photo by sealion of SacramentoNew research reveals that some of the behaviors our mothers warned us about may have positive outcomes for our health and well-being. Habits like swearing, gossiping, chewing gum and over-reacting when irritated can be good for reducing stress, improving workplaces and burning calories.

“Scientists have discovered that some of our guilty pleasures can enhance our health in surprising ways, by making us smarter, slimmer, and more resistant to diseases,” says writer, Lisa Collier Cool.

Nervous fidgeting and leaving our beds messy are two more vices that can enhance a healthy lifestyle.

(READ the story in Yahoo Health)

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