Although the meaning of life has been debated since the beginning of time, perhaps the most valid reason we have for existing on Earth is simply to do just that: exist. Human beings, like all living creatures, are meant to thrive. It’s a wonder, then, that so many of us practice habits that are self-destructive.
Think about it: if all humans practiced all of these behaviors 100% of the time, our species would cease to exist sooner rather than later. Though some of these actions may not seem so harmful, the long-term effects they have on a person’s life can be increasingly detrimental if left unchecked.
The good news is that everyone can overcome self-destructive habits and get on track toward leading a more positive life.
1. A Self-Defeating Mindset
Many people who suffer from depression or anxiety actively believe they are no good whatsoever at anything they try to do. If they blow…