Are You A Slave to Your Habits?

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  1. AdsenseStrategies profile image77
    AdsenseStrategiesposted 8 years ago

    I don't mean things like smoking, or eating sticky cakes roll . I mean are there things you do automatically every day just purely out of routine.

    Is Hubpages one of your habits... is it an adddddiction....

    Are some habits good for you...

    1. Arthur Fontes profile image80
      Arthur Fontesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Bathing and teeth brushing are habits that would be beneficial.

    2. kimbaustin profile image57
      kimbaustinposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Sometimes I think all my electronic crutches are habits...my computer, my iphone, my kindle.  If one goes down, I panic.  Then I look around and realize it's not just me.  I see groups of people "hanging out together" in person, socializing but 1/2 to 3/4 of the group are texting.  I sit in business meetings where people text.  It's maddening.  Then there are the social networks.  Sometimes I just have to turn it all off, be alone with my thoughts and remind myself I am human.

  2. marcel285 profile image64
    marcel285posted 8 years ago

    hubpages is my sole addiction..Ceckin my account, loggin in and loggin out..Constantly!! On average, i spend about 6 hours a day on hubpages!

    I got up at 7 this morning, it's now 12:00, and i have only moved from the computer to get food and cups of tea.

    1. AdsenseStrategies profile image77
      AdsenseStrategiesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Ohhhh you Antipodean smile

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    Crazdwriterposted 8 years ago

    Does cracking my knuckles count? I try to stop but I have started at a young age that I do it out of habit now.. sad Oh and my neck too

    1. dave272727 profile image61
      dave272727posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Me too!! 
      I dip tobacco...  I started that when I "quit" smoking.  I guess I basically traded one for the other.  I have one or two dips a day. 
      I have a habit of going to reddit.com and looking at the NSFW pictures too, but I think that is just because I am stuck on a boat with all dudes.

  4. marcel285 profile image64
    marcel285posted 8 years ago

    Antipodean, I had to look that word up Adsense! Yes, that i am.

    1. AdsenseStrategies profile image77
      AdsenseStrategiesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Well, for it to be lunchtime there... do you have a half-hour time zone too, like us? It is 10pm here.

      (and what DAY is it where you are......)

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    lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

    a few, but mostly not.

  6. marcel285 profile image64
    marcel285posted 8 years ago

    Yeah, traditionally our lunch time is 12- 12.30. It is Tuesday here. Where are you, what day is it?

    Im in Aussie though, NZ is my home. Australia is 2 hours ahead of NZ.

    1. AdsenseStrategies profile image77
      AdsenseStrategiesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Greetings from Monday! I won't broadcast my location (in case of assassins sent from Mordor, I know you in New Zealand know all about that...), but check it out on my profile. But you didn't answer my question... do you have a half-hour time zone

    2. AdsenseStrategies profile image77
      AdsenseStrategiesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Do New Zealanders make fun of your Australian accent sad

  7. marcel285 profile image64
    marcel285posted 8 years ago

    I don't have an australian accent!! NEVER!! i have a very strong kiwi accent, when i talk to an aussie, they always say, 'oh your from NZ arn't you?'

    I don't really understand what you mean by half hour time zone?

    1. AdsenseStrategies profile image77
      AdsenseStrategiesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yes something like this happens to me when I am in England. I have lived in Canada for so long that people in England say 'oh your from NZ aren't you?' wink
      I'm not kidding, or Ireland, or South Africa, or France, or Wales, or Germany, or Zimbabwe... I guess my accent is flavoured enough not to be "obviously" English... although everyone in my home town here in Canada asks me where I am from too (though they are assuming England in their heads... I can feel it.)

      I am in a half-hour time zone. It is 8:30 in New York, and 1:30 in London, but 10pm here... we're half-an-hour "off"

      1. marcel285 profile image64
        marcel285posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        oh i see, no it's not that here.

  8. marcel285 profile image64
    marcel285posted 8 years ago

    Excuse my arrogance, for not checking myself!- Your country of origin.

    You might be surprised to know that Kiwis and Aussies don't get along!!!

    1. AdsenseStrategies profile image77
      AdsenseStrategiesposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I'm not surprised in the least. Canadians cannot stand being mistaken for Americans. I don't think Americans think about Canadians very much at all, however......

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    Millionheirposted 8 years ago

    I don't think I am a slave. My life's too disorganized for that!

 
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