These Are Your 5 Worst Habits, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

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Have you ever noticed that you have a particular set of hangups that seem to have formed out of nowhere? Well, believe it or not, it may have a little something to do with the bad habits associated with your zodiac sign. And that's because, while there are many factors involved in the formation of habits, astrology can help explain a lot.

"Each sign has a specific ruling planet and place within the zodiac," professional astrologer Rachel Lang, tells Bustle. "They also have unique combinations of elements (earth, air, fire, or water), or qualities (cardinal, fixed, or mutable). They have different go-to strategies for handling life’s stressors and pressures."

As with all paths of self-discovery, it never hurts to consider every facet. Learning more about the bad habits associated with your sign — if they happen to ring true — can mean getting to the bottom of what ails you, and working on improving habits that might be holding you back. If you tend to overwork or overspend, for example, learning more about why you feel compelled to do so might mean doing it less often.

Here are a few bad habits astrologers say are most common for each zodiac sign, as well as ways to turn things around so you can strike a better balance. And maybe even learn to overcome these bad habits.

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