10 "Good" Habits That Are Actually Bad

#1 Skipping meals

Skipping meals may seem like a good way to cut calories, but it can actually slow down your metabolism and cause your body to hold onto fat.

#2 Sleeping in on weekends

While catching up on lost sleep may seem like a good idea, disrupting your sleep schedule can actually make it harder to fall asleep and stay asleep during the week.

#3 Multitasking

Attempting to do multiple things at once can lead to decreased productivity and increased stress.

#4 Constantly checking your phone

Constant phone use can lead to addiction, anxiety, and decreased focus and productivity.

#5 Holding in your emotions

Suppressing your emotions can lead to stress, anxiety, and even physical health problems.

#6 Over-exercising

Over-exercising can lead to injuries, burnout, and decreased immunity.

#7 Drinking fruit juice

While fruit juice may seem like a healthy choice, it is often loaded with sugar and lacks the fiber and nutrients of whole fruits.

#8 Sitting for long periods

Sitting for long periods of time can lead to poor posture, back pain, and decreased circulation.

#9 Using hand sanitizer excessively

Overuse of hand sanitizer can actually weaken your immune system by killing good bacteria that help fight off infections.

#10 Going on fad diets

Fad diets may lead to short-term weight loss, but they are often unsustainable and can lead to long-term health problems.