It is estimated that the overall prevalence of depression among Indians is as high as 15.9% . In fact studies suggest that the number of depressed Indians has drastically increased in the last few decades. While there are several causes of depression did you know that your daily habits can play a major role in your mental and emotional well-being? These are the seven seemingly harmless habits many people practice in their day-to-day lives that could make them more prone to depression. 1. You have poor posture Researchers have found that your posture can strongly affect your emotional processes .