Eating healthy, working out, and getting a good night’s rest — three habits you probably know you should have in your life, right? Well, what if I were to say those aren’t the only habits you should be focusing on? Turns out, there are a ton of things you do every single day that need your attention. Why? Because they aren’t good for you! Here are eight habits you should stop doing so you can live a healthier and happier life:
Sitting With Your Legs Crossed
We’re all guilty of sometimes sitting with our legs crossed. Whether you’re a woman or a man, you’ve probably taken a seat and immediately crossed one leg over the other’s knee. Not only does sitting with your legs crossed hurt your posture, it can increase your risk of blood clots. The veins in your knee are being constricted when you sit with your legs crossed and you’re also putting a lot of strain on your back, hip, and pelvis. Do you have back problems or knee problems? It could be because you’re spending too much time sitting with your legs crossed!