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11/08/2014 10:08 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

The 12 Worst Habits For Your Mental Health

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By Carey Rossi

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control -- the death of a loved one, a job loss or financial troubles. But the small choices you make every day may also affect your mood more than you may realize. Your social media habits, exercise routine and even the way you walk may be sucking the happiness out of your day, and you may not even know it. Luckily, these behaviors can be changed. Read on for 12 ways you're sabotaging your good moods, and what you can do to turn it around.

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