Are You Picking Up Your Co-Workers Bad Habits?

We have all be there at one time or another. That place you go to in your career that you wouldn't normally be caught dead in. I am talking about that place that makes you adopt the bad habits of your co-workers. Sometimes this bug comes in the form of the drink-too-much at happy hour fairy, or the gorge-at lunch monster that sends you into an afternoon tailspin of lack of productivity, or it could even lead you into the danger zone of gossip monger at the water cooler.

Why is it that we tend to pick up the bad habits of those around us, especially those we work with? Well, according to LiveScience, the blame game is contagious and detrimental to all involved, especially in the workplace, but that your co-workers good habits can also be contagious and inspiring.