Grandma was right, watching tv will rot your brain. Which of these tv shows are the worst for your mental health?
Here is a list of shows to stay away from:
Where do I even begin with this show? Most fans of 'Jersey Shore' would probably even admit that it isn't a quality show, and that it's bad for their mental health. It's nice to be able to admit that you're watching a guilty pleasure, and if it's your only such television viewing mistake, we'll let you off the hook here. But if this is the type of entertainment you choose for yourself on a regular basis, you might want to go to a doctor and have your head examined.
Encouraging Teen Pregnancy With 'Teen Mom'
Just kidding. Don't get injured.
Glorifying Eating Disorders with 'America's Next Top Model'
Otherwise, though, this show is just another example of our society's obsession with perfection as beauty. In order to make it on the show, or be successful as a model, you have to be skinnier than a size 8, torture yourself with an unhealthy diet, and act out in any way possible to score yourself attention.
Learning Bad Mental Health Firsthand on 'Sarah Palin's Alaska'
Regressing to Digestive Health Jokes with 'Two and a Half Men'
Did I forget to say, Jersey Shore?
'Jersey Shore' teaches us all that it's a great idea to tan until our skin looks like leather, party until embarrassing photos end up online for the world to see, and sleep with everyone everywhere with no thought to the consequences. Not only that, but the basic moral of the story is that drinking excessively every day and every night won't have any negative effect on your health. We're all aware that this is bad advice, right? We know that these people are not positive, healthy role models.
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