We all have our little quirks when it comes to the simple things in life, but can the things that make us unique, like our daily habits , offer any insight into our overall personality? Of course they can.

Not everyone sees the world in the same way. As such, we all have our personal beliefs and principles, and we keep them close and dear to us, even others try to convince us of their point of view. The same is true when it comes to how we approach even the simplest tasks.

For example, it may seem strange to your partner that you get in a bad mood when things are out of line. However, it makes perfect sense to you. Order makes you feel comfortable, while things that are in disorder can make you feel disorganized.

Test: 5 daily habits that reveal truths about your personality

There are many other examples we can point to, and here is a list of five little habits that may reveal more than you think. You may want to keep some of these secrets.

1. Eating habits reveal how a person takes advantage of life

According to Juliet Boghossian, behavioral food expert and founder of Food-ology:

“ Food-related habits can, in fact, reveal facets of an individual’s personality and behavior tendencies. What you want to observe are your “constant” or “typical eating habits.”

According to Boghossian:

  • Slow eaters are safe, balanced, appreciative; low energy, and often sad.
  • Fast eaters, on the other hand, are ambitious, goal-oriented, and bold. They are also impatient and tend to have a bad temper.
  • And then there’s the adventurous diner. This is the guy who is always looking for new types of food to try. Boghassian claims that this person is a risk-taker, an adrenaline junkie, but can also be a busy and overwhelming body.
  • Picky eaters. These types of dining rooms are detail-oriented and look for sensations. They also tend to be anxious and neurotic.
  • And the “isolationist,” the person who eats one thing at a time, is also detail-oriented. They are also careful and can be stubborn.

The next time your loved ones look at you like you have two heads for your eating habits, you can take a little break knowing that it’s just one of those things that makes you unique.

2. Do you have an email as an extrovert or a narcissist?

Tomás Chamorro-Premuzic, a clinical psychologist, states that the content of our emails reveals extroverted or narcissistic personality traits.

Extroverts tend to include “funny” topics in their email correspondents. Extroverts love to share their personal life, including dates, parties, and activities in their emails.

Narcissists have lower emotional intelligence and will commonly use language control in their emails. They tend to use a lot of “me” and “mine”.

Exactly! There is a hidden meaning in that email from your bosses! Not necessarily, but you can give yourself some clues as to what makes them tick.

3. Type A and Type B personalities view punctuality differently in different ways.

Numerous investigations have found that punctuality is based on an individual’s personality. Type A personalities are typically more aggressive and tenacious. Type B personalities are more relaxed and relaxed. Therefore, Type A personalities will almost always be on time and Type B personalities don’t really know about punctuality.

The next time you meet a fanatic about punctuality, a certain letter will most likely pop into your head.

4. The link between telephone addiction and emotional stability

A 2015 study found an interesting link between emotional stability and attachment to your cell phone.

The people who participated in the study answered questions using an agreement-disagreement scale (on a scale of 1 to 10, etc.). They answered questions like “I spend more time than I should on my cell phone” or “I get agitated when my cell phone is out of sight.”

The scientists found that people who were more addicted to their phones showed less emotional stability than people without a cell phone addiction. Maybe it’s time to leave your phone alone over dinner.

5. Placement of toilet paper: Are you dominant or submissive?

One of the oldest arguments like timing is the correct way to put a toilet paper roll in the toilet paper roll holder. The trick is in how the paper hangs, if under the roll, or on the roll. You probably have a preference. And it turns out that your opinion on this matter can suggest something quite remarkable about your personality. Fun!

Here’s what happened: Researchers conducted a survey consisting of 200 men and women. They asked about daily “hanging toilet paper” habits . In particular, the subjects were asked whether they inserted the roll with the loose leaf hanging above or below.

Their findings suggest that those who prefer the roll of paper at the top are more dominant, while those who prefer it at the bottom are more submissive.

However, I don’t think the researchers took into account whether the participants had a cat or not.

These little quirks help us to be who we are. While our uniqueness is what helps us set ourselves apart from others, it is also one of the many things that make the world even more interesting.

Dr. Eric Jackson

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses. He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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