Have you ever wondered if you’re the only one in the world doing certain things? Probably not. There are so many things that everyone does that are strangely specific and familiar that it’s hard to believe that not everyone lives the same. Everyone has their own little quirks and weird habits, but some parts of our lives seem universal.
For example, pressing an elevator button multiple times is 100% certain. Or turn down the music on your car stereo while parked so you can “see better”. Or have a fictitious argument in your head. The list goes on and on. The truth is that despite all our cultural differences, diverse social norms, and personal preferences, we are all connected in some way by these related situations and sometimes embarrassing habits. And it’s interesting to think how many of these behaviors we do unconsciously.
I could put all the secret things people do into a book, but I decided to stick with a simple list. Here are some small actions you probably do secretly.