Keeping the brain in a healthy state is vital for one’s overall well-being. However, certain habits can weaken our cognitive abilities and gradually lead to mental health issues. Habits such as excessive sitting, insufficient social interaction, and inadequate sleep may affect our minds negatively. However, the encouraging news is that these habits are also the easiest to modify, as stated by Rudolph Tanzi, who is the director of the Genetics and Aging Research Unit and co-director of the McCance Center for Brain Health at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital. In the following discussion, we will highlight the habits that can negatively affect your mind and memory.