Why Minding Your Own Business Can Improve Your Health
Humans are curious by nature and cannot fight the temptation to glance at people’s emails, tweets or texts. That urge of knowing more about someone life and business is overwhelming; however, how much a person could restrain himself is the gauge of the overall health. Trust is the most significant issue in any relationship, and sneaking a look at others cell phones or mail without permission might put in danger this relationship, do not forget the saying “Curiosity killed the cat.” Here are the health risks associated with being nosey or snoopy.
Snooping Is Addictive
Snooping at someone’s personal life such as his phone is like scratching a scab. Once you snoop once, it is hard to keep your nose away from people business. The best policy is to never snoop at all. Finding a suspicious thing or finding nothing while snooping doesn't matter, because what is more important that you became a sick person that does not trust anyone, and practices snooping as a feeling of relief. Every time you lack trust, you may feel the urge to relieve it through snooping.
Snooping Is a Losing Case
The curiosity to know about someone’s personal life is not a win situation. The snooper is passing the point of no return. If the snooper found nothing suspicious, he will have soothed suspicions feeling but combined with guilt through violating someone privacy. If the snooper found some wrongdoing, he will be in a dilemma, to face the victim admitting the fact of doing something unethical or keep silence while burning from inside out.
Endangering People’s Life
People's information is confidential. Snooping at people’s personal life may cause them problems professionally. Some people are obligated to keep passwords on their communication devices because it is mandatory by law. Law protects confidential information, and snooping may endanger the data keeper and subject people secrets and personal information to danger.
Minding your own business can improve your health, and to mind your business and not to snoop, you need to do these things.
Ask Yourself if it Is Curiosity or Nagging
Curiosity is natural as long as we exercise impulse control and make decisions aligned with our values and morals. Nagging is a state of troubled awareness or anxiety, as chronic pain or problem.
Address Your Concerns
If you feel that something is wrong, discuss your concern, address the problem using the right channels of discussion professionally. If you have worries undermining the safety of your relationship, open communication channels with your work or life partners, and work through problems or the worries together with your partners to keep robust and healthy relationshipsThe best way to get answers is to ask questions, ask for what you want, ask people to meet your standard, draw your borderlines and trust people. Ask yourself questions as well, what kind of relationship are you looking for, do you need commitment or clarification? Does answering these questions making you feel safe. Would it be helpful if your partner stopped taking phone calls in the other room?
Create an Open Door Policy
If applying an open door policy might help your curiosity and reduce yours or your partner snooping level, apply it. It is normal for couples in long-term relationships to share passwords and have an open relationship with no closed doors or secrets. It works well with most honest people. Such a relationship eliminates the feeling of hidden things and removes the action of snooping accordingly. Some people may not have that luxury due to work confidential information. But you might agree with your partner to discuss any suspicious feelings openly with respect and understanding to the nature of each one work.Mind your own business, speak up your concerns, and communicate, rather than snooping.