people

• Nobody’s perfect – most of us have picked up a bad habit or two at some point. • Most of the time, a bad habit won’t wreck your whole life. • Still, it’s probably best to avoid these success-sabotaging tendencies. Bad habits may not seem like a big deal […]
9 habits of unsuccessful people
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18 bad habits you should break in 2018 to be more productive

Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day. While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you’re not sabotaging yourself with bad habits. Below are 18 things you should stop doing […]
18 bad habits you should break in 2018 to be more productive
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31 unprofessional habits that annoy everyone you work with

Everyone has bad workplace habits. Whether you realise it or not, they could be driving your coworkers nuts. You’re best avoiding certain habits at work, like eating smelly food at your desk or talking politics. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. It’s understandable that, in all the time we […]
31 unprofessional habits that annoy everyone you work with